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Taking the Right Steps: Effective Treatments for Foot Pain

Mar 19, 2023
Mint Medical Center is dedicated to providing the highest level of care for patients experiencing foot pain, using the latest techniques in targeted regenerative medicine.

Foot pain is a common problem that affects many people each year. In fact, according to the American Podiatric Medical Association, about 75% of Americans will experience foot pain at some point in their lives.

Foot pain can be caused by a variety of factors, including injury, overuse, and medical conditions such as arthritis and diabetes. It can also be aggravated by certain activities, such as standing or walking for long periods of time or wearing poorly fitting shoes.

The severity of foot pain can vary widely, from a mild ache or discomfort to severe, debilitating pain that interferes with daily activities. Treatment options for foot pain can include rest, physical therapy, medication, and in some cases, surgery. Regenerative medicine can often be very effective for many of the most common foot conditions.

The most common foot pain conditions include:

Plantar Fasciitis

This is a condition that affects the plantar fascia, a thick band of tissue that runs along the bottom of the foot. It is commonly characterized by heel pain that is worse in the morning and improves throughout the day.

Morton's Neuroma

This condition involves the thickening of the tissue surrounding one of the nerves that leads to the toes. It typically causes pain and a burning or tingling sensation in the ball of the foot.


This is a general term used to describe pain in the ball of the foot. It can be caused by a variety of factors, including overuse, wearing high heels, and having flat feet.


This is a condition that affects the sesamoid bones in the foot. It typically causes pain under the big toe joint and can be aggravated by activities such as running and jumping.

Achilles Tendinitis

This is a condition that involves inflammation of the Achilles tendon, which connects the calf muscles to the heel bone. It can cause pain and stiffness in the back of the heel.


This is a bony bump that forms at the base of the big toe. It can cause pain and discomfort, and in severe cases, can interfere with walking.

We are here to help!

At Mint Medical Center, located in Oakland, California, we take a personalized approach to every patient who walks through our doors. Our dedicated team of experienced physicians and specialists conduct a thorough analysis to determine the underlying cause of your foot pain, and work together to develop a customized treatment plan tailored to your specific needs.

We pride ourselves on staying up-to-date with the latest techniques and technologies in regenerative medicine, including platelet-rich plasma, cellular tissue products, red light and hyperbaric therapy to ensure our patients receive the most advanced care possible. Additionally, we offer chiropractic care to address any alignment issues that may be contributing to your discomfort.

Our goal is to provide the highest quality care and help you get back on your feet as quickly and safely as possible. Don't suffer through foot pain alone – let us help you put your best foot forward and overcome your discomfort today!