All Patients of Dr. Burke Orthopedics: Due to an unexpected medical issue, Dr. Burke will not be in the office treating patients until August 29th, 2022. All surgeries will be postponed until September 27th, 2022. Our staff will continue seeing patients in our offices and taking care of any needs outside of Dr. Burke’s care in his absence. We do apologize for this inconvenience and urge you to reach out to our staff if you have any questions or concerns. If you have been scheduled for surgery within this timeframe and feel you cannot wait for treatment, please, contact our office as soon as possible so we can assist you in obtaining a new surgeon capable of completing your treatment. We look forward to continuing to provide our patients with exceptional orthopedic care until Dr. Burke’s return.
Our Pearland office will reopen tomorrow, 2/19/2021, for normal business hours 8:30am to 5pm.

Foot Pain

Foot pain is familiar for most people as it is a common occurrence due to improper footwear, overuse, and genetics. Foot pain is generally mild for most individuals and goes away with rest and correct, supportive footwear. However, pain that is sharp, piercing, and/or limiting your ability to walk signals that the foot pain could be a more serious orthopedic condition

What Causes Foot Pain

Foot pain can be caused by a variety of conditions ranging from minor to severe. Foot pain is commonly caused by improper shoe support, long periods of standing, ingrown toenails, large calluses, and strain or trauma from overuse. Conditions which can lead to foot pain may be, but are not limited to:

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How to Help Foot Pain

Prolonged, untreated foot pain can effect a person’s daily life and prevent them from doing daily tasks and activities they enjoy. If your foot pain does not go away after applying proper footwear and rest, get in contact with Dr. Burke Orthopedics as this could signify a greater orthopedic problem. While waiting for an orthopedic appointment or treatment, here are some simple things that can be done at home to ease the pain until orthopedic help is available.

  • Elevate and rest foot or feet
  • Apply an ice pack
  • Apply a heating pad or take a warm shower
  • Avoid any strenuous exercise
  • Avoid walking or running
  • Wear proper

If you believe your foot pain is serious and remains for a prolonged time period or is paired with other symptoms, consult Dr. Burke Orthopedics to seek out orthopedic help

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