yet research shows that only a fraction of those suffering from sore feet seek professional help. A common misconception is that sore feet are normal; they are not .
Just as you would visit your dentist for a toothache. You should visit a podiatrist , if you suffer from sore or tired feet.
Your podiatrist is qualified to identify and treat the cause of your foot pain which could occur due to problems with foot biomechanics ( foot structure) inappropriate footwear , growths ( corns,calluses) disease ( diabetes , arthritis) infection ( tinea) or injury
Foot pain can also be a sign of systemic disease. For example, 20% of cases of Rheumatoid Arthritis and 35% of stress fractures occur in the feet .
Information sourced from the Australian Podiatry Council “ your podiatrist talks about feet”.