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Could the arch pain in my left foot be caused by a bump on my tendon? What could it be?

Plantar fasciitis: The bump can be a plantar fibromatosis caused by overuse injury to your plantar fascia ligament. What happens is the plantar fascia becomes so tight it has micro tears, then your body is trying to repair it, it scars and forms a nodule. The best way to treat it is to keep the pressure off the nodule with orthotics, padding, wearing comfortable shoes. Stretching, ice and steroid injection can help. ...Read more

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Dr. Leo Krawetz
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Pain In Arch Of Foot (Definition)

Pain in arch of foot is a symptom that suggests irritation and pinching of the nerves in your foot, or may be due to excessive stress on the arch (as in too much ...Read more


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The arch of inner foot pain when dancing or very active, what could this mean?

Plantar fasciits: Sounds like classic plantar fascittis. You should strech out your plantar fascia three times a day with a strech band. Take a NSAID or anti inflammatory to reduce swelling twice a day. Ice and rest the arch with massage can help acute symptoms. And when not dancing wearing an orthotic can help reduce the presure at the arch area. ...Read more

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I have high arched feet and foot pain on the bottom pads of my feet, what to do?

I have high arched feet and foot pain on the bottom pads of my feet, what to do?

Increased pressure: High arch feet have pressure only on the heels, a narrow strip outside of foot and across ball of the foot. An orthotic can help redistribute pressure across the entire foot. Otc pads help only a little. From port jeff station. ...Read more

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Pain in left foot,balloffoot, top of foot near toes, arch of foot pain.pain left side of karf.its been like this for a month, hard to walk.whats this?

Pain in left foot,balloffoot, top of foot near toes, arch of foot pain.pain left side of karf.its been like this for a month, hard to walk.whats this?

Stop Playing around.: Sounds like there's a whole lot going on here. Any one of the areas of pain could be the problem and compensation causing the rest. Could be soft tissue or bone or both. Your best bet is to have it examined to eliminate the possibilities. My guess is that you will need a cam walker of stabilize the foot for a while. ...Read more

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Left hip and knee, ankle, arch of foot, pain, mussel cramps what is wrong? Numb, tingling, weakness, sitting or standing

Left hip and knee, ankle, arch of foot, pain, mussel cramps what is wrong? Numb, tingling, weakness, sitting or standing

Sounds like a nerve: Issue, ie, spine lesion in the lower back. The areas you have problems with are from L1 level down to l5-s1. So get checked by pcp and possible referral to a spine doc /orthopod. You probably have arthritis (spondylitis) with some disc lesions. Avoid bending, lifting heavy weight, including grand kids. Do regular exercises within limits of discomfort. Losing wt + nsaids 4 pain, a ms relaxer also. ...Read more

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Cause of Pain in arch area of foot, top and bottom of foot ?

Cause of Pain in arch area of foot, top and bottom of foot
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Wear and Tear.: Treating pain, especially in the foot, is always so much easier when the patient can actually put their finger tip on the exact spot of the pain. When the pain descriptions include "in the area of", then solving the problem needs more focus. A hands on exam would probably reveal a generalized arch pain consistent with the beginning of arthritis, ligament strain and tendonitis. Try supportive shoes ...Read more

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I am having arch pain in both my feet, what can I do to stop the pain? Thank you.

I am having arch pain in both my feet, what can I do to stop the pain? Thank you.

Wear arch: Supports, roll your foot over a frozen water bottle or even a tennis ball, if you can take antiinflammatories try them for a few days. ...Read more

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Pain in arch of foot due to fasciitis?

Pain in arch of foot due to fasciitis?

Most likely: Plantar fasciitis is an overuse injury. Most present with pain on the first few steps in the am or after sitting for a period of time. If that is the case, treatment consists of reducing inflammation and decreasing stress. Ice massage with frozen water bottle, antiinflammatories, light stretching, good shoes and supports, limit activity and avoid barefoot. See your foot specialist. Dr l. ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve foot arch pain?

What can I do to relieve foot arch pain?

Find out the cause: Your pain could due to trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis, inflammation), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), poor circulation, musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and different neurologic conditions (neuropathy). A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. The treatment varies depending on the cause. ...Read more

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Severe pain in arch of foot! what will help?

Severe pain in arch of foot! what will help?

Seek medical help: Many times arch pain is an overuse injury. A sports podiatrist can evaluate your shoe gear as well as your form. More severe pathologies such as stress reactions should be ruled out by x-ray. ...Read more

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What could cause sudden and severe pain in arch of foot?

What could cause sudden and severe pain in arch of foot?

Plantar Fasciatis: Or a tear in the plantar fascia. If pain persists see your podiatrist. ...Read more

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Is there an explanation for a sharp pain in arch of my foot?

Is there an explanation for a sharp pain in arch of my foot?

Arch pain: There may be a number of reasons to why you are getting pain in your feet. One of the most likely is that you are not getting enough arch support! this occurs when the shoegear (or lack there of) does not stabilize/support your foot joints. This allows you to overpronate and decrease your arch. You can help prevent and improve this pain with good tennis shoes and a podiatry referral. ...Read more

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Anyone experienced sudden pain in arch of foot while walking?

Have it evaluated: Your pain could due to trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis, inflammation), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), poor circulation, musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and different neurologic conditions (neuropathy). A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. The treatment varies depending on the cause. ...Read more

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High arch, extreme pain outer-edge of foot. Sometimes wakes me up at night. Arch supports only temporary relief. Is there something else i can do?

Orthotics: Take anti inflammatories like alleve, 2 in the morning, 2 at night for 10 days. Avoid overuse during that time. If not better, visit a podiatrist for perhaps an orthotic for your shoes. They will also examine you and make a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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What can I do for shooting pain in arch of foot?

Need more info: Best way to determine what to do for any pain problem is to figure out the cause first and that will include knowing how this pain occurs (spontaneous, only standing, etc) and what it is like, other symptoms (numbness or change in color of foot, swelling, etc). See your doctor to review these things for better guidance. In the meantime, if no medical contraindication, try otc analgesics. ...Read more

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What can I do about sharp, stabbing pain in arch of foot?

Have it evaluated: Your pain could due to trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis, inflammation), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), poor circulation, musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and different neurologic conditions (neuropathy). A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. The treatment varies depending on the cause. ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Foot Pain (Definition)

Any abnormal sensation which occurs with normal use and ...Read more