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Pain in the arch of my right foot. Does taping up the arch help?

Pain in the arch of my right foot. Does taping up the arch help?

Yes: Tapping can assist in alleviating the discomfort in the arch. Also a(n) insert to support the arch would be a big benefit in helping with your arch pain. Please refer to www.Heelpainnow to learn more about your condition or go to www.Eastpennfoot.Com/heelpaincenter. ...Read more

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I have pain in the bottom of my foot right below the big toe and before the arch of the foot it radiates to the 2&3 metatarsal .

I have pain in the bottom of my foot right below the big toe and before the arch of the foot it radiates to the 2&3 metatarsal .

Many possibilities: 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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What does aching pain in the arch of my foot mean?

What does aching pain in the arch of my foot mean?

Plantar Fasciitis: The plantar fascia is the band of connective tissue that extends from the bottom of the heel to the forefoot. Inflammation of this tissue is very common especially with a severe flat foot (fascia is stretched) or a severe high arched foot (fascia is tight).The following treatments are helpful: achilles stretching, good supportive shoes, orthotics, cortisone injections, eswt, last resort surgery. ...Read more

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What does sharp stretching pain in the arch of your foot mean?

What does sharp stretching pain in the arch of your foot mean?

Plantar fasciitis: Or excessive strain on arch. Try more supportive foot wear, heat/ice and stretching. If still a problem, see podiatrist. ...Read more

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What can the pain in the arch of my foot be?

What can the pain in the arch of my foot be?

Plantar fascitiis: Try wearing an arch support and freezing a water bottle (poland spring) and rolling under your arch. ...Read more

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Please help! pain on the arch of my foot when running?

Please help! pain on the arch of my foot when running?

Many causes: Arch pain can be from many sources in runners. Tendonitis, muscle fatigue & overcompensation are common causes. Consider updating/customizing your shoes if they are older than 9 months, have over 300 miles on them or simply are not comfortable. Go to a reputable athletic fitting store. A trial of inserts could be helpful. Are you overtraining? What about your stride length? Too many hills? ...Read more

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The upper back part of my heel has pain while walking or stretching. Standing on the front part of the foot don't help. Same pain on the heel. ??

The upper back part of my heel has pain while walking or stretching. Standing on the front part of the foot don't help. Same pain on the heel. ??

Achilles tendon atta: This is where the Achilles tendon attaches. This needs to be evaluated. It is Achilles tendonitis. We can find this as part of a systemic inflammatory spondylarthropathy or it can be mechanical. We call this an enthesis and the inflammation entesitis. Your physician can help you identify the cause. You may need to see a rheumatologist ...Read more

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Left foot pain at the bottom of my foot in the arch?

Left foot pain at the bottom of my foot in the arch?

Inflammation: This most likely would be plantar fasciitis or a flexor tendonitis. There is also the possiblity of a pinched nerve to the area. The only way to find out for sure is to visit your podiatrist. ...Read more

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Pain in the back of my heel when i walk. Had plantar fasciitis before but that pain was bottom of the foot heel pain. This is in the back of my heel?

Compensation..: It sounds like you may be compensating for the fasciitis problem by lifting your heel. This lifting could be causing the Achilles tendon pain. You need to have your foot evaluated for a mechanical solution. ...Read more

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Is pain on the arch of my foot connected to my heart?

Is pain on the arch of my foot connected to my heart?

Not directly: The pain may be related to circulation, but there probably is no direct foot-to-cardiac relationship. ...Read more

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I have pain in my left foot starting in the ball of my foot and extending to the top of the foot. What can I do for either condition?

See a podiatrist: For a exam and treatment. It is possible you have a neuroma. But, there are other ssible ties as well which an in office exam would help pinpointe. ...Read more