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Why Does The Top Of My Foot Hurt When I Run
Yes: If shoes are too large you feet will slide around in them and you will not be receiving proper support in the needed areas. ...Read more
Why does the top of my foot hurt I don t have to move it just relaxing and pain shoots through the top of my foot?
Arch problem: The pain can be caused by a biomechanical fault. You need x-rays to address your problem. Your foot is pronating and this could cause pain from over compensation. ...Read more
I am experiencing foot pain in the top of my foot. Mostly when I wake or after resting or when im bare foot. Had for 3 months +. Hurts, Makes me limp.
Varies: There are a number of potential cause including inflammatory, arthritic, and posttraumatic causes. There are a number of small joints, tendons, and nerves in the area. Don't hesitate to see a foot specialist for an accurate diagnosis and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Why does my right foot hurt when I flex it? It's not the angel it's the top of my foot and it's also painful when I walk?
I had a really bad burn on top of my foot about 5 months ago. When I run or walk it hurts. What should I do?
Foot pain: Congrats for recognizing that your feet are not supposed to hurt! There can be many different reasons for foot pain. From abnormal shearing, to changes to your skin from the burn. Even the time of day the pain comes can help determine why you are having pain. You can ask your pcp for a podiatry referral if the pain continues to worsen. ...Read more
I was running through a field when I stepped in a hole and rolled my ankle. Now the top of my foot hurts badly especially when I stand or walk on it?
A few weeks ago, my ankle gave out while running n foot rolled inwards. Now the top of my foot near my ankle hurts wen on tippy toes and pushing off.
Try ibuprophen, ice: For a few days, if it persists, see a podiatrist. ...Read more
I have foot pain when I step on it. I did not hurt it though. What should I do? I started having pain on the 18th of march 2012.I am not able to run or balance on that foot. Also it is my right foot.
It's hard to give you a meaningful answer without knowing what part of your foot hurts, how the pain feels, and whether there is any redness or swelling.
But whatever is up, it's not normal, so the best advice I can give you is to see a podiatrist, get an x-ray and a good examination, and I'm sure you'll be back on your feet again soon.
Good luck! ...Read more
I've been a runner since 2007, so why does the bottom of my right foot hurt? Is because I'm constantly pounding on it when I'm running? Or what?
Bottom/ large space: The location of your pain needs to be more specific. If it's the ball of the foot consider a neuroma although you are young for this pathology. Ask, why is it just the right? Consider a limb length difference or orthopedic deformity such as crooked toes. Is a callous present? Are you flat-footed? Please submit more detail. ...Read more
Chronic top of foot pain following excess standing. Post walking/running pain. Mri neg. For stress fx or tendonitis. No obvious dx. Ideas?
Probably Tendonitis: Even though your mris were negative, low grade tendonitis of the extensor tendons on the top of the feet can be negative on mris. If the top of your foot hurts to pull your toes up and/or down, probably 95% chance of tendonitis. ...Read more
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?
Many things: Ranging from injury, inadequate biomechanical suppport to infection or inflammatory condition. If this persists, see podiatrist. ...Read more
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I have pain in the top of my foot pain is worse after I sit and then stand up. I was wondering if being flat footed can cause this?
Possibly: Flat feet can cause a lot of foot and ankle pains. However, if you have swelling along the top of your foot, you may have a stress fracture, especially if the pain is gets worse the longer you are on your foot. A good arch support, rest and x-rays to rule out a stress fracture is advised. I hope this helps. ...Read more
What would I need to do about my foot pain in the right side and top of my foot without going to the doctor?
Could you give: Some more information. Is it swollen, what kind of pain, was there an injury, when does it hurt? Does anything make it feel better? ...Read more
Stepped: Usually not. But, if it was hard enough, you may have an injury needing attention by a podiatrist or your pcp. It may be just a contusion (blunt injury) with residual pain. If it continues the same for another week and you can't walk on it, get some help. Try ice and rest. You might want to try some Aleve (naproxen) or Motrin also to decrease the soreness due to the injury. ...Read more
Unclear whatis: Meant by "outside lining" but I would rule out peroneal tendonopathy, stress fracture of the 5th metatarsal. Sometimes in cases like this when there is no definitive diagnosis and an MRI is ordered the results reveal "bone marrow edema" which is not a fracture but often the step before a fracture. ...Read more
If im 30 and taking levoflaxin experiencing foot pain is it coincidence? I have not hurt my foot just woke up this way.
What could be causing my foot pain and swelling on the top of my left foot? It hursts all day with no relief, and I did not enjure the foot.
Why does my foot hurt all the time and feel like sharp needles are in it? It is not swollen and doesn't hurt all the time, just most of the time.
May have plantar: Fasciitis. Does it hurt in the morning as well? You should see a podiatrist for an actual diagnosis and for inserts to provide better arch support. This could also be causing some of your back pain. Avoid wearing high heels. Arch support will be most important along with podiatrist visit, but you could try freezing a gold ball or water bottle and placing on the ground, massaging bottom of foot. ...Read more