Foot and Ankle Pain

Foot and Ankle Pain

Foot and Ankle Pain: The most common ankle pain is due to chronic ankle instability. This can radiate down into your foot.

Foot and Ankle Pain
Click Yes if your pain is within the foot and below the ankle.

 

Is Your Problem Below The Ankle Joint?

  • Note: All foot problems below the ankle.

 

            

Say Yes To Foot and Ankle Pain If:

  • If your pain is localized in the foot.
  • Not if you have ankle, leg pain, knee pain or hip pain.
  • Not if you have shin splints.

Say No To Foot And Ankle Pain If:

  • If your pain is above the ankle joint.
  • This includes any ankle, shin splint or leg pain.
  • This includes knee pain, hip pain and lower back pain.

 

Foot and Ankle Pain
If your ankle hurts with either of these motions, you may have ankle joint pain.

 

 

Foot and Ankle Pain Causes:

Causes of pain below the ankle bone on the outside of foot are due to chronic ankle sprains:

pain below ankle bone on outside of foot
Pain below the ankle bone on the outside of foot is primarily caused by a chronic ankle sprain.

 

 

Pain On Top of Foot Near Ankle:

Dorsal Compression Syndrome:

  • Dorsal compression syndrome occurs when there is too much stress on the ball of your foot.
  • This compresses the top of the foot.
  • It stretches out the bottom of the foot.

Top Of Foot Numbness Or Tingling:

Foot and Ankle Pain
Foot and ankle pain that causes numbness, burning and tingling can be due to nerve compression. If the shoe is too tight or you have extensor tendonitis this may occur.

 

Top Of The Foot Bone Spur:

  • A bone spur on top of the foot forms due to abnormal friction and stress on the bone.
Pain On Top of Foot Near Ankle
Foot and ankle pain near the front of the ankle can be caused due to bone spurs. This can irritate the nerves in front of the ankle.

 

 

Pain In Arch Of Foot and Ankle:

Arch Foot Pain:

  • This is most commonly caused due to arch collapse.
  • This leads to inflammation of the ligaments at the bottom of the foot.
  • This is known as plantar fasciitis.
Pain In Arch Of Foot and Ankle
Foot and ankle pain in the arch are usually due to plantar fasciitis. Tarsal tunnel syndrome and posterior tibial tendonitis can also cause this.

Posterior Tibial Nerve Entrapment:

  • The posterior tibial nerve runs along the back and inside of the ankle.
  • You will feel numbness, burning and tingling.

 

 

 

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