How Do I Know If My Foot Pain Is Serious?

With all the bones, tendons, muscles, and ligaments in the feet, it’s no wonder that the feet can be vulnerable to several different injuries and ailments. If you have been experiencing troublesome symptoms in your feet that won’t let up, you could be dealing with a severe foot problem. At Great Neck Family Foot Care, Dr. Hochstein maintains a high level of expertise in treating several foot and ankle conditions. Our podiatrist would like to discuss some signs that you are dealing with severe foot pain. 


Signs of Serious Foot Pain

Most people deal with some form of foot pain throughout their lives, especially if they spend long hours standing on their feet. Minor aches and pains may not cause concern, but severe foot pain that doesn’t improve could lead to long-term complications. If you notice any of the following signs or symptoms and conditions along with your foot pain, you should seek immediate attention:


  • Diabetes.
  • Recent trauma or injury to the foot. 
  • Fever.
  • Inability to bear weight on foot. 
  • Wounds.
  • Visible deformity of the foot. 

Visiting Great Neck Family Foot Care


After a long day of standing on your feet, it’s not uncommon to experience some discomfort. However, if you notice severe foot pain that seems out of proportion to your normal activities, you should seek the foot care expertise of our podiatrist. Dr. Hochstein will be able to assess your foot pain and determine the best course of treatment to get you back to health. Your feet take a lot of stress, so you must treat them well to avoid future problems. To learn more about how Dr. Hochstein addresses severe foot pain or to schedule an appointment, be sure to contact Great Neck Family Foot Care today!