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What does sharp stretching pain in the arch of your foot mean?

What does sharp stretching pain in the arch of your foot mean?

Plantar fasciitis: Or excessive strain on arch. Try more supportive foot wear, heat/ice and stretching. If still a problem, see podiatrist. ...Read more

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What does this sharp pain in my arch of foot mean?

What does this sharp pain in my arch of foot mean?

Plantar fasciitis: Is the most common reason. May also be a nerve entrapment or tendon/muscle strain. Try more supportive shoes and inserts. If still a problem, see podiatrist. ...Read more

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What does sharp pain in leg and tingly sensation in arch of foot mean?

What does sharp pain in leg and tingly sensation in arch of foot mean?

Nerve: What you are describing sounds like an injury to a nerve or compression of a nerve. If it persists it needs to be examined to find the underlying cause. ...Read more

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Can doctors tell me what does sharp pain in leg and weird sensation in arch of foot mean?

Can doctors tell me what does sharp pain in leg and weird sensation in arch of 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

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What does sharp pain in leg and weird sensation in arch of foot mean after long walk in heels?

What does sharp pain in leg and weird sensation in arch of foot mean after long walk in heels?

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 more

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Tingling and sharp pain in rt fingers sometimes rt foot at the same time what does that mean?

Tingling and sharp pain in rt fingers sometimes rt foot at the same time what does that mean?

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 more

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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.

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

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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?

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?

Avoid: Avoid any activity that aggravates the problem. Do toe curls only as tolerated. Perhaps do fewer of them and not to a complete curl. Advance in frequency and intensity as tolerated. ...Read more

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Is there an explanation for a sharp pain in arch of my foot?

Is there an explanation for a sharp pain in arch of my foot?

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

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What can I do about the sharp pain on the arch of my foot?

What can I do about the sharp pain on the arch of my foot?

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

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Sharp pain at the bottom of foot (centre of the arch). What can I take for this?

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

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How to make a sharp pain in my foot arch go away?

Massage: Stretch, wear an arch support, make sure you are well hydrated. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in my foot arch during physical activity. What could be wrong?

I have a sharp pain in my foot arch during physical activity. What could be wrong?

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 more

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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?

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?

Foot pain: Needless to say, any sharp pain that is persistent should be diagnosed and treated by a doctor. It sounds like a nerve problem but could be other things as well. ...Read more

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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

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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?

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