What is this?
The top of my foot hurts and the top of my ankle too. I can’t walk on it, put weight on it or even rest it with out my foot hurting. Is it a stress fracture or extensor tendinitis? The ER didn’t tell me anything but they gave me a post op shoe to wear. ?? I really don’t know if it’s a muscle or bone that’s broken/torn. ??
I don’t have a doctor.
- yLv 72 months agoFavorite Answer
Did they do X rays at least? That would be normal routine. The discharge would have said follow up with your primary, they would then send you to an orthopedic or for an MRI, that would show tendon damage and such. So you have a choice, lots of ice and elevation for a week or so to see what it does, or get yourself a doc.
- LindaLv 62 months ago
You need to find a doctor or your feet problems might turn out to be chronic. It sounds like your shoes are too tight.
- Name WithheldLv 72 months ago
Sometimes "plantar fasciitis" manifests in that pain across the top of your foot (rather than in the arch or heel which is more common). It's happened to me.
It's an inflamed tendon. Google the term and read some of the many articles about it which include instructions for the exercises that will cure it (I do toe-stands on the stairs every morning - just a couple minutes). COLD compresses or alternating hot and cold will give you some relief.
- k wLv 72 months ago
time to go see a doctor to get a proper diagnosis......
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- SnowFlakeLv 72 months ago
So make an appointment with your doc