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Flexor Hallucis Brevis Muscle: Foot and Big Toe Pain

Pain in the ball of the foot extending into the big toe could be a sign of flexor hallucis brevis muscle dysfunction. What pain and symptoms are associated with the flexor hallucis brevis muscle? Pain in the ball of the foot extending into the big toe Difficulty and pain when walking Deformed toes Pain lessens…

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Adductor Hallucis Muscle: Foot Pain

Pain felt in the ball of the foot extending toward the top of the arch can be a sign of adductor hallucis dysfunction. What are the pain and symptoms associated with the adductor hallucis muscle? Pain in the ball of the foot just under the toes extending down into the top of the arch Where…

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Peroneus Tertius Muscle: Low Leg, Ankle, Heel Pain

The peroneus tertius muscle can cause and contribute to pain in the lower leg bend where the leg, ankle and foot connect. Pain is often felt on the outside of the heel. If your ankles are weak and have a tendency to buckle, you should check this muscle for trigger points and tightness. A classic sign of peroneus tertius dysfunction is pain worsens with each step.

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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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Abductor Hallucis Muscle: Foot and Ankle Pain

Pain on the inside heel and ankle that cause you to limp may be a sign of abductor hallucis muscle dysfunction. What are the pain and symptoms associated with the abductor hallucis muscle? Pain on the inside of the heel Pain in the inside ankle Pain will often cause a limp Sometimes causes numbness in…

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Abductor Digiti Minimi Muscle: Heel and Ankle Pain

Pain on the outside of the heel going up toward the ankle are signs of abductor digiti minimi muscle dysfunction. What pain and symptoms are associated with the abductor digiti minimi muscle? Pain on the outside of the heel Pain on the bottom of the foot just below the little toe Pain often feels like…

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Quadratus Plantae Muscle: Heel Pain

The quadratus plantae muscle causes heel pain and plays a prominent role in plantar fasciitis. What are the pain and symptoms associated with the quadratus plantae muscle? Pain in the heel Where is the quadratus plantae muscle? The quadratus plantae is a two headed muscle. Both heads attach to the heel (calcaneus) and connect to…

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