Tarsal-Tunnel-Syndrome

Arch pain refers to pain on the underside of your foot between the ball and the heel.

Symptoms

  • Pain and tenderness on bottom of foot
  • Burning sensation at the center of the arch of the foot
  • Stretching the arch of the foot may increase or decrease pain

Causes

Treatment

Treatment focus is determined by the underlying cause of pain. Consultation with a doctor is necessary for effective treatment. Surgery may be necessary for severe cases.

  • RICE protocol: Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation
  • Over the counter pain medication, such as ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) or naproxen (Aleve), as needed
  • Stretching exercises
  • Over the counter or custom orthotics
  • Change or modification of shoes

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