Risk Factors for Foot Pain
Occupational Risk Factors
- Arthritis of the foot and ankle
- Toe deformities
- Pinched nerves between the toes
- Plantar fasciitis
- Adult acquired flat foot
- Tarsal tunnel syndrome
- Stress fractures
- Calluses and blisters
Medical Conditions and Trauma
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- Reviewer: Michael Woods, MD
- Review Date: 02/2014 -
- Update Date: 03/18/2013 -
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