Outside foot pain

by Nathan Wei, MD, FACP, FACR

Nathan Wei is a nationally known board-certified rheumatologist and author of the Second Opinion Arthritis Treatment Kit. It's available exclusively at this website... not available in stores.

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There are many conditions that can cause pain on the outside of the foot:

• On the lateral or outside of the foot, a common complaint is a tailor's bunion, a bony prominence at the fifth metatarsal head where it connects to the toe. This condition can cause pain on the side of the foot.
• Ganglions, sacs of jelly-like fluid commonly form on the

side of the foot, and can also contribute to pain on the side of the foot.
• If a patient has pain on the side of the foot and also towards the back under the ankle, they may have sinus tarsi syndrome, a condition that often follows a severe inversion ankle injury.
• Spraining any foot ligament connecting the calcaneocuboid joints, cuboid-fifth metatarsal, etc. can also result in pain on the side of the foot.

Peroneal tendinopathy can also cause pain in the side of the foot and outside of the ankle.

Stress fractures of the fifth metatarsal are a cause of pain on the outside part of the foot.

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