Why do I have pain in the middle of my foot?

Our middle part of the foot is formed by a pyramid-like arrangement of bones and muscles. Other than these, there are other bones, ligaments, tendons, Achilles, and many more to the foot. Traumatic impacts, sprains, injuries in the tiny bones (any one or all) that form your foot, can cause a prolonged pain in the middle of the foot. If you experience pain in the middle of the foot, it may be due to the following causes:

  • Plantar Fasciitis, which is caused by an inflamed, strained or torn plantar fascia ligament of the foot, will cause a sharp pain that radiates all over the foot.
  • Achilles’ Tendonitis, which is caused by repetitive physical training and activity, will produce pain and soreness in the feet.
  • Broken foot due to an injured foot with tiny cracks or fractures in the smaller bones of your foot and muscular spasms can also cause pain in the middle of your foot.
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome in which the tunnel or the canal through which the tibia nerve runs will be inflamed can cause pain in the foot.
  • Different grades of ankle sprain or foot sprain can induce pain in the middle of the foot.