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Ball Of Foot Pain Exercises
Have metatarsalgia and got in a habit of walking in a way to lessen pressure on ball of foot. now pain in foot elsewhere. is this to be expected?
Compensation....: You have just described the phenomena known as compensatory pain of referred pain. This is a classic and sometimes confusing element in the treatment of longer termed injuries. All effort must be made to stop the compensation or face the possibility of developing related secondary or compensatory injuries. ...Read more
Can resting sprained ankle/no rehab and limping for months after the injury cause achilles tightness and bottom of foot pain(metatarsalgia, plantar f)?
Compensation....: Limping for months, with or without pain, can cause a change in the mechanics of your normal walk. This is known as compensatory change or compensation. As the body compensates, you can expect that new problems such as muscle tightness and weight shifting will develop. Treating these new symptoms can be even more challenging than treating the original ones. A Healthtap specialist can help. ...Read more
Ball of foot pain: Could be a neuroma or painful capsulitis. The pain in your leg is most likely because you are walking differently to compensate for the pain. See a podiatrist for a thorough examination, diagnosis, and treatment options. Over the counter shoe inserts may help with the pain (spenco, superfeet, or power step are the brands i like). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes ball of foot pain and soreness running along the top of the foot? Ill-fitting shoes? Overuse? Sleeping w/feet tucked under covers?
Sprained ankle 11 months ago but ankle is still weak and stiff. could it be causing my ball of foot pain? Perhaps plantar fasciitis? achilles t?
Sprain or fracture: Was it x-rayed? If it is not a missed fracture or widened mortise, your inactivity could be a cause. Failure to dorsiflex your foot fully will cause metatarsalgia-forefoot pain. Plantar fasciitis although it is a really different problem is about the underside of the heel and is actually a bursa. If it was neg/x-ray start runner's stretches and get the ankle loose. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Foot pain for 6 months on and off, started wide spread across ball of foot, now situated nearer big toes but on ball of foot. weight bearing hurts?
I have plantar fasciitis & metatarsalgia, but the entire ankle & foot hurts now even non weight bearing. Could MRI show anything?
Possible: Your question as stated is answered with a yes of course. An MRI may be a revealing test for multiple issues in your foot and ankle. BUT, an MRI is not always the magic answer. You need to follow-up with your foot specialist/doctor and tell them of your new issues/symptoms and get an examination to see what, if any further testing is needed. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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metatarsalgia small bones around big toe and ball of foot very inflamed & grating will fracture unless rested op?
For one thing rests: Without knowing what part of the foot is hurting hard to comment. ...Read more
Rest: Ice Elevate Take it easy on your next work out ...Read more
Be understanding: I am assuming you are talking about emotional support. Obviously, encouraging the person to lose weight is crucial. There are many good programs available for weight loss. For exercise, you may want to suggest a pool program, which limits stress on the body and the feet. However, unless the person wants to get better and is committed to losing weight there isn't much one can do. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I fell foot pain right in the middle and goes down to bottom of the foot. I don't fell pain unless i walk. Which exercise and med. Should i consume ?
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