Mental health linked to foot pain

Poor mental health is a predictor of worsening foot pain, Australian researchers suggest.

Their study involved 62 patients with foot pain who underwent assessments for pain and mental health in 2008 and again three years later.

Patients whose foot pain had improved in the interval were more likely to have had better baseline mental health, the researchers from La Trobe and Monash Universities found.

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