It is true most activities and balancing of the upper body involves the use of the foot. But at times a pain at the foot restricts the daily activities. The pain of the foot is spread either on the inner or outer side and rarely may involve the entire foot. Pain is described as lateral foot pain when it is spread over the outer side of the foot.
BOTTOM OF FOOT PAIN- Causes, Treatment, Prevention
In most cases outside of the foot pain responds well to treatment. Sometimes the pain is found a bit more on top of the foot. Listed below are the most common causes of pain on the outside of the foot. Treatment goals include reducing pressure on the painful portion of the toe through the use of pads, shoe changes, lacing changes and more. Detailed treatment options are available at the link above. Use the link to learn how hammertoe pain can be eliminated.
Bottom Of Foot Pain (Near Toes, Swelling, Walking): 5 Causes
Authored by Dr. Vincent Marino. Reviewed by Dr. Matthew Garoufalis.
Question: What causes bottom of foot pain and swelling? Pain can happen anywhere in the foot, and this depends on which bone, tendon or ligament is injured. In mild cases, walking, jumping, standing for long hours will cause you to feel pain in the sole of your foot. This pain typically goes away soon after taking a rest. However, in cases of a bone fracture, stabbing or shooting pain continues even after stopping activity.