Pain in the arch of the foot

Tibialis posterior tendinopathy

Tibialis Posterior Tendinopathy

Tibialis Posterior Tendinopathy

Tibialis posterior tendinopathy occurs when the tibialis posterior tendon on the inside of the ankle becomes inflamed, or more likely degenerates through overuse. Pain is felt on the inside of the ankle which may radiate under the arch of the foot. It is more common in older female athletes and younger ballet dancers.

Navicular stress fracture

Navicular Stress Fracture

Navicular Stress Fracture

A navicular stress fracture is one of the most common stress fractures affecting athletes, especially those in explosive events such as sprinting and jumping. The navicular bone is in the ankle and can be fractured by overuse and repetitive stress. With this injury, there may be a pain in the arch of the foot which increases during activity.

Heel Spur

Heel Spur

Heel Spur

A heel spur is a hooked bony growth protruding from the calcaneus or heel bone. It often occurs alongside plantar fasciitis, and as such the two conditions are often confused.

Tarsal tunnel syndrome pain location

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

Tarsal tunnel syndrome causes burning pain in the foot, sometimes with pins and needles or numbness, which may radiate into the heel and arch of the foot. It is caused by pressure on a nerve which passes along the inside of the ankle.