Handle Foot Pain Caused by Arthritis with Proper Footwear

Proper footwear are powerful words in the world of foot health. In particular, devices such as orthotics can help to treat arthritis by adjusting muscle stimulation to lessen the joint burden. Moreover, correctly fitting footwear can also help in this regard since shoes that are narrow and tight may cause damage to the foot’s joints. This is why high heels are terrible for arthritis as they place enormous amounts of pressure on the foot’s arch, which can cause damage to neighboring joints. Symptoms of this condition include pain in the foot when moving or during high-intensity activities, sensitivity to the joint, inflammation of the joint at the start of the day or after resting it.

Proper footwear and treatment include:

Proper foot care is imperative for a number of reasons, one of which is the prevention of arthritis since it can have a large toll on the health of the foot. At Stavros O. Alexopoulos, DPM located in Chicago, Illinois, our foot doctor, Stavros O. Alexopoulos, DPM, will do everything in his power to provide your feet with a treatment plan that can help to prevent the onset of arthritis. So, make an appointment by calling our office at (773) 561-8100 and look over our Patient Education Library!

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Stavros Alexopoulos One of Chicago’s top podiatrists, Stavros Alexopoulos, DPM, treats routine to complex foot and ankle issues. Dr. Alexopoulos is currently accepting new patients at My Chicago Foot Expert located near Ravenswood, North Park, and Jefferson Park.

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