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Katherine has a bruising sensation on her foot

Oct 26th, 2015

I’ve had a bruising sensation on the top of my right foot for the past week.

I haven’t dropped anything on top of it and it is painful when I put pressure on my foot.

Any idea what could cause this pain?

Thanks for your help.

 

Oct 26th, 2015

The Guru Responded:

Hi Katherine

 

Most common thing is having shoes which are too tight – they compress a small cutaneous (skin) nerve.

 

When you load up your foot or pole it, it splays slightly and compresses the already miffed of nerve giving you the sensation.

 

Give it a good couple of weeks to allow the nerve to settle, try to avoid too much compression through the top of your foot….tricky with some type of footwear.

 

The Guru

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