Posts Tagged ‘plantar fasciitis’

Flexor Digitorum Longus Muscle: Foot and Toe Pain

What pain and symptoms are associated with the flexor digitorum longus muscle Pain in the foot while walking Pain in the ball of the foot which extends to the four small toes Pain can continue to the bottom of the foot and radiate up into the back of the leg Can cause foot cramps Contributes to…

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Flexor Digitorum Brevis Muscle Pain: Ball of the Foot

What pain and symptoms are 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 of walking on sharp pointed rocks Deep aching pain while resting Tendency to limp while walking Arch supports and orthotics make the pain…

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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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Flexor Hallucis Brevis Muscle: Foot and Big Toe Pain

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 walking Deformed toes Where is the flexor hallucis brevis muscle? The flexor hallucis brevis is a two headed muscle. The muscle attaches to a tendon toward the bottom of the…

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Adductor Hallucis Muscle: Foot Pain

What pain and symptoms are 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 is the adductor hallucis muscle? The adductor hallucis is on the bottom of the foot and divides into two heads. The first head runs…

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

What symptoms and pain are associated with the gastrocnemius? Pain in the arch of the foot Pain toward the outside of the back of the knee Pain toward  the inside of the back of the knee Pain going down the inside of the inside of the lower leg Pain around the inside ankle Pain on…

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Peroneus Tertius Muscle: Low Leg, Ankle, Heel Pain

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 Pain on the outside of the heel Weak ankles Pain surges with each step Where is the peroneus tertius…

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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 pain and symptoms are 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 in…

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Abductor Hallucis Muscle: Foot and Ankle Pain

What pain and symptoms are associated with the abductor hallucis muscle? Pain on the inside of the heel Pain in the inside ankle Pain will often cause a limp Where is the abductor hallucis muscle? The abductor hallucis attaches to one of the bones of the big toe and runs down the inside of the…

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Abductor Digiti Minimi Muscle: Heel and Ankle Pain

What pain and symptoms are associated with the abductor digiti minimi muscle? Pain on the outside of the heel Pain in the outside ankle Pain often feels like an ankle sprain Deep aching pain is often felt at rest Where is the abductor digiti minimi muscle? The abductor digiti minimi attaches to one of the…

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Quadratus Plantae Muscle: Heel Pain

What pain and symptoms are 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 and connect to a tendon in the middle of the arch. What movements does the quadratus plantae control? Bends the…

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