Doctor Q&A for Dr. James Dukelow

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Dukelow
31 years experience Podiatry
Most likely strain: A blood clot in both legs would be most unlikely. Signs and symptom of blood clots include, swelling, pain and redness. Swelling and pain alone cou ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Dukelow
31 years experience Podiatry
Exercise is good: If you are having foot issues, arch supports can help but they must be properly fitted. Not over the counter. Custom orthoses are the way to go, espe ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Dukelow
31 years experience Podiatry
Pressure area?: Pain in this area could be due to pressure from walking and perhaps shoes. I've noticed that people tend to have pain in this area from a bump called ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Dukelow
31 years experience Podiatry
Custom insoles: Your are most likely putting excessive pressure on your heels when you are on your feet. A high arch foot structure can cause such pressure in this a ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Dukelow
31 years experience Podiatry
Choice of shoe: High heels, by there very own nature put your feet in a precarious position. They put the bulk of weight and pressure on the ball of the foot. The b ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Dukelow
31 years experience Podiatry
Tight and strained: The calf muscles become quite sore when they are tight. Dorsiflexion at the ankle should be 5-10 degrees. Passive stretching is advised for such a c ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Dukelow
31 years experience Podiatry
It can but...,: Most of the time the swelling of an involved extremity is localized and usually involves the entire extremity. From my clinical experiences with CRPS ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Dukelow
31 years experience Podiatry
Sounds like a tendon: Overuse is a common cause of tendon strain resulting in inflammation of the area. The Tibialis Posterior tendon is a very common area of injury. The ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Dukelow
31 years experience Podiatry
A number of things: The toe nail is tightly adhered to the nail bed most of the time, but slight separations can allow bacteria and fungus to reside there. This is usua ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Dukelow
31 years experience Podiatry
Orthotics can help: There is most likely a biomechanical issue. If the deltoid and posterior ligaments are intact, you should be able to recover fairly well. Alignment ... Read More
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