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A 42-year-old female asked:

what would cause snapping sound in the feet when walking and how can i help it go away?

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Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 27 years experience
Snapping syndromes: There are several reasons for benign snapping or popping in the feet while walking. If the snapping in not painful or does not cause any disability....The benign neglect if an acceptable approach. There may ne no way to make the snapping subside. You may want to review this issue with you pcp...

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