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What can cause the arch in foot to hurt when i curl my toes or push off on the ball of my foot?

What can cause the arch in foot to hurt when i curl my toes or push off on the ball of my foot?

Strain: With curling toes or push off you are using your foot muscles, it sounds like you are over using these muscles, slow down and wear shoes that provide some arch support. ...Read more

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What could cause pain on the inner edge of the ball of your foot?

What could cause pain on the inner edge of the ball of your foot?

Different things: It could be arthritis, gout, tendonitis, a bunion forming, or just an infection/inflammation. If you are having a lot of pain you should have it checked out by your doctor so that whatever is going on can be treated. ...Read more

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What causes the ball of my one foot to have a burning sensation? My foot often feels like a burning feeling on the ball of my foot. Touching it does not give off any heat on my hand. I was driving the other day when it started burning and i thought my

What causes the ball of my one foot to have a burning sensation? My foot often feels like a burning feeling on the ball of my foot.  Touching it  does not give off any  heat on my hand.  I was driving the other day when it started burning and i thought my

Neuroma: Burning in the ball of the foot is indicative of a neuroma, inflamed nerve from irritation from tight and narrow shoes or trauma to forefoot. Treatment usually is reducing the swelling in the nerve: ice, elevating the foot, Motrin or even a steroid injection into the swollen nerve in the foot. An x-ray can be taken to rule out stress fracture. Burning can also be neuropathy if you have diabetes. ...Read more

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My son jumped off an i door jungle gym and the ball of his bottom foot hurt, is there symptoms i should look for if it is broken?

My son jumped off an i door jungle gym and the ball of his bottom foot hurt, is there symptoms i should look for if it is broken?

Foot Injury: Unless you have X-ray vision like Superman or it is obviously deformed, there is no way to tell unless it is examined and X-rayed. I have seen injuries that have massive bruising and swelling and no break. I also have seen injuries with almost no swelling or bruising that are broken. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of pain in the foot on the bottom near the ball of my feet?

What could be the cause of pain in the foot on the bottom near the ball of my feet?

Metatarsalgia: Pain at the ball of the foot near the base of the toes may be secondary to several causes. The more common reasons include metatarsalgia, stress fractures, mortons neuroma, synovitis, tendinitis, sesmoiditis, and or referred pain. Please see your doctor if symptoms persist to help identify the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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What causes the top of my left foot to hurt?

What causes the top of my left foot to hurt?

Many possibilities.: Pain on the top of the foot could be caused by ill fitting shoe gear (Tight shoes). Arthritis, pressure on a superficial nerve. Sprain, strain, stress fracture. See a doctor and get an X-Ray if problem is worsening or persisting. ...Read more

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What can cause pain in ball of foot?

Many things: Without specifics it is tough to say. There are many things that cause foot pain. Fractures, nerve entrapment, sprains/strains, bone tumors, infections... The most common cause in my office is inflammation of the joints. I would recommend evaluation by a podiatrist. ...Read more

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What causes the top of the foot to hurt?

What causes the top of the foot to hurt?

Few possibilities: Including but not limited to stress fracture, tendonitits, neuritis, bony exostosis......Due to the possibilities an in office exam is recommended by a foot doc. ...Read more

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What causes the heel of your foot hurts?

What causes the heel of your foot hurts?

Heel pain: When you have pain at the heel, it could be from several causes. Most common is plantar fasciitis, other causes are stress fracture, nerve impingement, flexor hallus muscle belly inflammation, fat pad atrophy, systemic inflammatory disorders (anklosying spondolitis, reactive arthritis syndrome, etc). Hope that answers your question. ...Read more

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