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could exersices like running worsen the deformity of the big toe?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
What deformity: Are you referring too?

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A 36-year-old member asked:

What can I do if my index toe swells up when ever I run for a lot?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
See foot doc: So he can take an x-ray. Maybe, you have. Fractured toe that won't heal cause you keep running on it.
A 45-year-old member asked:

Can running worsen the deformity on your big toe?

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Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 31 years experience
Maybe: If there is a biomechanical cause that if left uncorrected can lead to progression of deformity. If injury caused this, if not healed fully or properly, then yes.
Miami, FL
A 25-year-old female asked:

Runner.My coach is always telling me to toe in but i run faster neutral to slightly everted. So what anatomical retort can I give him?

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
See below: That you are doing better in the natural position that your food is in.
A 31-year-old member asked:

Can you run on a fused big toe?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
Yes you can: These procedures do quite nicely.
Gardena, CA
A 33-year-old female asked:

I recently started running and my big toe goes numb while i'm running...Why?

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Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Numb: There are a number of anatomical reasons for this. The first right thing to do is see your podiatrist for an evaluation.

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