Hello. I'm not sure if anyone could help me or not, but I'm starting to train for a marathon. I used to be a cross country runner about 2 years ago, but it fell through when I developed tendonitis in my knee. After it got better I only ran every once in a while. I started running again, and its been about two weeks. For the past 5 days, I've had pain on the inside of my foot. Its below the ankle and medial. There is no ankle pain, toe pain, heel pain or anterior/posterior foot pain. I did get new shoes because my old ones were completely worn out and I did talk to someone about which ones to get (I stuck to saucony because they are comfortable) I'm not quite sure what it is. I tried icing, wrapping, and elevating but the pain is still occurring. I rubbed it out today to maybe get rid of some inflammation and about 15 minutes later I couldnt put any pressure on it. Its sharp and stabbing. Any advice or input would be really great.
Arch pain is a classic sign of tightness in the upper calf muscles. Your therapies should be directed there, not to where you feel the pain.
Helpful information written by someone else... http://www.painwhisperer.com/ptpath/ptpath/ptpath/footpain.html
A previous post I wrote on the subject (with much help from the community)... http://community.active.com/thread/146360