Foot Pain: Could It Be a Bone Tumor?


Uncommon Occurrence

Foot discomfort from bone cancers is unusual. Sprains, fractures, plantar fasciitis, and arthritis cause most foot discomfort.


Persistent Pain

If your foot pain persists and worsens despite rest and medication, see a doctor.


Localization of Pain

Bone tumors may injure feet. Even without weight-bearing, discomfort may persist. Don't assume other foot problems produce localized discomfort without testing.


Changes in Foot Appearance

Bone tumors may cause lumps and deformities. Other foot ailments that produce similar changes need a thorough medical check.


Systemic Symptoms

Bone tumors may cause weight loss, tiredness, and night sweats. Doctors should examine these signs and foot pain.


Diagnostic Tests

A healthcare expert may prescribe X-rays, MRI scans, CT scans, or biopsies to check the foot's internal structures and detect bone cancers.


Consultation with a Specialist

An orthopedic oncologist or foot-and-ankle podiatrist should assess foot pain or bone cancer concerns. These experts may evaluate and suggest treatment options.