• deborahlb September 30, 2008
    September 30, 2008

    I too have had this problem. I went to a podiatrist about it. Come to find out, it was Osteoarthritis also in my foot. I was given two option, an ankle fusion, which would put pressure on the knee, or an orthodic shoe insert. I went with the insert. It helped tremendously. No more top of the foot pain.

    I also invested in a pair of New Balance sneakers, didn't use the insert, and have had no foot pain since.



  • wesselj September 26, 2008
    September 26, 2008

    Thanks for your post. Could you please clarify what your question is? This will help us answer it better! Thanks!


  • Maria April 21, 2011
    April 21, 2011



     I've had the exact same problem as you, and I don't know what to do... I really wouldn't like to over react, I hope this isn't important at all.


    However, it id really weird. I have migraines, and for the last 10 days (approximately) I've been sitting at home, resting, because of that. One day, I went to bed and woke up the next morning with my left foot aching quite a lot, along the outer lateral zone and behind that little ball-shaped bone on the ankle.

    During the day, the pain relieved and I could walk normally. At night, when I was preparing to go to bed, it started aching so much that I walked with a limp and it kept aching every time I turned in bed. In the morning, which is today, I woke up and simply couldn't put my foot on the floor because it caused such pain. Almost any movment would cause pain, frankly.


    Now I have to sit on the couch again, not because of migraine anymore, but because of my aching foot instead!


    Oh, and I forgot to mention that today it is pretty swollen.


    Any suggestions?

    Thank you for reading!

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