CAUSES OF BURNING FEET
- Dampness, together with friction, leads to the
sensation of burning, so its important to
- buy shoes that let perspiration evaporate.
- Wear shoes on alternate days , so they get a chance to dry up.
- Inappropriate socks. Wear socks made of cotton
rather than synthetic fabrics.
- Athletes foot can sometimes spread to cause burning
sensation on the sole of the foot.
- Please see our
diet section for complete diet
guide to avoid disease..
- Allergic reaction to shoe material or socks.
- Alcohol is also contributing factor. Long term use
can affect the nervous activity of the feet.
- Diabetes causes a polyneuropathy
see our home page
for more information.
- Smoking causes inflammation, see our home page to
- Neuroma. A trapped nerve can lead to a hot burning
sensation. (Tight shoes)
- Gout can cause a burning sensation on the side of
- Treatment is by reducing inflammation see diet
TREATMENT OF BURNING FEET
- Buy shoes and socks that have adequate ventilation.
If you are suffering from athletes foot then treat this
Reduce alcohol and smoking consumption.
Herbal products that increase the circulation may help.
Do not leave ice packs on your feet. This can lead to
other foot conditions.
In mechanical cases such as tarsal tunnel syndrome,
with arch supports and wider shoes
may successfully relieve discomfort.
If burning feet is due
to flat feet, orthotics may help restore the foot’s arch.
Since polished rice was introduced then south east Asian
a increase in heart disease and neuropathy.
The cause was determined
to be the absence of the
nutritional absent husk around the rice which