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A 53-year-old member asked:

When i put pressure on my right foot, why do i get a tight/shooting pain in my leg?

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Dr. Edward Workman
Specializes in Pain Management
Nerve impingement?: An impinged long nerve in your foot, when pressed could cause your symptoms of nerve pain running up your leg. The source of impingement is the question: could be a cyst, a swollen ligament or tendon, a bone spur, or a calcification. You need to get your PCP to take a look and refer you to an orthopedist for evaluation and imaging.
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