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Foot Pain and Lifting Weights

Foot pain is a phenomenon that affects a wide range of individuals worldwide and can have various causes. People may experience foot pain after performing activities such as lifting weights. Specifically, when an individual lifts weights or performs deadlifts and lunges, they put extra pressure on their feet. If a person does not take enough time between lifting weights to rest, they may neglect recovery time, and foot pain may be more likely to occur. If someone is lifting weights with improper form and technique, this may also be a reason to develop unwanted foot conditions. If you frequently engage in weight lifting, it is suggested that you reach out to a podiatrist today who can provide you with appropriate treatment, if necessary.


Foot Pain

Foot pain can be extremely painful and debilitating. If you have a foot pain, consult with Dwayne A. Lay, DPM from Elite Foot and Ankle. Our doctor will assess your condition and provide you with quality foot and ankle treatment.


Foot pain is a very broad condition that could be caused by one or more ailments. The most common include:

  • Bunions
  • Hammertoes
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Bone Spurs
  • Corns
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Ingrown Toenails
  • Arthritis (such as Gout, Rheumatoid, and Osteoarthritis)
  • Flat Feet
  • Injury (from stress fractures, broken toe, foot, ankle, Achilles tendon ruptures, and sprains)
  • And more


To figure out the cause of foot pain, podiatrists utilize several different methods. This can range from simple visual inspections and sensation tests to X-rays and MRI scans. Prior medical history, family medical history, and any recent physical traumatic events will all be taken into consideration for a proper diagnosis.


Treatment depends upon the cause of the foot pain. Whether it is resting, staying off the foot, or having surgery; podiatrists have a number of treatment options available for foot pain.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office located in Canton, GA . We offer the newest diagnostic and treatment technologies for all your foot care needs.

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