Pain On Outside Of Ankle

Pain On Outside Of The Ankle

Pain On Outside Of Ankle: Pain on the outside of the ankle is usually caused by about 4 major causes. Find out what they are and how to fix them!

 

Most likely causes of pain on outside of ankle:

 

Pain On Outside Of Ankle

 

Ankle sprains happen when you roll your foot in:

  • 2) Sinus Tarsi Syndrome:

Pain On Outside Of Ankle

This is pain just below and in front of the outside ankle bone:

  • This is more of an aching and burning pain that gets worse after standing for a long time.
  • This pain occurs because the outside of the foot compresses against the outside ankle bone.
  • When the foot gets fatigued, the muscles tire and the foot continues to turn out and grind against the ankle bones.

 

  • 3) Peroneus Longus Tendonitis:

  • The peroneus longus tendon could lead to back across the back of the ankle and side of the foot.
  • This muscle is responsible for pushoff with the foot and ankle stabilization.
  • It can commonly be irritated in running.

  • The peroneus brevis tendon could lead to back across the back of the ankle and side of the foot.
  • This muscle is responsible for push off with the foot and ankle stabilization.
  • This is the muscle that you use for turning the foot out.
  • It can commonly be irritated in running.

  • 4) Pinky Toe Pain:

  • Pain in the pinky toes can be caused by numerous factors.
  • It can be caused most commonly by compression inside the shoe or a sprain or even a hammertoe.

 

A)5th Toe Numbness, burning or tingling:

  • This most common after standing, walking or running.
  • This is usually associated due to compression of the 5th metatarsal against the shoe.
  • Consider wearing a larger shoe in the front.
Foot Pain Outside Edge
Foot Pain Outside Edge Of the Toe is usually caused by neuropraxia. This is nerve compression.

B) 5th Toe Callus, Bump Or Corn:

  • Calluses or corns can really cause pain!

 

C)Pinky Toe Sprain:

  • It is also very possible to sprain or injure your pinky toe.
  • It you jammed it very hard, consider a sprain!

 

D)Bunionette:

At the front of the foot you can develop a bunion at the outside of the foot by the base of the toes.

  • The pain can be relieved with 5th toe bunion padding & shoe accommodation.
  • But in the end only surgery will permanently correct the deformity.
Pain On Outside Of Foot
Pain outside the foot can be caused by a bunionette. This is a bony prominence on the outside front of the foot.