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Foot Drop Shoes: The only shoe type I have ever found useless for some of my patients with drop foot is some stable heel. Since it is hard to lift your foot past ankle neutral, the heel makes it easier to move from heel lift to propulsion. For a guy, probably cowboy boots would be the best, or dansko clog type shoes. Dr rich blake. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Absolutely: The plantar fascia ligament plays an important part of the foot arch structure as do the bones. If you fracture a bone considered part of the arch then it could place more stress on the plantar fascia ligament for support. See a podiatrist for evaluation and treatment if you have this issue. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
'Flat feet': Yes. Medial arch and/or transverse arch loss can cause foot and ankle pain by changing the normal 'architecture' of walking. A foot& ankle orthopedist consultation to address the 'flat feet' would be recommended to assess the need fir orthotics. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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No: To say something can heal implies a wound. The tailor bunion is a deformity and when painful, that is a symptom. Neither will "heal". If pressure is removed, the symptoms may resolve. The boney deformity will not go away. If it continues to be painful after conservative treatment fails, consider surgical correction. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Need X-ray: You need to get your foot/ankle checked and x-rays taken in order to determine if a fracture is present. If this is a recent injury, the tightness can be from swelling from both conditions. However, it is important to diagnose the correct condition so proper treatment can be rendered. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
4 flat feet&overpronation Over-pronation walking shoes necessary or orthotics. Orthotics not proven 2 work Over-pronation walking shoes proven 2 work?
Born w/flat feet & fallen arches. Slight pronation on sprained ankle than other foot. What does traumatic tendonitis secondary to pronation mean?
Runner. High arches. I find my hip flexor and soleus muscles hypertrophied. Can anyone relate foot structure to biomechanics?
Posterior tendon pain and arch pain caused by poor biomechanics. Not recovering after weeks. How high is possibility that surgery is needed?
See a physician: Posterior tibial tendonitis and arch pain are usually caused by poor biomechanics, collapsed arches, trauma etc. See a foot / ankle specialist. Usually treatments that support the arch and help the pt tendon are insoles, supportive shoes, orthotics, ankle braces, unna boot, walking cast boot, arch brace etc. Your physician may recommend surgery if conservative care does not help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Physio suggests knee pain is biomechanical as little swelling and have altered gait from ankle injuries trying taping and strength exercises ?
If you are born with one high arch and one normal arch won't you have bio mechanical problems over time esp if play sports?
Foot trauma: You may have some broken or fractured bones. Please see your doctor. He/she can evaluate and perhaps get an x-ray. Peace and good health. ...Read more
How can I get an old splinter out of my toddlers foot. It’s come to the surface now and looking a little red. ?
Tweezers help: I find toddlers hard for this procedure. Parents can use tweezers or a sterilized sewing needle to tease this out, but many parents abandon the effort & bring the kid in for me to do it in the office. If it is red it is started to show infection. ...Read more
I had a splinter in my foot and I got most of it out, now there’s just a small piece that can’t come out. It hurts but will it come out on it’s own?
Fungus is normal: Fungus is a normal inhabitant for all of us. We all tend to either respond or not respond to this infection, meaning our own immune system. Certainly, some locations may expose one to a highly concentration of the fungus, but remember you have it already. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Immature circulation: Your baby's circulation is still in the process of developing. Purple hands and feet is just a result of this immaturity. You do not need to be concerned if your baby is otherwise acting healthy. However if his lips or chest turn blue you should see your pediatrician as this can be a sign of cardiac disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Other infections: Athletes foot, a fungal infection, can cause cracks and fissures in the skin, which can serve as an entry point for a bacterial skin infection leading to cellulitis. Additionally, the fungal infection from athletes foot can also lead to a fungal infection of the toenails. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
From age of 14, i got this foot athlet. I used s lot of medicine it just come and go. Now i'm 60 still w/me. What medicine u can recommend to me?
Athletes foot cream: Fungus lives all over the place and the feet can easily get reinfected. Shoes can get contaminated and often can help reinfect feet. The over the counter creams like lotrimin, tinactin (tolnaftate) should work etc also, if you are treating and it is not going away consider that it may not actually be a fungus. See a doctor if traditional medications are not effective. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer