Posts Tagged ‘plantar fasciitis’

Flexor Digitorum Longus Muscle: Foot and Toe Pain

The flexor digitorum longus muscle can contribute to pain in the bottom of the foot, including the four small toes, the ball of the foot and the arch. Pain can also extend into the heel and up into the back of the lower leg. What are the pain and symptoms associated with the flexor digitorum…

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Flexor Digitorum Brevis Muscle: Pain In The Ball of Foot

The flexor digitorum muscle can cause sharp pain across the ball of the foot while walking and deep aching pain while resting. What are the pain and symptoms associated with the flexor digitorum brevis muscle? Pain in the ball of the foot just under the four small toes Pain is often described as a feeling…

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Piriformis Muscle: Back, Hip, Buttock, Pelvic, Thigh Pain

Pain in the low back, hip, hip joint, pelvis, buttock and occasionally pain going down the back of the thigh indicate piriformis dysfunction. What are the symptoms and pain associated with the piriformis muscle? Low back pain at the base of the spine Buttock pain Hip pain around the hip joint Aching pain, burning or tingling…

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Peroneus Longus and Peroneus Brevis Muscles: Low Leg, Ankle, Foot Pain

Pain around the outside of the ankle, the outside of the foot, numbness in the lower leg, ankle and foot can be signs of peroneus muscles dysfunction. What are the symptoms and pain associated with the peroneus longus and peroneus brevis muscles? Pain all around the outside ankle bone Pain going down the outside of…

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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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Gastrocnemius Muscle: Knee, Low Leg, Ankle, Arch Pain

Pain behind the knee, inside the calf, the inside ankle and the arch of the foot are indications of gastrocnemius dysfunction. What symptoms and pain are associated with the gastrocnemius muscle? Pain in the arch of the foot Pain toward the outside of the back of the knee Pain toward  the inside of the back…

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Peroneus Tertius Muscle: Low Leg, Ankle, Heel Pain

Pain in the low leg, ankle, heel, foot, and weak ankles can be signs of peroneus tertius muscle dysfunction. What symptoms and pain are associated with the peroneus tertius muscle? Pain at the bottom of the front of the leg that descends into the top of the foot and radiates toward the out to the ankle…

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Soleus Muscle: Heel, Ankle, Calf, Knee, Low Back Pain

 What pain and symptoms are associated with the soleus muscle? Pain in the heel often to the point of not being able to put weight on the heel Pain in the ankle Pain in the calf sometimes extending into the back of the knee Deep aching in the back of the knee Deep pain in the…

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Tibialis Posterior Muscle: Lower Leg, Heel and Foot Pain

What are the pain and symptoms associated with the tibialis posterior muscle? Pain in the back of the lower leg, just above the heel Pain can go into the heel and down into the bottom of the foot Pain will sometimes radiate up into the calf Where is the tibialis posterior muscle? The tibialis posterior lies…

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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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