How do you relieve tension in the top of your foot?

How do you relieve tension in the top of your foot?

Ice (and rest) applied to the top of the foot will work its magic to reduce any inflammation and stiffness. So would stretching the calf muscles, and wearing comfortable shoes or more spacious ones. Any of these will work if you are looking to relieve tension in your foot.

What does tendonitis on top of foot feel like?

The main symptom of extensor tendonitis in the foot is pain on the top of the foot. It is often right where your shoelaces are. You may feel this pain while you are running or walking. Sometimes, there is visible swelling or a bump on the extensor tendon that is injured or inflamed.

Should I see doctor for pain in top of foot?

Seek immediate medical attention if you: Have severe pain or swelling. Have an open wound or a wound that is oozing pus. Have signs of infection, such as redness, warmth and tenderness in the affected area or you have a fever over 100 F (37.8 C) Are unable to walk or put weight on your foot.

Can you have arthritis on the top of your foot?

Patients may have two problems arising from midfoot arthritis; pain on the dorsum (top) of the foot due to spurs from the arthritic joint (bony prominence), worse in closed shoes or, pain arising from the arthritic joint itself.