Treatments for plantar fasciitis, which Jonathan Cluett, M.D. describes as the most common cause of arch pain, include stretching exercises and anti-inflammatory medications. In some cases, wearing special inserts in the... More » Health

Joint pain in the foot can be caused by arthritis, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. The three types of arthritis most often found in the feet are osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and post-tr... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Pain under the arch of the foot is usually caused by a condition called plantar fasciitis, explains About Health. Plantar fasciitis involves inflammation of the band of tissue that connects the heel to the toes. The pain... More »

There are various causes of pain on the bottom of the foot, including heel spurs, plantar fasciitis and fallen arches, according to WebMD. Heel spurs are bone growths that form on the bottom of the heel bone, leading to ... More »

Heel spur pain generally comes from plantar fasciitis, or irritation of the plantar fascia (the tissue band that runs along the bottom of the foot, supporting the ball), and treatment involves options ranging from ice an... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Medical conditions such as plantar fasciitis, flat feet and metatarsalgia can cause pain at the bottom of the foot, explains Mayo Clinic. Wearing ill-fitting shoes or engaging in high-intensity exercise programs and spor... More »

Podiatrist and fitness instructor Dr. Emily Splichal suggests balancing exercises, such as standing on one leg, to help alleviate foot pain and maximize foot health. The single-leg balancing exercise involves simply stan... More » Health Fitness & Exercise Exercise