Foot Muscles

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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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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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 walking Deformed toes Where is the flexor hallucis…

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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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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 Where is the abductor…

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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 in the outside ankle Pain often feels like an ankle sprain Deep aching pain is…

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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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