Posts from July 2012

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

“During running (or walking) the top of my foot aches and goes numb”.

The first, easiest thing to check is how tight you are tying your shoes! There is a nerve on the top of the foot called the dorsal cutaneous (see photo)

Dorsal Cutaneous Nerve of the Foot

 that supplies sensation to your skin in this area. It can easily be pinched by having laces too tight, and sometimes from wearing sandals that bind too hard over the top of the foot....

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