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Injuries To The Top Of The Foot
Is it possible to step wrong into a small hole in the pavement and get a soft tissue injury on the top of the foot? Ankle is fine.
Anterior Tibialis: Tendonitis could be a direct result of an injury to the top of the foot. The tib ant as it is often called starts out on the lateral leg or shin and courses down your leg and spreads out on the top of your foot. It is the main muscle/tendon involved in raising (dorsiflexing) your foot. If you injure the top of your foot you cna injure that tendon as well and it will not function well and hurt. ...Read more
Bad pains in left knee no injury hurts down to top of foot when I use stairs i noticed swelling and it feels like it slips out from under me?
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I have a shooting and dull pain which started in a 12 year old injury. It travels across the entire top of my foot. It is almost impossible for me to walk. Occasionally, i also getpain while resting. What should I do?
Maybe fallen arch: Sounds like you had pain related to a fallen arch. If you have flatfeet this is most likely the cause. It will develop into arthritis between the little bones in your foot. Arch supports can be helpful. But before you try to treat yourself seek help from an orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers