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Overview of feet & foot problems

This section has information about foot problems that you normally see a podiatrist for. For other problems with the bones and joints in your ankles and feet, see Ankles & feet.

You can find more general information about feet, foot care and footwear on the Podiatry NZ website. Some general practice teams may also be able to provide information and treatment.

For a visual overview of common foot problems, with photos and explanations, see this guide from NHS.

Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Last reviewed September 2019.

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Review key: HIFFP-28236