- > Achilles Tendonitis
- > Achilles Tendonosis
- > Achilles Tendon Rupture
- > Adult Flatfoot
- > Arthritis
- > Ankle Fractures
- > Ankle Sprain
- > Arthroscopy
- > Bunions
- > Callus
- > Cavus Foot
- > Calcaneal Apophysitis
- > Calcaneus Fracture
- > Charcot Foot
- > Chronic Lateral Ankle Pain
- > Chronic Lateral Ankle Instability
- > Clubfoot
- > Coalition
- > Corn
- > Diabetic Foot
- > Fifth Metatarsal Fracture
- > Foot Fracture
- > Foot Pain
- > Gout
- > Haglund's Deformity
- > Hallux Limitus/Rigidus
- > Hammer toe
- > Heel fracture
- > Heel Pain
- > Ingrown Nail
- > Intoeing
- > Lisfranc's Injury
- > Neuroma
- > Neuropathy
- > Open Fracture
- > Orthotics
- > Osteochondral Defects
- > Pediatric Flatfoot
- > Peripheral Vascular Disease
- > Peroneal Tendonitis
- > Plantar Fasciitis
- > Plantar Wart
- > Platelet Rich Plasma, PRP
- > Posterior Tibail Tendon Dysfunction
- > Puncuture Wounds
- > Rheumatoid Arthritis
- > Sesamoiditis
- > Sever's Disease
- > Skin Grafting
- > Smelly (Malodorous) Feet
- > Stress Fractures
- > Tailor's Bunion
- > Talus Fracture
- > Toe Fractures
- > Topaz
- > Ulcerations
- > Warts
Foot Pain - Pain on top of ball of foot - Foot pain on top and bottom of foot
An explanation of Foot Pain by Dr. Gennady Kolodenker. "Dr.K" treats Foot Pain in Orange County.
Foot pain on the top and bottom of the foot or ball of the foot can be treated by a Foot Doctor. Dr. Gennady Kolodenker, DPM, AACFAS is a Foot and Ankle Pain Specialist Podiatrist in Orange County that deals with various foot pain on top, bottom, ball of foot, ankle pain, and injuries.
The video will help you narrow down the possibilies of foot pain. There is a brief description of the foot or ankle pain diagnosis. More details are available when clicking on the diagnosis. There are also various foot and ankle products available at the online store. Like us on Facebook to receive online store discounts.
Foot Pain Self Diagnosis Guide
Reason for Foot Pain Pain in the ball of the foot - Foot pain on top and bottom of foot
Achilles tendonitis will mostly hurt at the insertion of the achilles tendon. The achilles tendon pain can radiate up the leg. Symptoms usually come on after overuse.
Arthritis is inflammation around joints. Arthritis pain is usually relieved after a few minutes of walking. Pain is worst at the end of the day after activities. Arthritis can be seen after an injury or with age.
Bunion pain is aggravated with tight shoes. There is usually increased redness on the medial aspect of the 1st metatarsal. There is a nerve that runs along the side of the foot that becomes compressed in wrong shoes. Treatment will be wider shoes or surgical correction.
The name corn or callus can be used interchangeably. They form in an area of friction. The body forms these lesions to try and protect itself from pressure. Non-Medicated Pads work great to relieve the pressure.
A fracture will result in pain after an injury. It is important to obtain an x-ray of the foot or ankle to evaluate the degree of fracture. If a fracture is suspected hold off on taking NSAID's till your doctor clears you.
Most people know when a gout attack comes on. Gout is rare in women. Most common complaint is severe pain in the foot. The pain is so great that the bed sheets hurt the foot.
Haglund's deformity is also known as a pump bump. Pain with irritation of the back of the heel in shoes. If changing shoes does not help then surgical excision of the extra bone works well.
Hallux Limitus or Hallux Rigidus is arthritis of the big toe joint in the foot. The joint does not bend much. Initial treatment is orthotics and stiff shoes (hiking boots).
An ingrown toe nail will result in redness and swelling at the toe. Sometimes there is pus. Initial treatment should be to remove the nail corner. Soaking in warm water and epsom salt can also help for a short period of time. Antibiotics alone should not be used.
With a neuroma there is sometimes a clicking feeling in the foot, toes can go numb. Treatment can be orthotics, different shoes, steroid injections, or surgical excision of the neuroma.
An ocd in the foot or ankle is damage to the articular surface that results in pain and arthritis. A period of immobilization should be tried prior to surgery.
Peroneal tendonitis usually presents as pain on the outside of the foot or leg. Sometimes an ankle sprain is involved. First line of treatment is rest and then strengthening
Plantar fasciitis is the most common reason for heel pain. It is very rare to need surgery for this diagnosis.
Posterior tibial tendonitis (PTTD) is very common in a flatfoot. Orthotics or ankle braces work well to help relieve the pain. Strengthening the tendon is also important. This diagnosis is also common in runners that develop shin splints.
Sesamoid bones are on the bottom of the 1st metatarsal. The sesamoids act like the knee cap. Typical pain is direct palpation on the bottom of the foot. Pain aggravated with walking without shoes.
A stress fracture can be seen on an X-ray after about 3 weeks. For a quicker visualization of a stress fracture an MRI is needed. Initial treatment will be rest, possibly a walking boot can be purchased online .
Is the foot pain acute or chronic?
This list of foot pain can also be very long.
If symptoms like foot pain , ankle pain, or heel pain are not subsiding after rest, elevation and ice then the injury should be evaluated.
Foot Pain Specialist - Foot and Ankle Doctor Providing Footcare and Podiatry needs. Dr. Kolodenker specializes in Foot and Ankle Surgeon, Ankle Pain, Bunion Surgery, Plantar Fasciitis, Hallux Valgus, Foot and Ankle Arthritis, Foot Specialist, Hammer Toe, Ingrown Toenail, Orthotics, Foot Surgeon, Foot Problems, Foot Bump, Gout, Flat Feet, Pronation, Achilles Tendonitis, Achilles tendon tear, Shin Splints, Foot Injury, Ankle Injury, Diabetes Feet, Infection Foot, Arthritis Foot, Foot and Ankle Specialist, Ankle Surgery, Foot Medicine, Ankle Medicine, Bunions, Doctor of Podiatry, Achilles Tendon, Orthotic Shoes, Podiatrist Orange County, Podiatrist Irvine, Podatry Irvine, Bunion Removal Surgery, Foot Surgery Orange County.
To Contact OCPodiatry please Click Here