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A 60-year-old female asked:

I have sharp throbbing pain on my right foot where the bone is located in the middle of my foot. what causes this pain?

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Dr. Randy Lisch
Podiatry 39 years experience
Usually tendonitis: The prominent bone on the inside, arch area of the foot is where a very important tendon that holds up your arch is attached. The sharp pain may be due to this created tendonitis. Best to see your podiatrist and have it looked at, especially to rule out a fracture.
Last updated Jun 8, 2018


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