Pain in your feet and ankles is not normal, especially when it lasts for more than a day or is accompanied by swelling. The pain you feel may be a symptom of a serious problem or it may just be related to a minor podiatric problem. Regardless, you should be examined by a doctor to determine the severity of the injury or condition.
If you are experiencing pain or discomfort in a specific area of your foot or leg, review the information in the corresponding section below. Self education about your foot or leg problem will give you a better idea of what to expect when you visit your podiatrist.