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Best Shoes For Ankle Pain
Whatever feels best: For arthritic conditions, a shoe with a cushioned heel and rocker sole such as a running shoe work well. For unstable ankles, a shoe with a broader base and more ankle support (light weight hiking boot). Ultimately, whatever shoe produces the least amount of pain is a good choice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have intermittent left ankle pain. It's very sharp or sometimes nonexistent. I did not injure it. Shoes actually seem to help.
Without hands on-: -eval & images, the only suggestion is 2 wear shoes. ...Read more
Does anyone know what could cause ankle pain to get worse after driving? I shift from heels to driving shoes
Where in ankle?: Posterior impingement pain from a prominent bone (os trigonum) or tendon (fhl) impingement can be worsened with activities that involve repetitive flexing like driving. Having the ankle in a dependent position for prolonged periods can aggrevate a variety of conditions. If bad enough, see an orthopaedic ankle specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Under heel pain ankle pain and puffiness feels like my shoes are all uncomfortable feels hard under feet ?
Plantar fasciitis: Irritation of the soft tissues that attach to the heel bone causes this disabling pain. It usually feels worse when getting out of bed or a chair. See your local podiatrist for prompt accurate diagnosis and treatment. Ice massage your heel and arch and wear supportive shoes until you can be seen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can wearing a lose dress shoe cause ankle pain? I buy my dress shoes to fit my right foot which has a bunion, so the left shoe is a little lose.
Yes: Since this would affect your gate and stability of your joints. In addition, the rubbing from a loose shoe may cause skin irritation as well. Perhaps you need to talk to a shoe repair shop to find out if they can stretch out a proper size shoe for the right foot to accommodate the bunion. ...Read more
What are best shoes to wear after a broken ankle, for both safety and to minimize swelling? Any tips appreciated!
Comfort, Stability: Great question ...Often pt will wear flip flops or other shoes that fit with end of day swelling. You want to get a shoe that protects and stabilizes your foot, like a running shoe. Consider with toy doc compression hose or bracine as well if needed at your stage of rehab. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Running shoe: Asics, brooks, saucony and mizuno are some of the best. ...Read more
Ankle and knee swollen agitated from not wearing good shoes. Broke when I was young. What's best?
Podiatrist only. 4 overpronation/bunion best shoes/boots w laces have boots laces start 2 in. Higher on foot near ankle enough support?
RICE: R.I.C.E. ( rest, ice, compression dressing, and elevation of the joint) not the food rice, is an excellent treatment plan for acute, mild injuries to joints. If pain persists or the injury is more severe than mild, a formal evaluation by a physician may be warranted. Consult your physician who knows your medical history in regards to recommendations for medications. ...Read more
31 y/o w/ ankle pain: Options include corticosteroid injections, plorotherpay, platelet rich plasma, hyalouronic acid derivatives, etc., and even your own bone marrow! injection may not even be the best option for you. The question as to what is the "best" injection can only be answered after a diagnosis is made. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is the best way to relieve serious ankle pain if cocodamol and nsaids fail as I have to wait till monday to see a doctor?
Depends...: You need to determine what is causing your pain. Podiatrists will examine and treat the cause of your foot problems but can also recommend proper shoes and if inserts are needed to avoid recurrence. The inserts (aka orhtotics) may be over the counter or prescription. ...Read more
Shoes with support:
Shoes that have as much arch support as possible might be the ones you find the most luck with. Shoes with softer soles can provide for more shock absorbance as well.
It can take time finding a good pair of shoes that fit and perform to your needs. If you have any foot complaints or issues, a podiatrist can be of help. ...Read more
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