Top Of Foot Pain?



Top Of Foot Pain: The most common symptoms seen are numbness, burning and tingling. Especially while running or walking!



Is Your Problem At The Top Of The Foot?

Note: Say no if it is anything but at the top.


Say Yes To Top Of Foot Pain If:

  • If the pain is at the front of your ankle or top of the foot.
  • If you have any bumps or lumps on top of the foot.
  • If you have numbness, burning or tingling.

Say No To Top Of Foot Pain If:

  • If the problem at your heel.
  • If the problem is at the bottom of the foot or the arch.
  • If the problem is at the ball of the foot.
  • If the problem is at the toes or toenails.



Top Of Foot Pain Causes:


Top Of Foot Numbness Or Tingling:


Top Of The Foot Bone Spur:

  • A bone spur on top of the foot forms due to abnormal friction and stress on the bone.



Metatarsal Stress Fracture:

  • If you are a runner or started heavy walking. It is a slow aching pain.
  • This happens gradually over days or weeks.

Fluid Cyst:

  • Ganglionic cysts are soft masses across the top of the foot which are not immediately dangerous!
  • These are simply pockets of fluid that pouches out from the joints of your foot bones like a balloon.


Extensor Tendonitis:

  • Just like a nerve can get irritated on top of the foot, so can tendons.
  • Extensor tendons are the ones responsible for lifting your foot toward your shin.
  • They can become irritated from being over worked.