Blisters or a red irritated area at the inner side of the arch? Painful and sore in the area after sports and other activities? A painful condition in the medial foot may be due to a painful accessory navicular bone.
Accessory navicular syndrome is a condition involving pain and discomfort from an extra piece of bone on the inner part of the foot above the arch. The most common patients to visit our office with this problem are between 8 and 15 years old and are involved in activities like walking, running, soccer, rugby and basketball.
Treatment for accessory navicular syndrome may include
– Anti-inflammatory advice
– Footwear review
– Foot orthotics
There are a number of treatment options for accessory navicular syndrome, and we will be able to advise you on a treatment plan specific to you. Best Feet Podiatry can help you to manage this condition.