Dr. B C Shah will examine your foot and ask you about any symptoms you have, such as pain and swelling. You may be asked to move your big toe up and down to determine whether your range of movement is limited. Dr. B C Shah will also ask about your general medical history. Tell them about any surgery or treatments you have already tried for bunions, such as bunion pads or over-the-counter painkillers. Dr. B C Shah will want to establish what is causing your bunion. They will want to find out whether your bunion is due to an underlying condition, such as arthritis. Radiographic imaging A lot have been done to analyze some possible treatment of arch pain. Some of them which have been documented include avoiding of high heeled shoes that could subject the total body weight to the arch tendons and ligaments. Other possible treatment involves the use of high quality insoles in wider shoes. This is vital because the insoles facilitate reduction of pressure at the arch as it reduces the arch pain. Therefore, the best insole suitable for use in arch pain relief is that that offers maximum foot support and rectifies the body posture and arch developmental mechanisms. Furthermore, quality insoles prevent the feet from rolling inward. Arch pain in the muscles that is often described as cramping, aching, pulling, or even sharp when you walk. This pain is usually worse with the first steps in the morning or after a period of sitting. The plantar fascia is a big strong ligament running from the heel to the toes, but it is actually the muscles that sit just beneath the fascia that are inflamed. The heel is usually involved in the pain as well. There are quite a number of bunion relief home remedies which can cure bunion pain, like mixing Epsom salt in lukewarm water or using an ice pack. Warts are hard and often painful lesions usually on the bottom of the feet. They can appear raised or relatively flat, and will often have a cauliflower-like pattern with black speckles. Caused by a virus and spread by contact with skin tissue containing the virus, this condition may or may not be painful and can easily spread around the foot and to other family members. Common areas of infection include bathrooms, showers, and locker rooms. Unlike warts on the hands, over-the-counter medications are usually ineffective. Treatment takes time and patience. During the radiographic imaging procedure, you will be asked to stand on your affected foot while the image is taken. Hammertoes are a deformity where the middle joints of all the toes are bent. This occurs due to poorly fitted shoes and muscle imbalance. Improper footwear and individual bone structure exert pressure and form a benign and enlarged growth of nerves. The rubbing of tissues causes irritation, numbness and tingling in the nerves which in turn manifests as a burning sensation. These are called Neufomas and are treated conservatively with corticosteroids. The bones pushing against the skin and exerting pressure results in corns and calluses thereby thickening the skin and irritating the underlying tissues. A bunion is a bony bump near the joint of the big toe that can be painful. It can be caused by wearing tight shoes, sustaining foot injuries, or may be a congenital birth defect. Bunions are permanent but aren't always painful unless the joint becomes inflamed. If you have a bunion, there are several ways you can try to prevent it from worsening. A bunion is a bump that emerges on the side of the big toe. This occurs when the big toe starts to lean toward the other toes. Bunions can be painful, but there are several home remedies to ease the pain. Bunions - Bunions are areas of the big toe that become red and sensitive because they are pushed toward the inside toe. Usually this is the result of wearing high heeled shoes if you have narrow toes. Common padding can be used to help relief pain, irritation and potential infection, but surgery may be necessary to re-align the toes to their proper positions. Bunions can occur in one or both feet. Most people don't seek medical attention for corns and calluses unless they are feeling pain and discomfort. The doctor can make a diagnosis by looking at your skin; there are no tests necessary to confirm their presence.