Today, i want to talk about why some people who get plantar fasciitis start to develop pain on the outside of their heel and the outside of their foot. First of all, this isn’t a talk on how to cure plantar fasciitis or even what it is. We have plenty of tutorials and articles on the website that go through that in detail just do a search for plantar fasciitis and you will find those, but the plantar fascia attaches on the inside of the heel and yet a lot of people end up with pain over here on the outside. The reason for this is.
Pretty straightforward. it is compensation, so that what happens is when your heel hurts here, you start walking more here in order to get rid of the pain that you are having on the inside. So eventually, this area gets inflamed and also it starts to hurt. So, the nice thing is that this is usually veryvery easy to treat because it is an overuse injury. As soon as we get some pressure off of that area, it is going to start to feel better. So the easiest way to treat this is to get yourself a decent arch support. This is a.
Custom orthotic but you can initially start with an overthecounter arch support. if you just to look for overthecounter arch support on our website, we will recommend the best ones for people with heel pain and outside of the foot pain. What you want to do is you are going to use this in order to transfer the pressure from this side to this side of the arch. So you want that orthotic to match your arch pretty close. You can also use this brand of flipflops called Vionic and the Vionic brand (these toes obviously do.
Not separate) but it has a great arch support, so it also transfers pressure off the outside of your foot on to the inside of the arch. You can find these on our website, just go to the website and do a search for arch supports for heel pain or flipflops for heel pain and then finally you want to be wearing these pretty much all the time either the flipflop arch supports or the arch supports in your shoes wear them pretty much any moment you are bearing weight for two or three weeks along with that, ice your foot two or three, four.
How to Treat Pain on the Outside of the Foot with Seattle Podiatrist Larry Huppin
Today, we are going to look at pain on the outside of the foot. looking at this foot here, here is the big toe and here the little toe over here. I am talking about people that come in complaining of pain right along the side of the foot. There are actually a lot of causes of pain in this area, so I do not think we should focus too much on this one thing but the most common cause of pain in this area is a condition called peroneus brevis tendonitis. The peroneus brevis is this tendon right here and it comes down and attaches.
Right into this area right here. it acts to help turn the foot this way and there is a number of different reasons which we do not really have time to go into right now that will cause that tendon to become inflamed. When someone does get inflammation in that area we have two main goals: 1. decrease the inflammation and 2. take tension off of that tendon while it is healing. There are a number of different ways to do that, anywhere from using a walking boot for a week or so, or you can use an ankle brace, and you can even.