Side Of Foot Pain: Home Treatment
Side of the foot pain is usually due to your 5th metatarsal 90%+ of the time. Don’t worry this is a normal bone with great treatment options!
Side Of Foot Pain Overview:
There are 3 very common regions for pain on the side of your foot.
- They are near the pinky toe, near the 5th metatarsal and the heel ankle region.
- On the inside of the foot, the big toe joint and the foot arch are most common.
Products to consider for side of the foot pain:
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Pain On Outer Side Of Foot:
Pain on the outer side of the foot is most commonly in 3 areas:
1)Near the Pinky Toe:
- The pinky toe is very exposed and prone to irritation.
- If compressed by the shoe it can cause numbness burning or tingling.
- If injured it can also lead to being sprained or irritated.
- This is a very common source of irritation.
- If you stub the pinky toe, it has very weak support.
- It can very easily become sprained.
D) Tailor’s Bunion:
- This is a bunion of the 5th metatarsal head.
- It is a bump on the outside of the base of the 5th toe.
- This is very prone to irritation.
2) Foot Pain Outside Of Arch:
There are 2 very common causes for foot pain on the outside of the arch:
A) Peroneus Brevis Tenonditis:
- This is the most common source.
- This is more common as chronic running pain or pain after running.
- This is a fracture of the base of the 5th metatarsal.
- This usually happens with a severe ankle sprain.
Muscle & Tendon Pain:
Products to consider for peroneal tendon pain & ankle pain:
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3) Pain On Outer Side Of Foot Below The Ankle:
- This is most common after an ankle sprain.
- It is also very common in chronic ankle pain.
- Also if your have chronic flat foot.
These are the most common situations:
- Ankle Sprain Treatment.
- Rolled Ankle Recovery Time.
- High Ankle Sprain Recovery Time.
- Ankle Tendonitis.
- Sore Ankles After Running.
- Broken Ankle Recovery Time.
- Broken Ankle or Sprained Ankle?
- Peroneus Longus Tendonitis.
- Peroneus Brevis Tendonitis.
Pain In Side Of Foot:
There are 3 common sites of pain in side of the foot:
1) Big Toe Joint Pain:
- This is by far the most common cause of inside of the foot pain.
- This is when the inside bone bulges at the base of the big toe.
2) Inside Of Foot Arch Pain:
- This is the most common cause of heel and arch pain.
- This pain is worse in the morning and after rest.
- It is also very common after standing or walking a long period of time.
Pain On Side Of Foot:
Do you mean:
Side Foot Pain Running:
Side foot pain running is almost always due to two of the following:
1) Tailor’s Bunion:
- This is the bump at the base of your 5th toe joint.
- It is a prime site of compression and irritation.
- It can cause numbness, burning and tingling on the outside of the foot!
- This is the bump on the outside middle of your foot.
- If it becomes irritated, you will feel it in the morning and after running!
Burning Pain On Side Of Foot:
- Burning pain on side of foot is usually due to shoe irritation.
- This happens when the pinky toe or the 5th metatarsal head rubs against the outside of the shoe.
- The nerve pain can be treated with rest, ice, compression and elevation.
- It can take a couple weeks for the pain to go away.
- But correct the constriction within your shoes, or this will keep getting worse!
Sharp Pain On Side Of Foot:
- Sharp pain on side of foot is usually due to nerve compression.
- If there is friction, compression and rubbing over the skin, this can impinge the nerve.
- Don’t worry, this is rarely serious.
- Correct the source of compression and the sharp pain on the side of the foot will start to go away.
- This may take a couple weeks to get better, but it will!
For More Side Of Foot Pain Help:
Other Causes of Pain in the Small Toes:
- Hammer Toes
- Black or Blood under the Toenail
- Broken Toe
- Swollen Toe
- Foot Corn
- Foot Blisters
- Callus Foot Pain
- Predislocation Syndrome
- Crossing Toes
- Foot Arthritis
- Long Second Toe.
Ball of the foot:
- Morton’s Neuralgia
- Metatarsal stress fracture
- Predislocation Syndrome
- Turf Toe
- Flexor Tendonitis
- Dislocated Toe
Our recommended options for pain along the outside of your foot:
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