Pain on top of the foot is a common problem. Every step we take places a force 1.5x body weight through our feet. Most cases of pain on top of the foot are due to either an injury, overuse, wear and tear or even ill-fitting footwear.
Pain in the top of the foot may be caused by damage to the:
Bones: e.g. stress fractures, Sinus Tarsi Syndrome, Hammer, Mallet or Claw Toe & Tarsal Coalition
Soft Tissues: e.g. extensor Tendonitis or Tibialis Anterior Tendonitis
Skin: e.g.athlete’s Foot
Medical Conditions: e.g. gout, ganglions or nerve damage