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Do Foot Levelers Work
I feel body pain and fever after my work every day. Even my foots pains a lot every morning while i wake?
See you doctor: Pain could be due to different reasons. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams may help to determine the right cause. Pain may be due to: trauma (fracture, sprains, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), biomechanical abnormality, blood clot, nerve damage (neuropathy) and etc. Get evaluated so that you may get the appropirate care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
They don't: While there is no doubt there are substances that are toxic to the body, the odds that some magical pad recognizes them and sucks them out of the feet, right through the skin, are slim to none. A healthy diet, high in antioxidants combined with reasonable hydration is your best bet. ...Read more
Doubtful: The skin is a barrier against things entering our body...Or leaving it. The odds of a patch, chinese or otherwise, being able to selective suck out toxins are fairly slim. They are deigned to change color on contact to moist skin, giving the appearance of having removed something harmful. ...Read more
See doctor: It all depends on the nature of your pain and problem. If it is plantar fasciitis, a common foot problem, you may escape by getting involved in some exercises, wearing proper footwear and recurring to steroid shots. In other cases, the condition may be such that a surgical intervention will be the only cure. Have your podiatrist take a look and decide what's best for you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Most of the time. : If you use them properly. If you're looking to beef up the shoes you already have, get a good insert or custom orthotic: you can use them to improve the shoes you already own. Over the counter orthotics typically break down over 6-12 months, but a good custom orthotic will last years. This will also ensure it is customized exactly to you and will correct your foot specifically. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many possibilities: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Relieves some stress: Foot reflexology relaxes the patient, relieving some of his stress, because of the patient's getting a foot massage and getting to interact with a caring person. Stress-related symptoms can improve. The patient feels better because he believes he should feel better (otherwise he quits going to the reflexologist), but there isn't anything else about the "reflexology" that changes any disease state. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Reflexology is completely bogus. It has no basis in fact whatsoever. Reflexologists have no training in anything medical or anatomical. A reflexologist is either woefully ignorant if he believes that what he does is real, or dishonest if he knows it isn't. Either way, it's claptrap. I love foot massages, but I don't delude myself that they give me anything more than a good feeling. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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