What Is The Bump In My Arch?

Some people develop bumps in their arch and most commonly they are plantar fibromas.  A plantar fibroma is a nodule that forms within the plantar fascia, and they are often painful.  We think they develop from an initial tear in the fascia that then cause scar tissue to form around the tear.  They can often be treated by different ways of offloading to help decrease pain.

Lumps, bumps, or nodules in the foot are never normal.  Sometimes more advanced imaging is necessary to evaluate these further and determine the best ways to treat them.  If you are experiencing any pain or problems in your foot or ankle, call of Colorado Springs Podiatry office at 719-488-4664, so we can help you today!

You Might Also Enjoy...

What is a Lapiplasty?

This article discusses Lapiplasty, a new bunion surgery that is offered at Foot and Ankle Institute of Colorado.

High Ankle Sprains

High ankle sprains are a common injury that occur, especially in sports. This article discusses what a high ankle sprain is and treatment options to try to help patients return to their sport as soon as possible.

How Do Tarsal Coalitions Cause Foot And Ankle Pain?

Tarsal coalitions are a foot condition where 2 separate bones of the foot are abnormally attached together. The 2 most common places that these occur are between the talus and calcaneus and between the navicular and the calcaneus.

Why Does The Big Toe Joint Hurt?

There are several common reasons that people get pain around the big toe joint. The most common of these are arthritis in the joint itself, a bunion deformity, or a gout flare.