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Bunions And Flat Feet
I have been diagnosed with bunions and very flat feet, any correlation between these two? Should I continue exercising? Any long term effects?
A fallen arch is commonly known as a flatfoot. The foot loses the arch on the inner side of foot. This is also known as pes planus and there can be either a flexible version and a rigid version. A flexible version is flat only when weight is applied on the foot; a rigid version is flat when the foot is off and when the foot is on ...Read more
I have metatarsalgia, bunion, flat feet and unstable ankle. I'm looking for a brace/support for all of them (all in one) Is there such a thing?
Wear orthotics 4 overpronation, flat feet & bunion. Wearing orthotics while sitting for large amounts of time beneficial?
Shoe guide: Flat feet and bunions require wider shoes to accommodate the deformity. A rigid, stable shoe is best. No more than 2 inch heels because it puts too much pressure on bunions. More importantly, the shoes have to support the arch whether with built in inserts or store bought inserts. Sandals need to have built in arch supports as well. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Does it hurt?:
Do your feet hurt? YOu can try taking out orthotics. you may not need them. You can work on ankle strength and foot strength instead. Where are you located, I can recommend a doc? Or you can find me on concierge.
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Mature female -flat feet; bunions no diabetes has round growth top rt. 2nd hammertoe. RN says a callous. Cyst? Bothersome. Removable?
Yes, it is removable: You have options to get relief. The callus may be such that it can just be pared down, padded etc to give temporary relief. Permanent relief will probably require surgery but the procedure is relatively simple and worth doing especially if you are active. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 36 male with flat feet and bunions, sometimes when I walk I get a shooting pain, what can I do about it without surgury?
What can help relieve big toe pain known not be related to gout; I do have quite flat feet and am active.?
Maybe not your flat: The first joint (dp), or larger second (mcp)? Is is the pain located on the side, top, or bottom of the joint, if it is the first dp, it can be traumatic; it can be arthritis; psoriatic arthritis loves this joint. If on the bottom of the first, could be tendonous. If at the bottom of the mcp joint, you have two sesamoid bones that can be fractured, or inflammed. See a good specialist who can sort! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
2 months ago I wore flats for 3hrs. I thought was a blister on the side of my foot under my pinky toe. It swelled & is now purplish. Is it a bunion?
Different...: A bunion and tailors bunion are different in location. A bunion occurs at the great toe joint and the tailors bunion at the 5th toe joint. They can occur separately or together. Both are the result of faulty mechanics. You should visit your podiatrist to be evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Transfer metarsalgia: If the pain is under the 2nd met head (under ball of 2nd toe), this pain may come from overload of this bone. This can occur because bunion surgery often shortens the big toe none a little bit. If under 1st toe, may e some arthritic change. Best idea is to return to your doc for a check. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Included in the normal anatomy of the foot is what is known as the plantar or longitudinal arch. A normal arch protects excessive weight bearing to occur in certain parts of the foot. In flat foot, this arch is reduced in size. Mild cases may not cause symptoms, severe cases can potentially cause ...Read more