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A 24-year-old male asked:

Recently while i've been running, i feel a pop in my foot followed by extreme pain. when i take my shoe off, i can bend my foot down, i feel another pop, and the pain goes away. any idea what's going on?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Podiatrist: Before you do serious damage to your foot(bones, tendons,ligaments) get a proper diagnosis by being evaluated by a podiatrist versed in sports injuries. You will also be instructed in appropriate footwear for your workouts and in your running technique.
Last updated Mar 17, 2018


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