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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Poorly fitted shoes: Cause could be poorly fitted shoes , see your podiatric physician ( DPM ) with better fitted shoes along with arches will improve your gait and you ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Leland
31 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Exam and x-ray: While diagnosis of some systemic arthritis which may affect the foot (i.e. Rheumatoid arthritis) may require specific lab tests, the vast majority of ... Read More
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Dr. David Laha
38 years experience Podiatry
Xrays: Most arthritis in the foot can be visualized with xrays. Sometimes blood work is needed for a more comprehensive evaluation. Dr l.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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See below: Typically one would see stiffness in certain joints of the foot and possible some pain. It may be harder to walk longer distances on an arthritic foot ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Leland
31 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Pain/swelling: Arthritis is usually manifest with pain, swelling and stiffness in the affected joints.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Joint inflmation: Worn painful joint of foot.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
32 years experience Podiatry
Aching. stiffness: Arthritic pain in the feet can hurt just as if it were in other joints- and sometimes worse because you still stand and walk on them! aching, stiffne ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Ryan
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Shoe inserts: Without medication, i would say orthotics to offload pressure and reduce the work on the joints. Otherwise, try glucosamine and chondroitin. Fish oil ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vincent Travisano
41 years experience Podiatry
Pain and Stiffness: Pain and stiffness from arthritris in the foot, depending on the joints, can limit mobility. Xrays and a good detailed history and gait analysis wil ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Several ways: You will usually see swelling, redness and pain. It can go to painful motion or decreased motion with deformity of the joint.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
19 years experience Podiatry
Yes and no.: Sometimes home remedies work, but they are mostly band-aids for the pain. Seek a local podiatrist to help you manage the arthritic changes and taking ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Arthritis is the-: -wearing away of the articular cartilage in any of the many joints of the foot. There R 19. I'm mid foot there R 5?Causes R trauma, hereditary or dise ... Read More

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