Foot Muscles

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

What pain and symptoms are associated with the Extensor Digitorum Brevis muscle? Pain in the top of the feet by the toes Muscle cramps Difficulty raising the foot Difficulty raising the four small toes Numbness in the top of the foot Contributes to the development of hammer toe and claw toe Where is the Extensor…

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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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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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