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Foot pain

Pain in the top of the foot

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Pain in the top of your foot will often get better in a few weeks. See a GP if it does not improve.

You can usually ease pain in the top of your foot by resting and raising your foot, using an ice pack and taking paracetamol.

Causes of pain in the top of your foot include exercising, like running, wearing tight shoes and conditions such as osteoarthritis.

Page last reviewed: 15/02/2022
Next review due: 15/02/2025