Bump Or Lump On Top Of Foot

Bump Or Lump On Top Of Foot: A bump or lump on top of the foot is also known as a bone spur. This condition can cause numbness & tingling.

 

What Is The Top Of The Foot Bump Or Lump:

This is almost always a bone spur.

  • A bone spur can form normally as a result of abnormal forces.
  • Increased pressure and stress through the midfoot bones cause bone friction.
  • This bone friction causes little spurs to develop over years and decades.
  • The top of the foot is one of the most common spots for a bone spur.

 

Bump Or Lump On Top Of Foot
A bump or lump on top of foot is also known as a bone spur. It will develop on top of your foot due to abnormal forces and friction.

 

Causes Of Top Of Foot Bump or Lump:

Anything that causes increased force or compression through the foot.

  • Dorsal compression syndrome results abnormal force through the foot.
  • It causes stretching of the bottom of the foot.
  • It also causes compression of the top of the foot.
  • This can lead to bone spurs on top of the foot and heel or arch pain at the bottom.
  • Previous broken bones or trauma is also a cause.
  • Osteoarthritis.
  • Rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Psoriatic arthrits.

 

Dorsal Compression Syndrome
Dorsal compression syndrome is a very common cause of a bump or lump on top of foot.

 

 

Other Bone Spurs:

  • Bottom of the foot or heel bone spur.

  • Back of the foot or heel bone spur.

  • Calcaneal spur or heel spur.

  • Big Toe Joint Spur.

  • Ankle bone spurs.

  • Outside of foot bone spur.

  • Shoulder bone spur.

  • Neck bone spur.

  • Cervical bone spurs.

 

Will A Bump Or Lump On Top Of Foot Go Away?

These causes of bumps or lumps will go away:

These causes bumps or lumps need surgery:

 

Lump Or Bump On Top Of Foot Treatment:

It is impossible to remove the bone spur without surgery.

Treatment will focus on control of inflammation:

1)Rest, Ice, Compression & Elevation of the foot.

2)Oral anti-inflammatory medication.

3)Topical anti-inflammatory medication.

4) Better fitting shoes.

5)Orthotics to control the foot structure the induced the improper foot structure.

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Bump On Top Of Foot
A bump on top of foot usually gets better when the biomechanics that caused it are controlled! Make sure your arch is corrected and stabilized.