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Sharp pain on the outside of my knee when running?

Sharp pain on the outside of my knee when running?

Knee pain. : Your doctor should evaluate your knee for evidence of patellar maltracking, lateral meniscal tear or lateral collateral ligament injury. In the absence of these, you may benefit from a knee stabilizing knee support and/or sneakers that better align your foot with respect to the ground (which can be properly fitted at a sporting goods store). ...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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Pain on the inside of right knee after running?

Pain on the inside of right knee after running?

Many causes: I have been a runner for years and knee pain can be brought on by numerous triggers- shoes need to be changed more often, stretching- too much or not enough, hereditary issues, under or over training, etc. If it continues, do not keep trying to run through it. See a dr. Who works with athletes- you may need some physical therapy, rest, or some other options. ...Read more

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What cuases pain in the top of the foot after jogging?

What cuases  pain in the top of the foot after jogging?

Dorsal foot: Could be related to insufficient support of the arches. Could also be sprain, or less likely, stress fracture. ...Read more

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What could pain in the foot running along the second from the outer metatarsal in the foot mean, when it is weight bearing?

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 more

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My pain is on the outside of my foot below the ankle bone?

My pain is on the outside of my foot below the ankle bone?

Tendonitis possibly.: See a doctor for a proper evaluation. X-rays may be necessary. ...Read more

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Random numbness and Buring around the ball of my foot on the inside not the outside any clue?

Random numbness and Buring around the ball of my foot on the inside not the outside any clue?

Could be a neuroma: Pain under the metatarsal heads (Ball of the foot) is very commonly caused by a Morton's neuroma. This occurs between the 3rd and 4th toes, although neuromas can be found between the 2nd and 3rd. In such a case the nerve under the foot supplying the 2 adjacent toes with feeling, becomes entrapped or degenerated. Acute trauma can cause this. Burning and numbness generally tells me nerve! ...Read more

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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?

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

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I have sharp knee pain from the top of my knee to the bottom of my knee, the pain goes straight down the middle and does not occur on the outer parts.

I have sharp knee pain from the top of my knee to the bottom of my knee, the pain goes straight down the middle and does not occur on the outer parts.

An exam: More history and an MRI would go a long way to identifying the cause. A visit to your medical doctor, rehab doc, orthopedic doc all could help you. ...Read more

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The outside of my knee hurts when running on treadmill?

The outside of my knee hurts when running on treadmill?

Knee pain: Knee pain can be a problem for runners, on a treadmill or outside. Pain on the outside of the knee can be due to trauma to the lateral collateral ligament or the lateral meniscus, commonly. Both of these can be strained or have small tears in them. Physical therapy can benefit and you should have your physician evaluate you further to be sure you aren't furthering damaging by continuing to run. ...Read more

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Is the ACL on the inside or outside of your knee?

Is the ACL on the inside or outside of your knee?

It is central: The acl is really in the center of the knee; you cannot touch it. It crosses the pcl. The acl resists anterior and rotational stresses. ...Read more

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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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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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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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I have pain on the outside of my foot by my ankle, but no bruising and no swelling. It hurts when I walk, haven't tried running. Any ideas?

I have pain on the outside of my foot by my ankle, but no bruising and no swelling. It hurts when I walk, haven't tried running. Any ideas?

See a podiatrist: If this is a chronic problem, you have to rule out a fracture or a tendonitis, or both. You may have injured it without knowing. If you haven't already done so, i would suggest having it properly examined and get x-rays. If you continue to walk with pain, you risk injuring it more, changing the way you are walking and creating a new problem because of compensation. Get it checked! ...Read more

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I have really bad callosus on my feet from running, any good advice?

I have really bad callosus on my feet from running, any good advice?

Possible support: Calluses are all about function....over function. The way your foot works is causing your callus to form. Would suggest new shoes if you have not already done so. Then see a Podiatrist for possible orthotics to be made to relieve the pressure if it hurts you. Do not limp or favor your foot when you run. You will hurt something else. ...Read more

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Can being flat footed affect running?

Can being flat footed affect running?

Yes but: There are running shoes and orthotics designed for all types of feet and also all types of running styles. You can be trained to run effectively. I would consider someone knowledgeable at a specialty running shoe store or even a foot dr. Or physical therapist. ...Read more

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I have foot pain since starting running, why?

I have foot pain since starting running, why?

Podiatry: Could be plantar fascia. Proper shoes can be helpful per previous doctor answer as well as inserts. ...Read more

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Red splotches on foot from running, how should I treat it?

Red splotches on foot from running, how should I treat it?

You may not have to: They may go away after running. Could be caused by friction against shoe. If it goes away then i would not be so worried and i would check the size of the shoe and perhaps change the shoe if that was the only pair causing the issue. ...Read more

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Should the person with corns on his foot go for jogging /running?

Should the person with corns on his foot go for jogging /running?

Corns on feet: Corns are a sign of excessive pressure on certain parts of the foot. It may have to do with the type of shoes you are wearing, the bone structure of the foot and whether sensation in your feet works properly. Corns can be painful. These need an evaluation by a podiatrist or orthopedic surgeon to determine cause. Also, plantar warts can look like corns. Please see your dr. For evaluation. ...Read more

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Pain on the top part of foot from running. What could be the reason?

Several reasons: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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Can i permanently injury my foot if i continue running with planter faciitis?

Can i permanently injury my foot if i continue running with planter faciitis?

Yes: See a physical therapist to get the proper advise on plantar fascitis. You may need a type type and brand of shoe, you may to ice the foot and do specific stretches. This can be a nagging injury that can last a long time- get the right advice and work back into running slowly. ...Read more

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Just had a foot neuroma removed today. When can I expect to start back with my running program?

Just had a foot neuroma removed today. When can I expect to start back with my running program?

Running post surgery: Depends on the surgical procedure, your healing ability, whether you have any complications or not. Your surgeon is your best source of information concerning your condition. Keep in close contact with your surgeon and have a list of questions to ask when your are seen. ...Read more

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I am running 26 year old, 5 feet and 4 inch, my weight is 50 kg. , what will be my appropriate weight?

I am running 26 year old, 5 feet and 4 inch, my weight is 50 kg. , what will be my appropriate weight?

12bs: By brocas formula ideal weight for female over 5 feet is 100 lbs for 5 feet and add 5lbs for each extra inch.So you at 5ft and 4. Inches, ideal weight is 120 lbs. ...Read more

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Are there any natural ways to ease pain in the foot while running?

Are there any natural ways to ease pain in the foot while running?

Proper footwear: Supportive shoes and orthotics if not due to injury like a sprain or fracture. Ice is helpful after run to reduce inflammation and swelling. Need to find out cause of your symptoms. See a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Why do feet swell when walking/running?

Why do feet swell when walking/running?

Gravity and pressure: Prolonged gravity and increased build up of the local blood pressure caused by the use of the legs lead to the swelling. ...Read more

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I felt a pop in my foot running up stairs?

I felt a pop in my foot running up stairs?

RICE: Rest, ice, compression and elevation. If it hurts to put pressure on your foot or you can see any misalignment, stay off of it and have it evaluated soon. You may have damaged a ligament. Fracture is possible. Don't ignore it! dr l. ...Read more

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

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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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What could cause feet and lower back pains while running?

What could cause feet and lower back pains while running?

See below: Not enough support provided to feet. More supportive shoes and orthotics will help. See a podiatrist for complete evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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The top of my feet are burning after running, what can I do?

The top of my feet are burning after running, what can I do?

Burning: This sounds like tendonitis. To be sure see your podiatrist for an exam . Sometimes it is an overuse syndrome causing this and sometimes it is biomechanical, but the exam will elucidate this. ...Read more

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Could use your help docs! my foot has been hurting from running?

Could use your help docs! my foot has been hurting from running?

Many possibilities: Your pain could be as a result of many different things including infection, metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy). A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. ...Read more