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Extensor Digitorum Brevis Muscle: Pain In The Top Of The Foot

The extensor digitorum brevis contributes to pain on the top of the foot in the area of the second, third and fourth toes. The muscle can also contribute to hammer toe and claw toes. What are the pain and symptoms associated with the Extensor Digitorum Brevis muscle? Pain in the top of the feet by…

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Tibialis Posterior Muscle: Lower Leg, Heel and Foot Pain

The tibialis posterior muscle can cause and contribute to pain in the lower leg just above the heel. This pain will often extend into the heel and the bottom of the foot. Pain will sometimes extend up into the lower calf. If you have fallen arches, you should check the tibialis posterior for trigger points and tightness because dysfunction of this muscle will allow your ankles to collapse inward.

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