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How to prevent shoes from rubbing the ankle bone

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Ankle pain: the only way to know if it is broken unless it is obviously deformed or the bone is sticking out is to get an X-ray. Unfortunately, even if you can wa... Read More
Dr. Darrell Latva
Podiatry 43 years experience
ANKLE OR FOOT?: I can't determine if it's your ankle, foot, or both. Regardless, the degree of pain and swelling indicate to me an exam and x-ray is warranted. Sincer... Read More
Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry 45 years experience
Answered by X-ray..: Swelling can have the obvious effect of making look large regardless if a fracture occurs or not. The only real way of making that determination is ha... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry 45 years experience
A shoe by any name..: It really depends on what your basic needs are. Style, comfort and function are all options. Perhaps you can find a crossover shoe to meet two needs. ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Pinched nerve: This could very well be due to a pinched nerve in your lumbar spine. There are other peripheral nerve compressions which could also cause similar sym... Read More
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
Need more info: You need to be more descriptive. Is the whole foot there goes numb or just a portion and what portion. Local nerve entrapment a can occur. They can be... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
There are better options than spraying lysol in your shoes. You may try antifungal foot powder, available in drugstores, without a prescription.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Baldwin
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery 16 years experience
No: No. The injury itself determines the rate of avn. Follow your docs recommendations regarding weight bearing to help heal it.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Start with prevention. 1. Wear low thin socks to prevent the friction with the shoes. If that is not an option, 2. Wear mildly adhesive paper tape (su... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 29 years experience
It is a bit : Difficult to understand precisely what you are saying because there are many bones between the ankle and the big toe.....there is a talus bone, navicu... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schechter
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Strength, flexibilit: Proper shoes, taping or bracing if frequent sprains, doing preventive exercises especially balance and proprioception. Stretching, staying flexible, ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Bluman
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 24 years experience
Find out if there is: An underlying condition predisposing you to this. Tendon problems or altered foot shape are just two of the things that can predispose you to this. ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 33 years experience
Foot blisters: There is some evidence that foot blister incidence can be reduced by closed cell neoprene insoles. Wearing foot socks composed of acrylic results in f... Read More

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