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Pain In The Ball Of The Foot When Walking
What could pain in the foot running along the second from the outer metatarsal in the foot mean, when it is weight bearing?
Metatarsal pain: Pain in the ball of your foot is most often mechanical, meaning the way your foot hits the ground. Your third metatarsal, as you have described it, may become inflamed due to pronation. The result can be a painful joint, stress fracture, bursitis, tendonitis, and possibly even a neuroma (pinched nerve). You should see a podiatrist for treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more
Inflamation: I am not an expert and perhaps a physician with more expertise than i can give a better answer... But from personal experience it sounds like you may have inflammation in the bottom of your foot and you may need to wear an orthotic or other treatment to help you. See a physician experienced in sports or foot injuries for an evaluation and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
What causes pain in the back of the knee when removing shoes by placing the heel of one foot against the other foot and pulling?
Gastrocnemius: Part of your calf muscle attaches above the knee. Forcing the heel backward will recruit this muscle and can cause pain if it is tight or inflamed. A gentle, progressive stretching program should help. ...Read more
Would pain under the bony knob of the inside of the left ankle and pain in the bend of the left ankle/foot be from posterior tibial tendonitis?
Constant pain in my right foot usually when resting or sitting, usually compression on the top of the foot eases the pain?
What causes pain in the front of the ankle, top of foot, and in the arch also really bad craps in my toes?
Just a thought: it might be your SHOES! Are you wearing high heels??? Daily???????? Just a thought! Dr Z ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain in bottom of foot when walking or standing across the ball of foot. Have had knee problem for a while ?
Cause of pain in the top center of my foot when walking?Its tender with direct pressure, no swelling and discomfort in same area when bending toes.
I have a strange pain in my right leg. The pain starts in the top of the Achilles area and ends at the back of my heel. I sometimes walk with a limp.
Achilles tendonits: Treat it with four things....1) ice massage. Get a dixie cup fill it with water and freeze it. Massage the achilles with the ice 2-3x day with the ice. 2) stretch, stretch and stretch. 3) wear a shoe with a slight heel 4) take an NSAID for a few days if you can tolerate one. It will get better. You do not need an mri. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have pain in the foot tendon that goes up the back of the lower leg to the inside of the upper leg. What is it?
Orthotics: Sounds like you need an orthotic for better foot support. ...Read more
I have pain on the top of my left foot in the muscle areas of the foot toward the small toe about half of the foot
Like : Like with no many questions asked here, there is too little information to give you a proper answer or guide you in the right direction. How long has this pain been present? Was there an injury? Did it start suddenly or slowly? Is there redness, heat, swelling? Have you tried taking anything, and if so, what, and did it help? So either re-post your question with more detail if you like, or do the obvious, which is visit your friendly podiatrist, where you're more likely to get a much better idea of what's going on down there than you ever possibly could here in avvo-land. ...Read more
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