Pain on the Top of the Foot – Causes and Solutions
Learn how you can ease the Top of the foot pain
The foot has a complex set of tendons, muscles, joints, and bones that enable it to work properly, as well as withstand walking, standing, and other everyday movements.
Many health conditions and injuries, however, can upset the foot’s movement and balance, causing problems and pain.
The biggest consequence of top of the foot pain is the difficulty with walking especially during the push up of the ground. This can have a significant effect on the quality of life. Thankfully this pain is pretty easy to resolve because the muscles that refer pain to this area are quite obvious––like the muscles in the front and lateral to shin bone and of course the muscle on the top of the feet themselves.
It is important to note that the muscle on the top of the foot connects facially to muscle all the way up to the thigh and the abdominal area and are affected by shortening and tightening of those muscles. Typically, therefore, the condition of pain on top of the foot is also accompanied by pain the front of the knee
Trigger points which can be responsible for foot pain
Painalog’s 3D analytics helps identify the 6 muscles as trigger points that could cause this pain and shows the video on how to locate them. It also shows us how to do self-massage and how to stretch them. If you are experiencing this kind of body pain you can see the solutions below: