• Pain in the Top of Your Foot? Find Out What’s Causing It

    by Dr. LaMour
    on Oct 28th, 2015

Pain in the top of your foot may slowly build over time, or it may appear all of a sudden. While not as common as other types of foot pain, pain in the top of the foot is worth paying attention to, especially if it’s making walking or standing difficult!

5 Possible Causes of Top of the Foot Pain

There are several reasons why the top of your foot may become painful. While one or more of the factors below could be causing your pain, it’s important that you see a doctor for a professional diagnosis of the source of your foot pain.

When You Should See A Doctor for Top of the Foot Pain

There are several additional signs you should be on the lookout for if you’re experiencing pain in the top of your foot. These symptoms are indicators of a more serious problem that requires medical attention:

Dealing With Foot Pain At Home

To prevent further pain and swelling, avoid wearing tight shoes or participating in activities that aggravate your foot pain. A cool compress or ice pack on the affected area for a few minutes can help ease pain. Over-the-counter pain medications may also help with pain and swelling until you can see a doctor.

Let us help you get relief from pain in the top of your foot. Schedule an appointment for a thorough examination and diagnosis of the cause of your foot pain. The sooner you find the cause of the problem, the sooner you can get back to normal!

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