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Doctor insights on: Foot Pads For Ball Of Foot

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Sudden pain in ball of foot. Should I pad shoes?

Sudden pain in ball of foot. Should I pad shoes?

Ball of foot pain: Tendonitis, capsulitis, stress fracture, ruptured tendon, nerve trauma, neuroma....Can all cause this pain. Most likely it is not your shoes. See a specialist, get some x_rays and an examination to start to see what is going on... ...Read more

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Pain in ball of foot from new shoes?

Pain in ball of foot from new shoes?

Shoes: Shoes should be evaluated for proper fit. They shoe needs to have adequate support and padding as well. The root cause may be the bio-mechanics of your foot... ...Read more

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Are there orthotics that only support ball of foot/toes? Does it have to cover entire footbed? Spur in ball of foot/turf toe.

Are there orthotics that only support ball of foot/toes?  Does it have to cover entire footbed? Spur in ball of foot/turf toe.

Ball of foot: Orthotics can be customized in many different ways. Since you are in pittsburgh, i'd recommend seeing dr. Burns or dr. Wukich at upmc who can help design and treat your turf toe and ball of foot pain. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Possible for a sprained small toe cause pain in ball of foot?

Possible for a sprained small toe cause pain in ball of foot?

Yes: You may have injured the joint capsule or ligaments. If pain persists see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Podiatric help:pain in my left foot of "ring" toe only?

Podiatric help:pain in my left foot of "ring" toe only?

Neuroma : A neuroma is an inflammation of the nerve in the ball of the foot. It commonly effects the nerve that supplies the 3rd and 4th toes. There are other possible causes, of course, and you should see a podiatrist for a comprehensive exam and proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Could a sprained toe cause pain in ball of foot?

Could a sprained toe cause pain in ball of foot?

Yes: If the toe is injured and inflammed, this can lead to contracture of the joint. This can put increased pressure on the metatarsal head causing causing irritation. A thicker, stiffer soled shoe with good arch support can sometimes reduce stress on the ball of the foot. Icing and antiinflammatories are also helpful. If symptoms persist, see your podiatrist. Dr l. ...Read more

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Can having a pronation of the foot or flat feet cause differing foot sizes?

Can having a pronation of the foot or flat feet cause differing foot sizes?

Yes: As your foot becomes flatter your arch drops and the foot becomes longer. If there is a difference in how much arch height is lost between your feet you may start to have different shoe sizes. ...Read more

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Use back of heel cushions for foot heel to stay snug. Have over-pronation & orthotic. Heel cushion still allows for motion of heel. What is too much ?

Use back of heel cushions for foot heel to stay snug. Have over-pronation & orthotic.  Heel cushion still allows for motion of heel. What is too much ?

Deep Heel Seat: It sounds as if the heel cushion is raising your heel and creating reafoot motion and instability. A deepened heel seat with your orthotic will help to stabilize the heel and prevent that excessive motion. A mofication to your orthtoic by your podiatrist will help. ...Read more

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Is a pronated foot and flat foot the same thing?

Is a pronated foot and flat foot the same thing?

Pretty much...: We start out treating it with sympotmatically, mainly with a type of arch supports. These can be custom made orthotics, made specifically for your individual feet, by seeing a podiatrist. For otc supports, i really like spenco medical products. Try the polysorb cross-trainer, walker-runner or total support styles to get more support in your shoes. ...Read more

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Can a sprained small toe cause pain in ball of foot?

Can a sprained small toe cause pain in ball of foot?

Yes: You may have damage to the tendon which attaches to the toe, or you may be walking differently and causing abnormal pressure and motion in other areas of your foot. ...Read more

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Pain in ball of foot from ballerina flats?

Exam: You need to see a doctor to determine the cause of the pain. ...Read more

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I have plantar fasciitis and spur at ball of my foot. New orthotics have an arch and I walk flat footed. Foot feels bruised. Try to adapt? Damaging?

I have plantar fasciitis and spur at ball of my foot. New orthotics have an arch and I walk flat footed. Foot feels bruised. Try to adapt? Damaging?

Give it time: If you have just started wearing the orthotics, your foot may just need more time. Just like anything new, start slowly. Meaning, wear the orthotics in short durations and build from there. If the foot does not come around quickly, see a doctor to check the fit of the orthotic. ...Read more

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Any experience with this: http://www.Myfootshop.Com/detail.Asp?Productid=732# for turf toe/spur at ball of foot on bottom? Good?

Save your money: You could get the same result by taping your great toe with longitudinal strips that hold the toe stable and prevents the toe from flexing. If the problem has been ongoing for a long time, make sure to see your podiatrist. ...Read more

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Can my feet arches be different depending on the foot? any higher arch shoes or inserts feels perfect for R foot but feels like lump under L foot

Can my feet arches be different depending on the foot? any higher arch shoes or inserts feels perfect for R foot but feels like lump under L foot

Foot sizes : It certainly can happen that one foot is different from the other, both in size and shape. You may find that a good shoe store could help with proper fitting suggestions. You also may find that you can see a local podiatrist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Is vinegar good for soaking for heel of foot pain?

Is vinegar good for soaking for heel of foot pain?

Heel pain: Heel pain is deeper than the superficial remedies can help with. For ice to get deep to where the plantar fascia is hurting at the heel will probably result in frostbite to the superficial skin. See your podiatrist for the help you need. ...Read more

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