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After running had sharp needle like pain in big toe and sharp needle pain in heel just in those two spots what on earth?!

After running had sharp needle like pain in big toe and sharp needle pain in heel just in those two spots what on earth?!

Needle pain: This sounds like nerve contusion, depending on the location at the heel , and definitely at the toe. Without a physical exam it sounds like over pronation resulting in the big toe pain. Xrays are certainly also needed to rule out bone spurs and fracture . See your podiatrist for that evaluation and x rays. ...Read more

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Toes are the digits at the ends of the feet, most people have 10 and they normally ...Read more


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Sustained high velocity eversion to foot. After running on that side could only be accomplished w toe strike first. What might have happened?

Sustained high velocity eversion to foot. After running on that side could only be accomplished w toe strike first. What might have happened?

Foot injury: Would recommend a visit with foot/ankle specialist to review type and details of injury, physical examination of your foot and ankle and xrays to look for possible fracture. Additional diagnostic studies may be needed. Rest, ice, elevate and immobilize. ...Read more

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I have pain at the top of my foot after running.

I have pain at the top of my foot after running.

Extensor tendonitis :
You may have runners extensor tendonitis, a simple test of this is to push your toes up against your hand and see if this replicates the pain. If so then you need to rest and consider lacing your shoes in a different manner (Lydiard lacing for example). If rest and changing your lacing does not work see a physiotherapist or your GP. ...Read more

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Pain in foot after running. Help?

Pain in foot after running. Help?

Dr.: If the problem is chronic, go see a dr., better if a foot doctor (podiatrist.) in the long "run, " i would soak in ice, and also see if i possibly need a different style or brand of running shoe. You may need orthotics. ...Read more

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Why does the top of my foot hurt after running?

Tendinitis: There are a couple of major tendons that run across the top of our feet, that can become strained fromo running. Ice, stretch and take an over the counter anti-inflammatory medication if you can. ...Read more

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What causes a harp pain in right foot after running?

What causes a harp pain in right foot after running?

Need more info: Please specify location on foot of the pain to help with diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are possible reasons that my foot muscle aches after running?

What are possible reasons that my foot muscle aches after running?

Depends: It might be cause by shoes that don't fit well.
It might be cause by over exercise.
Might be tiredness and acumulation of Lactic Acid after an intense exercise. ...Read more

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What can do for extreme pain in heel of foot after running through parking lot bare foot?

What can do for extreme pain in heel of foot after running through parking lot bare foot?

Heel pain: You need to get medical attention and an x-ray you may have a stress fracture or even worse a true fracture. ...Read more

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Burning soles of feet after running, could this be related to athlete's foot? is long term use of OTC anti-fungal foot powder advisable?

Burning soles of feet after running, could this be related to athlete's foot? is long term use of OTC anti-fungal foot powder advisable?

MRI, Evaluation: I suggest checking the nerves of you lower extremity with NCV (nerve conduction velocity test. Also have an evaluation by your local Podiatrist as your running shoes might not be right for you. ...Read more

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Recently I have swollen and painful foot arch after running, how should I treat this?

Recently I have swollen and painful foot arch after running, how should I treat this?

Ice and support: Usually this is due to a lack of support in your shoes. Ice the area to reduce the swelling and either purchase orthotics from your podiatrist or some form of support to aid you in running. Get out of those old shoes. ...Read more

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Outside foot/ankle pain while swimming and after running, no swelling. What could this be?

Outside foot/ankle pain while swimming and after running, no swelling. What could this be?

Tendidnits: Pain on the outside of the foot or ankle after swimming or running may be indicative of peroneal tendinitis, or anterior talo fibular ligament strain of the ankle. If you have a foot or ankle that supinates, it can create lateral strain to both the tendon and the ligamenst causing pain. Try and keep the foot neutral, or in running, get a temporary insole, or have a podiatrist perform a gait analys. ...Read more

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Why does my foot muscle ache after running fast?

Why does my foot muscle ache after running fast?

Over use: Pain can indicate that you need orthotics or a shoe change. I suggest you see a sports podiatrist. ...Read more

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I have heel pain and foot pain on the outside of foot immediately in front of the heel. It seems to get aggravated after running or being on my feet.

I have heel pain and foot pain on the outside of foot immediately in front of the heel.  It seems to get aggravated after running or being on my feet.

Varies: There are a number of possibilities and I would not hesitate to be seen. Plantar fasciitis is one of the more common causes of heel pain and usually causes pain "immediately in front of the heel." If you are a runner, a calcaneal stress fracture can be another consideration. A detailed exam and appropriate studies would likely determine the cause ...Read more

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Had plantar wart under foot. Dr. froze it. After running exercise got irritated/swollen. What should I do?

Had plantar wart under foot. Dr. froze it. After  running exercise got irritated/swollen. What should I do?

Wound care.: Stop exercising. Clean the wound and cover with a sterile dressing. Elevate it and call the doctor in the morning. If painful try ice compression and take tylenol. ...Read more

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The arch of my left foot hurts when im walking or running if i put more pressure on the arch of my foot it started 1 week ago after running. No swelln?

The arch of my left foot hurts when im walking or running if i put more pressure on the arch of my foot it started 1 week ago after running. No swelln?

Stop Running: With any strain or injury, it's very important to rest the affected foot. There may be a tendon or ligament injury and with further running it could worsen. Have a specialist examine it if you have no improvement! ...Read more

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The arch of one of my feet hurts after running. What should I do? For exercise i ran for 5 miles in an hour one week ago. This was more than normal, but in my opinion not that much. The next day my right foot's arch was sore and is still sore today. T

The arch of one of my feet hurts after running.  What should I do? For exercise i ran for 5 miles in an hour one week ago.  This was more than normal, but in my opinion not that much.  The next day my right foot's arch was sore and is still sore today.  T

Treatment options: Begin with rest, ice massage, otc anti-inflammatories, & stretching the foot/ heel throughout the day. Make sure you are wearing shoes with an appropriate amount of support... Consider shoe inserts (arch support), and wearing night splints... Prp or steriod injections may be considered after the above options.

For more information please see http://drmarkgalland.Com/what-is-plantar-fasciitis/. ...Read more

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I'm a new runner. After running, I have some pain in my left leg (upper calf muscle and inside of my foot). What could cause this? Thanks!

I'm a new runner. After running, I have some pain in my left leg (upper calf muscle and inside of my foot). What could cause this? Thanks!

Stretch!: Make sure you do your warm up and cool down stretches each time you run. This will help your calf muscles and arches from getting strained. Also make sure your shoes are in good repair and not excessively worn, and make sure you are getting adequate arch support. If these measures do not help, talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Very painful foot after running last time, could it be a stress fracture?

Maybe: Having pain after(or during) activity is not a good sign. There is a possibility that you have a stress fracture, it could also be many other possible conditions. The first thing to do is back of on your activities, allow the symptoms to resolve, then slowly progress back into activities. If the symptoms do not resolve or return quickly, you should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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I have pain in the arch of my foot, close to my heel. Hurts to walk barefoot and with certain shoes. Hurts most in the morning and after running.

Plantar fasciitis: Plantar fasciitis is a common painful disorder affecting the heel and underside of the foot. characterized by scarring, inflammation, or structural breakdown of the foot's plantar fascia. It is often caused by overuse injury of the plantar fascia, increases in exercise, weight or age. may be a degenerative process. Most cases of plantar fasciitis resolve on their own with time and conservative tx ...Read more

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Can running worsen the deformity on your big toe?

Can running worsen the deformity on your big toe?

Maybe: If there is a biomechanical cause that if left uncorrected can lead to progression of deformity. If injury caused this, if not healed fully or properly, then yes. ...Read more

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I recently started running and my big toe goes numb while i'm running...Why?

I recently started running and my big toe goes numb while i'm running...Why?

Possibly : An ill fitting shoe or a compressed nerve in your lower back. Sometimes, the deep peroneal nerve is compressed near the base of the first metatarsal. ...Read more

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I jammed my big toe running a half marathon. It is throbbing. What should I do?

Big toe: Get an xray to make sure it is not broken. If just jammed - rest, ice, elevation, and supportive shoe. Buddy taping sometimes helpful. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat a callus turning white on the side of the big toe that developed from running?

What is the best way to treat a callus turning white on the side of the big toe that developed from running?

Pumice stone : Soke it and then file off the callus with a pumice stone. After that use moleskin to protect the area from forming a new callus. ...Read more

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I started running a lot and now there are bumps on both sides of my big toe. What are they and how can I prevent them?

I started running a lot and now there are bumps on both sides of my big toe. What are they and how can I prevent them?

Sounds like: Callus has developed in these areas. Wear cushioned socks, supportive shoes and inserts. See podiatrist. ...Read more

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I have been running recently, and now when I bend/flex my big toe I get a tingling pain in my foot. What's wrong?

I have been running recently, and now when I bend/flex my big toe I get a tingling pain in my foot.  What's wrong?

Local nerve: trauma? Dear ErikD, I wonder if your sneaker is rubbing your toe in the area where the nerve run. sometimes, tight shoes can cause this or frequent small traumas to the area when running. You might want to change sneakers or protect the area better. Dr. C ...Read more