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What causes pain and swelling in instep of foot?

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In brief: Possibilities

Sprain/strain, stress fracture, posterior tibial tendon tear or dysfunction or possibly and inflammatory condition such as gout.

In brief: Possibilities

Sprain/strain, stress fracture, posterior tibial tendon tear or dysfunction or possibly and inflammatory condition such as gout.
Dr Ronald Oberman
Dr Ronald Oberman
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: NEED FOR SUPPORT!

Most shoes aren't always what is bad, usually it's the crummy insoles they come with! there are many possible reasons that you may have pain in the instep, but try arch supports like spenco polysorb (http://www.
Spenco.Com/products/footcare/poly-sorb) and otc anti-inflammatories (like aleve). If these don't help, see a podiatrist.

In brief: NEED FOR SUPPORT!

Most shoes aren't always what is bad, usually it's the crummy insoles they come with! there are many possible reasons that you may have pain in the instep, but try arch supports like spenco polysorb (http://www.
Spenco.Com/products/footcare/poly-sorb) and otc anti-inflammatories (like aleve). If these don't help, see a podiatrist.
Dr David Hettinger
Dr David Hettinger
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Dr Thomas Inwood
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Instep

Pain in this area can have a number of cause including plantar faciitis, posterior tibial tendonitis, plantar fibroma, stress fracture , trauma, infection- and that is just the bottom of the foot .
See your podiatrist for an evaluation and diagnosis.

In brief: Instep

Pain in this area can have a number of cause including plantar faciitis, posterior tibial tendonitis, plantar fibroma, stress fracture , trauma, infection- and that is just the bottom of the foot .
See your podiatrist for an evaluation and diagnosis.
Dr Thomas Inwood
Dr Thomas Inwood
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