Foot Pain Under Ankle

Foot Pain Under Ankle

Foot Pain Under Ankle :

  • There are many types pain in this area- follow our guide whether it be front, inside, outside or back of the ankle pain.
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Most Likely Causes:

Foot Pain Under Ankle

This is easily the most commonly injured area in the ankle and perhaps even the foot. This can not only lead to pain in the outside of the ankle, but also along the entire outside of the foot as the 5th metatarsal is very easily damaged.

This includes:

  • Inversion ankle sprain pain.
  • Peroneal tendon pain
  • Sinus tarsi pain.

 

Foot Pain Under Ankle

This area can very easily be damaged and just become sore from forcefully extending the foot down or up. This is very common in gymnastics, but it can also get sore in many runners and other athletics.

The most common causes of pain in this area are:

  • Tibialis Anterior Tendinopathy.
  • Anterior Impingement.
  • Anterior Shin Splints.
  • Inferior Tibiofibular joint injury.

 

Foot Pain Under Ankle

These causes of pain are not usually due to an ankle sprain like the outside of the ankle. This type of pain is more due to flat foot, obesity and nerve pain.

The most common causes of pain in this area are:

  • Tibialis Posterior Tendinopathy.
  • Flexor Hallicis Longus Tendinopathy.
  •  Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome.

 

Foot Pain Under Ankle

The most common types of pain in the back of the foot are:

  • Achilles tendinitis.
  • Haglund’s bump.
  • Radiating pain of tarsal tunnel syndrome.

 

If the entire ankle & leg on one side hurt without any normal cause, consider a deep vein thrombosis.

 

 

Less Likely

 

Associated Conditions:

  • Flat Foot