Foot pain can be extremely painful, but it is also very common among children, young adults, older adults, and elderly. The most common foot problems are plantar faciitis, achilles tendonitis, and heel pain.
The circulatory system can be negatively affected from lack of physical activity, sitting for long periods of time, not stretching throughout the day, and obesity as well.
Signs of poor circulation:
stiffness or weakness
Numbness or crampness in the legs
Sometimes, poor blood circulation in the feet and legs can be caused by other conditions, such as the damaging or inflammation of blood vessels.
Examination by preferred podiarist
Refer patient to vein specialist for examination and testing
Prescribe medication to help improve circulation
We, United foot and Ankle, strive to give our patients the best treatment options. If you are experiencing or know of someone experiencing similar symtopms, please contact our office at (732)979-2035. We are located in East Brunswick, Keyport, Perth Amboy, and Bayonne.
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