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What are the best walking shoes for ankle pain?

What are the best walking 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 more

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Dr. Steven Sheskier
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Ankle Pain (Definition)

It is simply that one's ankle hurts. A common scenario is that of an acute ankle sprain. Please ask again if there are more details or ...Read more


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Why do I have ankle pain from new wedge shoes?

Why do I have ankle pain from new wedge shoes?

Foot position: Your new shoes may be putting your foot and ankle into aposition that it is not used to for a prolonged time and causing it to be sore. ...Read more

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Does anyone know what could cause ankle pain to get worse after driving? I shift from heels to driving shoes

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 more

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How can I prevent ankle pain from new skateboarding shoes?

How can I prevent ankle pain from new skateboarding shoes?

Break them in: Slowly, and do stretches to your calves, hamstrings and quadriceps before and after you skateboard. If you have weak ankles, you may benefit from tapping up your ankles. ...Read more

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Under heel pain ankle pain and puffiness feels like my shoes are all uncomfortable feels hard under feet ?

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 more

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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.

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

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What are best shoes to wear after a broken ankle, for both safety and to minimize swelling? Any tips appreciated!

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 more

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Podiatrist only. 4 overpronation/bunion best shoes/boots w laces have boots laces start 2 in. Higher on foot near ankle enough support?

Podiatrist only. 4 overpronation/bunion best shoes/boots w laces  have boots laces start 2 in. Higher on foot near ankle enough support?

Add support: Either an over the counter support like power steps or super feet would be helpful but if your feet are severely probated a prescription orthotic may be necessary. High running shoes a high lacing boot would also be helpful. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat knee and ankle pain from falling off a bike?

What is the best way to treat knee and ankle pain from falling off a bike?

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

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I have a chronic ankle pain, what's the best injection for it?

I have a chronic ankle pain, what's the best injection for it?

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 more

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What is the best way to treat ankle pain caused by running?

What is the best way to treat ankle pain caused by running?

Ankle pain: There may be some cartilage damage which can be determined by mri. It may be as simple as a biomechanical problem which can be corrected with a running orthotic. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Need to know cause: The nature of the pain has to be established first, if the meds that you are taking are not working that means something else is going on besides inflammation, maybe torn ligament, etc. See an orthopedic specialist. ...Read more

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What shoe inserts are best for foot problems?

What shoe inserts are best for foot problems?

Generally, when one : Has a problem an orthotic is tailored to the persons problem. So knowing the issue would help make a recommendation. ...Read more

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What shoe inserts are best for foot problems?

What shoe inserts are best for foot problems?

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

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I am on my feet for over 9 hrs. What kind of shoes are best to ease my foot?

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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What are the best shoes to help with foot pain associated with standing a lot?

What are the best shoes to help with foot pain associated with standing a lot?

Tennis shoes: Good construct cross trainer tennis type shoe: ne balance, nike, etc. Dress type by new balance dunham. ...Read more

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