Why Does The Top Of My Foot Keep Hurting?

feet painYou keep a healthy diet. You exercise and stay active. You make sure to get time away from the desk and in the sun. You stretch. You even meditate! Why does your foot hurt then? You can’t remember hurting it or can’t place your finger or toe on what the cause could be. So why are you suffering from foot pains? Your runs aren’t that intense and your feet aren’t being pushed that much, are they? At Socks Rocks, our team of doctors is willing and capable of helping to find out the answer and providing you with both a solution and a care plan to alleviate pain. However, until you come in for a visit, keep reading to find out a few of the reasons why the top of your foot hurts.

What Are Some Common Causes Of Feet Pain On The Top Of The Foot? 

There are naturally a variety of reasons why the top of the foot can hurt that relate to the variety of pains that you can feel: Quick and sharp pains, long, diffuse pains, dull and ache-y pains, and even burning pains, just to name a few. There can be issues with the bones, the ligaments, and the tissue. It can be an infection, fracture, or stress. To stress the point again, there are a lot of reasons your foot can be hurting which is why it’s important to come in for a visit to help diagnose your issue and get you started on a treatment plan as soon as possible! In the meantime, some possible causes of foot pain are:

  • Stress Fractures
  • Shoes That Are Ill-Fitting, Too Tight, Or Even Too Large
  • Extensor Tendonitis
  • Arthritis
  • Tibialis Anterior Tendonitis
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Bacterial Infection That May Result In Burning

How Do I Figure Out The Cause Of My Foot Pain? 

With this much mystery, come to the professional doctoral sleuths, and let the game be afoot! With our years of practice, we’re confident in our ability to understand and diagnose your foot pain. If you’re suffering from foot pain, don’t wait any longer! Call us at 210-696-9000!

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