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Foot pain Treatments

Alternative Treatments for Foot pain

Alternative treatments, home remedies, other other complementary therapies that have been listed as possibly helpful for Foot pain in various sources may include:

  • Hydrotherapy
  • Alternating cold and hot foot soak
  • Eucalyptus, peppermint and rosemary oil foot soak
  • Arnica
  • Massage therapy
  • Acupressure
  • Rest
  • Clove and sesame oil foot rub
  • Lavender, chamomile, geranium and olive oil foot rub
  • Toe exercise with rubber band
  • Lose weight
  • Traumeel tablets
  • Chamomile supplement or cream
  • Arnica supplement or cream
  • Echinacea supplement or cream
  • Belladonna supplement or cream
  • Calendula cream
  • Menthol-containing cream
  • Multivitamin supplement
  • Multimineral supplement
  • Grape seed extract
  • Bromelain
  • Turmeric
  • Strength training
  • Ice
  • Compression
  • Elevate the affected area
  • Heat if no swelling
  • Water-type exercise (aquacize, swimming)
  • Low-gear biking
  • Stretching
  • DMSO gel (dimethylsulfoxide)
  • Lemon grass oil
  • Birch oil
  • Marjoram oil
  • Massage
  • Ayurvedic medicine
  • Chinese medicine
  • Homeopathy
  • Acupuncture
  • Snake oil (contains high percentage of EPA, eicosapentaenoic acid)
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (e.g. aspirin or ibuprofen)
  • Chinese folk remedies
  • Chinese patent herbs
  • Avoid sandals or shoes without arch support
  • Soften the back part of the shoe
  • Arch support (orthotics)

Treatments for Causes of Foot pain

Review the treatment information pages for various causes of Foot pain:

More causes: not all possible causes for Foot pain are listed above; for a full list refer to causes of Foot pain.

Treatment Notes

Only your doctor can advise whether any of these treatments are appropriate for your specific medical situation. Always discuss all treatment options with your doctor before making a decision, including whether to start or discontinue any treatment plan.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Foot pain:

The following list of conditions have 'Foot pain' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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