Katherine has a bruising sensation on her foot

October 26, 2015

I’ve had a bruising sensation on the top of my right foot for the past week.

I haven’t dropped anything on top of it and it is painful when I put pressure on my foot.

Any idea what could cause this pain?

Thanks for your help.


October 26, 2015

Hi Katherine

Most common thing is having shoes which are too tight – they compress a small cutaneous (skin) nerve.

When you load up your foot or pole it, it splays slightly and compresses the already miffed of nerve giving you the sensation.

Give it a good couple of weeks to allow the nerve to settle, try to avoid too much compression through the top of your foot….tricky with some type of footwear.

The Guru

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