The top of foot tingling is usually due to a nerve irritation of the medial dorsal cutaneous nerve (A continuation of the superficial peroneal nerve). This nerve cover the bump on top of your foot and runs along the top of your big toe. If a nerve is irritated and becomes numb, this is known as neuropraxia. Neuropraxia can take up to a month to get better, so treat it properly!
This is only if one foot is effected, If both feet it is almost definitely peripheral neuropathy.
If you have any of the following, think of peripheral neuropathy.
If this sounds like you, the internet is not the place for you to be getting advice! Go get worked up by a good foot doctor or podiatrist, because peripheral neuropathy could have a million different causes besides these. Learn more about peripheral neuropathy.
This treatment guide is focused on neuropraxia that is caused by the top of your foot being compressed by shoes and not peripheral neuropathy.
Initially you should focus on decreasing inflammation by icing, elevating and taking a two week course of anti-inflammatories.
Then try these conservative treatments for your top of foot tingling:
Surgery to remove the bump on the top of your foot is the only sure way to prevent the bump from coming back, but these techniques will keep the nerve pain away.