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What Does A Sharp Pain In The Arch Of Your Foot Mean
See below: This could be the tarsal t syndrome, like the carpal ts in the hand. The tarsal tunnel is located on the inner aspect of the foot, nearer to the heel. ...Read more
Something is wrong: Anytime you have pain, there is something wrong. There are a few possibilities. It could be the foot pain comes first, i.E plantar fascitis and as a result you are compensating or walking differently and then getting the leg pain. Knowing if you are flatfooted or have a high arch would help but in either case an orthotic might help. A nerve problem should also be ruled out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pinched nerve: Nerve impingement. Pain and sensation travel together down the nerve bundles. When there is compression of the nerves this results in pain, numbness, and tingling. A neurological examination, nerve test, and imaging studies will determine the location of the nerve impingement. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What does it mean when left leg hurts to touch, move, feel like burning tingling with sharp pain running down my leg to my foot.
More information: Pain sensitive structures are irritated. Lots of things can do this. Nerve injury due to compression from internal or external sources, infection, inflammatory process, compartment syndrome, ischemia (lack of blood flow) or tumor. You need a careful exam if the problem worsens or persists. ...Read more
I have a sharp pain in the arch of my right feet which feels like a needle pinch & throbs. Happens when I run with shoes that don't correct for flat feet or do toe curls. Do I continue to do toe curls?
Arch pain: There may be a number of reasons to why you are getting pain in your feet. One of the most likely is that you are not getting enough arch support! This occurs when the shoegear (or lack there of) does not stabilize/support your foot joints. This allows you to overpronate and decrease your arch. You can help prevent and improve this pain with good tennis shoes and a podiatry referral. ...Read more
Depends on the cause: 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
Try first: If you have no medical contraindications, you can try simple over the counter pain medications like advil, aleve or tylenol (acetaminophen). However, best way to decide how to treat is to know what is causing the pain, so see your doctor for review of symptoms and exam in case something more serious needing prescription or other work-up. ...Read more
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
I have a sharp pain (like a needle) that goes up through the arch of my foot every hour or so. What could this pain be? Should I take precautions?
Have bunion. Sharp pain around arch same foot and of all day today. Hard to walk at times. Is this due to bunion? Happens every now and again.
Related: Bunions are often made worse by poor foot biomechanics and this can also result in arch strain and pain. The arch pain can usually be treated by custom foot orthotics (from a podiatrist, not walmart!), however these can sometimes make shoes tighter on the bunions. See a podiatrist for the best solution for you. ...Read more
Feel sharp pain right behind bone that sits on inside arch of foot. No pain when walking on outside of foot. No recent injury. What causes this?
Podiatrist: I recommend that you consult a podiatrist for diagnosis, advice and treatment. There could be a neuroma, area of inflammation or even a stress fracture. Perhaps only wearing an orthotic in your shoe or wearing different type of footwear will be advised depending upon the findings. ...Read more
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