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how to prevent shoes from rubbing the ankle bone

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
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
42 years experience Podiatry
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
44 years experience Podiatry
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

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A female asked:
Dr. Edwin Peak
Specializes in Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
?shin splints: You may have shin splints from running too often. Try a day of rest in between runs. Stretch more often. Anti-inflammatories. You could have knee a ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Laha
38 years experience Podiatry
Yes: In our office we usually recommend a good stiff shoe with a thicker sole and good support. Many times adding an over the counter support will make mo ... Read More
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Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
35 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Appropriate size: Shoe shopping is best done at end of the day. A well fitting shoe should have the insert which can cover a tracing of your foot and should have a deep ... Read More
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Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
35 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Wide enough: The bottom line for finding a comfortable shoe is shop for them towards the end of the day. Also the insole of the shoe should be larger than the outl ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Rice
36 years experience Podiatry
Blister: Second skin a spenco product at pharmacy.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
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
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
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
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Baldwin
15 years experience Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
No: No. The injury itself determines the rate of avn. Follow your docs recommendations regarding weight bearing to help heal it.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Fox
42 years experience Podiatry
Break them in: Slowly, and do stretches to your calves, hamstrings and quadriceps before and after you skateboard. If you have weak ankles, you may benefit from tapp ... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
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 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Bone fracture: Sorry you had the fracture but I am very concerned that no one in your medicine area has told you how to walk. You MUST see a foot specialist without ... Read More

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