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What does aching pain in the arch of my foot mean?

What does aching pain in the arch of my foot mean?

Plantar Fasciitis: The plantar fascia is the band of connective tissue that extends from the bottom of the heel to the forefoot. Inflammation of this tissue is very common especially with a severe flat foot (fascia is stretched) or a severe high arched foot (fascia is tight).The following treatments are helpful: achilles stretching, good supportive shoes, orthotics, cortisone injections, eswt, last resort surgery. ...Read more

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Aching pain on the outside of my feet near the arch. the pain makes it hard to walk. there is swelling and it only happens when cold outside?

Aching pain on the outside of my feet near the arch. the pain makes it hard to walk. there is swelling and it only happens when cold outside?

More information req: Hi Theresa, How long has the pain been present for? (1 year, 6 months, etc.) How often does the pain occur? (daily?) Did you have an accident or trauma to the foot? Are you able to put weight on the foot without significant pain? Have you had xrays or doctor evaluation for this? The short answer is to have a physical examination by a doctor with xrays. This will give you the best conclusion. ...Read more

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When i try to run or do excessive work on my foot it hurts very bad (sore/ache). It got injured by a long fall 2 years ago. My arch dropped as well.

When i try to run or do excessive work on my foot it hurts very bad (sore/ache). It got injured by a long fall 2 years ago. My arch dropped as well.

Foot pain: Several conditions could cause foot pain as you have described - stress or frank fracture, plantar fasciitis, non-union of fracture, etc. For this question you really should see a physician for further evaluation. ...Read more

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.My feet and legs ache alot.. I have flat feet n brachymetatarsia. Do u think arch support will completely solve the problem.

.My feet and legs ache alot.. I have flat feet n brachymetatarsia. Do u think arch support will completely solve the problem.

Will help aching: Arch support should help the aching in your feet and legs. It won't fix your brachymetatarsia. The only way to correct brachymetatarsia is with surgery, but it is an elective procedure. Most of the time brachymetatarsia is not painful. ...Read more

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Why would the arch of my foot be sore?

Why would the arch of my foot be sore?

Plantar fascitis : Common complaint of pain in the arch is due to an irritation of the plantar fascial band. Try wearing a good supportive shoe and stretching before you get out of bed. ...Read more

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I have a pain in the arch of my left foot just in front of my heal. It is sore in the morning and after long days on it. How do I prevent/treat?

I have a pain in the arch of my left foot just in front of my heal. It is sore in the morning  and after long days on it. How do I prevent/treat?

Plantar fasciitis: Heel and arch pain are common especially if you stand for long periods of time or walk in flat shoes. The best shoes would be good running shoes. Bare feet, flip flops, and other flat shoes should be avoided. The pain usually doesn't appear until the next morning and can be relieved by stretching. Stretching exercises for the calf muscles and anti inflammatory meds should help. ...Read more

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I'm on track team i trian everyday but the arch of my foot has been hurting recently, is it just sore, what r some treatments for it, no flatfoot too?

I'm on track team i trian everyday but the arch of my foot has been hurting recently, is it just sore, what r some treatments for it, no flatfoot too?

Rest: A period of rest may help too. However, a diagnosis will be most helpful. This may be a stress injury, accessory navicular pain, or caused by an abnormal connection between the hindfoot bones or something else. See your doc if a few weeks of Ibuprofen and rest don't make it better. ...Read more

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I get really sweaty feet and a really sore and very very itchy rash on the arch of my foot and it hurts to walk so much after. ?

I get really sweaty feet and a really sore and very very itchy rash on the arch of my foot and it hurts to walk so much after. ?

Fungus Among Us: Sweaty feet can sometimes be treated by using regular tea and soaking once one to two times a day for 2 weeks but with the rash is best to be evaluated by a podiatrist to make sure that rash is treated appropriately. A bacterial and fungal infection which happen frequently with your condition of hyperhidrosis (sweaty feet). ...Read more

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The arches of my feet get sore when I jump rope? Why is that?

The arches of my feet get sore when I jump rope?  Why is that?

Lack of support: This is usually caused by shoes that do not fit properly or have poor arch support that will cause a strain of the plantar fasciia, which is a ligament that covers and protects the bottom of your foot. See your podiatrist for orthotics and examination. ...Read more

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