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Top Of Foot Pain Barefoot Running
Yes: Running barefoot is a fairly new fad.Change in activity, should be done gradually.When going from a good supportive shoe to no shoes, different muscle groups are worked and bone and ligaments are stressed differently.This can lead to overuse and breakdown(injury). If you are going to try barefoot or minimalist shoes, start with kicking around in them for few days, then short walks to running.Dr l. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Short leg: Generally pain on the outside of one foot is from a short leg providing you have not had trauma to your foot or leg. I would need more infromation to give a better answer, such as hip pain one side, low back pain one side, is the pain in the foot at the midpoint of the outside of the foot, abnormal shoe wear as one shoe wears different than the other? See a podiatrist for better diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What causes ball of foot pain and soreness running along the top of the foot? Ill-fitting shoes? Overuse? Sleeping w/feet tucked under covers?
Too much, too soon?: Really tough to say over the computer. Maybe you did too much, too soon, without proper stretching before exercises and that caused your ankle sprain./strain to occur. If the pain persists, have a dr. Check you out and give you a proper time line and treatment before you return to the treadmill. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
May be: plantar fascial pain. See a podiatrist.Get a more detailed answer ›
Pain in small spot bottom of foot, toward heel- in morning and walking. Feels like it's pulling from heel up back of my leg too. Plantar fasciitis?
Probably: Plantar fasciitis is typically in the bottom of the heel. Worse in morning and after rest. It can hurt up the leg too from walking differently to compensate. Try ice, Achilles stretches, NSAIDs, orthotics, good shoes. Avoid barefoot and flat shoes without support. See you local podiatrist. It could be this problem or something else. They can help you get better. ...Read more
Pain started at bottom left foot near heel, now top foot left pain with calf and behind thr knee pain. No swelling, wear sandals, lots of standing?
Foot specialist?: Hard to say, but it could even be from improper fit of your shoes and the standing or both. I would be evaluated by a professional and not try to heal yourself, which could make things worse. ...Read more
Heel spur on back of foot &below back of foot. Achilles tendinitis visible bump on the side opposite of the ankle. Been years. Pains unbearable. Help?
Sick Achilles.: Your comments sound like the findings of a previous x-ray exam. I'm not sure what is meant by "bump on the opposite side of the ankle". If it is in the Achilles tendon, then extreme pain, could make sense. It sounds as though there is something amiss with your Achilles tendon. It would make sense to immobilize the ankle, and begin non-weight bearing until tendon imaging studies can be performed ...Read more
Pain on ball of foot mainly when walking without shoes sometimes with shoes pain sometimes on top of foot above ball. Have bunion as well cause?
Wear and Tear.: Treating pain, especially in the foot, is always so much easier when the patient can actually put their finger tip on the exact spot of the pain. When the pain descriptions include "in the area of", then solving the problem needs more focus. A hands on exam would probably reveal a generalized arch pain consistent with the beginning of arthritis, ligament strain and tendonitis. Try supportive shoes ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Twisted top of foot in sandal stepping off curb. No ankle pain but left side top of foot swollen & hurts to walk. Probably a sprain? What to do?
Dropped wooden table leg on top of foot last night. Instant swelling, lots of pain, rest not helpful pain when moving foot outwards and when walking?
Ice, rest, ibuprofen: In the first 48 hours, it may be painful. Rest, wear whatever is comfortable use ice 20 min on 10 min off for the next few days. If in 5 days it isn't any better, get an x-ray done to make sure nothing is broken. ...Read more
Stretch/arch support: Depending on brands, styles cleats are often not as supportive in the arch area as a good running shoe. I would suggest placing a rigid arch support or custom orthotic in the soccer shoe, but first remove the insole so you will have more room. I would also recommend proper stretching and wrapping/taping the hamstrings before practice or a match if necessary. See a specialist if no improvement. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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