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Medicine for foot and ankle injuries

A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
You would need to : Be evaluated, so many things can cause swelling. The fact it is unilateral adds to the differential diagnosis a blood clot. Usually, in a blood clot t... Read More

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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Foucher
Podiatry 29 years experience
It may decrease pain: Gabapentin, also known as Neurontin (gabapentin) does not heal a nerve injury. It may lessen the nerve related pain which is a form of treatment. I ... Read More
Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology 19 years experience
Effects of gabapntn: gabapentin may treat the symptoms (pain) of a nerve injury but it does not improve the rate or the extent of recovery
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Benjamin
Podiatry 44 years experience
Altered condition: Any condition that alters the function, structure , or appearance of the foot or ankle.
Dr. Fred Birnbaum
Podiatry 43 years experience
Extremity trauma: Physical trauma to the soft tissues (skin, blood vessels, nerves, muscles, ligaments) joints, and or bones of the part of the body below the leg compr... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Foot and ankle pain: Pain medication and physical therapy.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Parodi
Podiatry 16 years experience
Moderation: Wearing the correct shoe for your foot type, increasing your speed and distance 10% at a time, running with good form.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Yes, and, no!: Certainly this is a weight and sporting activity question. I asume you are primarily considering running. Most of the sub-saharan african runners, w... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Orthopedic Surgery 32 years experience
Stand and shoot: Once you can stand +/- an ankle brace, you can start sport-specific rehabilitation immediately, such as shooting without jumping, cutting, or pushing ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery 42 years experience
Physical therapy.: See an Athletic Trainer or Physical Therapist, who will instruct you on the correct strengthening exercises.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doug Mason
Podiatry 33 years experience
Need more info: Can't answer that without a lot more information. what happened...what hurts....how long.....swelling....limping....past treatments....
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
What was : He injury? What was the treatment? Are you in a cast? It sounds like you may have stretched or compressed (thru bandaging) a nerve. Discuss with you... Read More

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