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Ball of foot under 2nd toe, feel knot when I walk without shoes. No pain yet just uncomfortable. Not as noticeable with shoes on.

Sounds like ..... Irritation of the head of the 2nd metatarsal. Wearing heels will make this worse. Try wearing flats or sports shoes only, even around the house. Do this for about 4-6 wks. If it gets better you can very occasionally wear max 2" heels & consider putting a metatarsal pad (at drugstores) inside your heels to cushion the ball of the foot. You may need to see a podiatrist. 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...
Many possibilities. Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy). Read more...

Tieing my running shoes to tight? Top of foot (where the shoes tongue is) getting irritated and achey pretty quickly. What might be and how to heal?

Vamps disease. The vamp is the part of the shoe you describe, and your diagnosis might be correct. Try not to tie so tight. Sometimes you can restring your shoe and don't cross the laces rather have them go from eyelet to eyelet on the same side only crisscross ing before and after the spot it hurts. Read more...

Prescribed orthotics not helping. Still bad pain in right foot only when running. Do running shoes for flat feet need adjustment period as well?

Anything new. Typically needs some break in particularly. When it is different than what you were using before. Read more...
orthotics. Orthotics need a break-in period as they change angular relationships. See your prescribing podiatrist for help as your question does not state how long you have had them, how long you were/are in pain , etc. God luck. Read more...
Sometimes. Orthotics need adjustment so see your podiatrist for correct fit. Read more...

I have pain in the arch of my foot, close to my heel. Hurts to walk barefoot and with certain shoes. Hurts most in the morning and after running.

Plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is a common painful disorder affecting the heel and underside of the foot. characterized by scarring, inflammation, or structural breakdown of the foot's plantar fascia. It is often caused by overuse injury of the plantar fascia, increases in exercise, weight or age. may be a degenerative process. Most cases of plantar fasciitis resolve on their own with time and conservative tx. Read more...

What is the best running shoes for high arch foot?

My . Choice is a new balance shoe but make sure you go to there store. They have seen trained to fit. Read more...
I like New Balance. If you have a high arch you will probably need an orthotic in any shoe you try. Read more...
Running. See your podiatrist first , get orthotics then go and get the running shoes . You will be much happier. Read more...