Point tenderness on foot

Tarsal bones - tarsal coalition

Midtarsal Joint Sprain

A midtarsal joint sprain is an injury to one or more of the ligaments holding the tarsal bones is the middle of the foot together. The exact location of pain will depend on the affected ligament. It is rare, but can occur in gymnastics, footballer, and jumping sports. Symptoms of a midtarsal joint sprain The …

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Metatarsals - Metatarsalgia

Metatarsalgia

Metatarsalgia can be a bit of an umbrella term used to cover any forefoot pain, particularly metatarsal pain. Usually, the term refers to inflammation which occurs in the joints between the metatarsal bones in the foot and phalanges bones of the toes. The pain is normally gradual and makes the bottom of the ball of …

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Metatarsal Stress Fracture

A metatarsal stress fracture is a hairline fracture in one of the long metatarsal bones in the foot. They occur through overuse or poor foot biomechanics. The second metatarsal is the bone most commonly injured. On this page: Symptoms Causes Treatment Metatarsal stress fracture symptoms Symptoms of a metatarsal stress fracture include: Pain in the …

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Mortons Neuroma - syndrome

Morton’s Neuroma

Morton’s neuroma or Morton’s syndrome is a compressed nerve in your forefoot, causing pain between the third and fourth toes. Here we explain the symptoms, causes, and treatment, as well as how to apply tape to relieve pain. Morton’s neuroma symptoms Symptoms typically include foot pain, often with pins and needles. Pain is located on …

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Achilles Bursitis

Haglund’s Syndrome

When retrocalcaneal bursitis exists at the same time as Achilles tendonitis in the same leg, this is known as Haglund’s Syndrome. Both these conditions need to be treated in order to recover from Haglund’s syndrome. Heel pain, tenderness, and swelling are the main symptoms. Haglund’s syndrome symptoms Symptoms of Achilles bursitis include pain at the …

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Sinus Tarsi Syndrome

The Sinus tarsi is a small bony canal which runs into the ankle under the talus ankle bone. Damage to the this can be caused by overuse or from an sprained ankle. Here we explain the symptoms, causes and treatment of Sinus tarsi syndrome. Sinus tarsi syndrome symptoms Symptoms of Sinus tarsi syndrome typically include …

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Jones fracture

Jones Fracture

Jones fracture is a fracture of the 5th metatarsal bone on the outside of the foot, at the end of the bone nearest the ankle. Overuse or turning the ankle can cause the fracture. The main symptom is a pain on the outside of the foot and difficulty in putting weight on it. Medical help …

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Lisfrancs injury fracture

Lisfrancs Injury

Lisfranc’s injury is a dislocation or fracture in the midfoot area. It occurs in the joint where the short metatarsal bones meet the long bones in the foot. Swelling on the top of the foot and pain when weight is placed on the foot are the main symptoms. This foot injury is very rare but …

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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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