Doctor Q&A for Dr. Barry Johnson

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Johnson
Podiatry 54 years experience
Elevation of feet/le: Elevation of feet and lower legs on pillows, especially at night while asleep, then applying support hose before getting out of bed in am, to prevent ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Johnson
Podiatry 54 years experience
Probably stiffness.: This is probably due to stiffness of your joints and surrounding soft tissues. Immobilization of your joints due to being bedriden / sedentary follow... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Johnson
Podiatry 54 years experience
Not a proven therapy: Realy don't know. Probably reflexology charts online? Unfortunately, there are no double blind placebo controlled studies that indicate any clinical ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Johnson
Podiatry 54 years experience
Could be fungus: This may be due to a fungus which may respond to topical antifungal creams.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Johnson
Podiatry 54 years experience
Ankle sprain: Probably an ankle sprain, which is one of the most common injuries, of the lower extremeties. This occurs when playing sports and twisting the ankle.... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Johnson
Podiatry 54 years experience
Nerve decompression: Possibly, with decompression of the common peroneal nerve, if not longstanding.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Johnson
Podiatry 54 years experience
Staples can loosen: Yes, staples can loosen, become prominent, cause pain and may need to be removed.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Johnson
Podiatry 54 years experience
Air in joint: Cracking or poping of joints is thought to be caused by air bubbles in joint fluid being compressed with movement. There is also the possible snapping... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Barry Johnson
Podiatry 54 years experience
Imediate ice&elevate: Following any injury to the foot and/or ankle, put ice into a ziplock bag, wrap with a hand towel and apply to the injured area and elevate the foot a... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Johnson
Podiatry 54 years experience
Nerve entrapment : Numbness ; tingling symptoms are generally the result of nerve entrapment ;/or compression on the nerve. Can originate from the back or osseous ligame... Read More
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