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A 18-year-old female asked:

I got custom orthotics and am a college runner. now my foot really hurts better the first and second metatarsal and i cant run. thought my shoes were too tight at first but now it hurts to lift toes 2 weeks later. what could this be? seeing doc mon?

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Dr. Jeffrey Trantalis, DPM
Podiatry 43 years experience
Adjustments needed: I’m not quite sure what you’re trying to explain. However whenever a patient gets new orthotics sometimes they need to be adjusted. Obviously these types of pains and discomfort should not occur. Give your doctor the opportunity to adjust them. Discontinue using them until you see your doctor
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