Causes of Burning Foot Pain

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1.-Peripheral Neuropathy. - Peripheral neuropathy is caused by damage to the nerves in the leg or foot, anywhere along their path from the spine down to the feet. It is the most common cause of burning pain in feet.

2.-Morton’s Neuroma. - Thickening of the soft tissues surrounding one of the nerves in your foot.Anything which places pressure on the foot such as abnormal foot position, repetitive high-impact activities e.g. running or poor fitting footwear e.g. narrow shoes or high heels.

3.-Peripheral Vascular Disease. - Obstruction of the large arteries of the extremities (i.e. those not around the heart or brain) which limits blood flow. Also known as peripheral artery disease (PAD). Atherosclerosis (thickening of the artery wall), stenosis (narrowing of the artery) or a blood clot.

4.-Metatarsalgia. - Irritation and inflammation of the foot bones and surrounding soft tissues.

5.-Charcot-Marie Tooth Disease. - A group of disorders that affect the peripheral nerves.It is an inherited disorder caused by genetic mutation.

Source: Foot Pain Explored

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