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Is your chronic foot pain making you depressed?

We all know how foot pain can be a – well, pain in the foot – but what role does foot pain play in depression when it becomes chronic? Research has shown that having to continually deal with sudden, sharp, or severe pain as a part of daily life can play a major burden on mental health.

According to one study conducted over six years, men and women with chronic moderate to severe foot pain were effectively twice as likely to suffer from depression. Other studies have shown that the more severe chronic foot pain is, the more depressed patients become.

Fixing foot pain with custom orthotics is not only a matter of physical health but mental well-being. Talk to our team at PTI Orthotics and learn how we can help.

Source: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5607623

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