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Daughter’s bruised instep


My daughter dropped a piece of firewood on her foot andis in a lot of pain. She can move her toes but it hurtsto put full weight on it.
We think she just severely bruised it and she started wearging a soft boot that we had from a previous injury.
Her soreness is located on her instep closer to her big toe and middle of foot.
She is to play in a soccer tournament in 3 weeks….Any suggestions on what we can do to help relieve the pain from the bruise??


  1. As I have said many times; “to see is to know, not to see is to guess”Take her to a doctor (preferably a podiatrist or orthopedist) and have her foot examined and x-rayed if necessary.