What is this pain in the top of my foot?

We have patients complaining of pain in the top of their foot on a regular basis. It is a common area for foot pain and there are several causes for it. Your feet can endure a lot of stress but there are limits to what they can handle. Top of foot pain often includes: warmth in the area, pain, tenderness, redness, swelling and difficulty walking.

If you are experiencing these symptoms, here are a few of the common reasons that can cause top of the foot pain:

It is important to remember pain in the top of your foot is not normal and is usually indicative of an underlying problem that needs to be addressed. Dr. Danciger will evaluate your condition, activities and history to fully diagnose your problem and get you started on the right course of treatment. Treatment methods might include anti-inflammatory medications, orthotics, stretching exercises, shoe modifications, padding or possible surgery if your case is severe. Don't wait to seek out treatment - contact our office today by scheduling an appointment online or by phone (760) 568-0108.

Dr. Harvey Danciger
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Dr. Harvey Danciger is a podiatrist and foot surgeon in Palm Desert, CA specializing in the foot and ankle