Pain in the arch of the foot

Heel Spur

Heel Spur

A heel spur is a hooked bony growth protruding from under the heel bone (calcaneus). It has identical symptoms to and is often found to co-exist with plantar fasciitis. Heel Spur Symptoms Symptoms may be very similar to those of plantar fasciitis and include: Pain and tenderness under the heel, especially when weight-bearing. Pain may …

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Plantar fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is probably the most common cause of pain under the heel. Often a combination of approaches is needed to cure this stubborn injury. Here we explain the symptoms, treatment, and exercises to cure Plantar fasciitis. Plantar Fasciitis Symptoms Symptoms of plantar fasciitis consists of pain under the heel which develops gradually over time. …

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Medial calcaneal nerve

Medial Calcaneal Nerve Entrapment

Medial calcaneal nerve entrapment, often called ‘Baxter’s nerve’ has similar symptoms to that of tarsal tunnel syndrome. Pain will radiate from the inside of the ankle, under the heel and into the arch of the foot. Resting and icing the ankle are effective ways to help ease the pain and recover from this injury. What …

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Tarsal tunnel syndrome pain location

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

Tarsal tunnel syndrome causes burning pain in the foot, sometimes with pins and needles or numbness. Pain 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. Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome Symptoms Symptoms include pain, which is often described as …

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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. It causes vague aching pain in the midfoot. Navicular stress fracture symptoms Symptoms of a navicular stress fracture include a poorly localized ache in the midfoot which gets worse with exercise. …

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