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I have back pain, foot pain, joints pain, what to do?

I have back pain, foot pain, joints pain, what to do?

May need orthotics: See a podiatrist for a recommendation on if orthotics could be right for you. If you want to try an over-the-coubter product first, try spenco total support insoles. http://www.spenco.com/products/footcare/total-support-insoles all podiatrists are trained in this type of service. If the situation continues and is becoming more painful, then you should get a surgical consultation. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

Arthritis is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more


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What can I do about joint and foot pain in my left leg?

What can I do about joint and foot pain in my left leg?

See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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I am having severe foot pain specific to my toe joints on both feet. I can't complete a stride on either foot. I have to lift my foot just before the toe joints and plant them again. therefore I am limping.

I am having severe foot pain specific to my toe joints on both feet. I can't complete a stride on either foot. I have to lift my foot just before the toe joints and plant them again. therefore I am limping.

Step or Prance.: There may be more going on here than meets the eye. A comprehensive history and physical will be necessary to help isolate the specific areas in question. When all joints are involved, there is usually something more involved than if it was isolated to just one joint. Observations like edema, discoloration, range of motion and duration of symptoms are needed to establish a working diagnosis. ...Read more

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I get painful joints in my foot just by walking. How do I fix this?

I get painful joints in my foot just by walking. How do I fix this?

See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Foot aches at the joint of arch and heel. How can I alleviate the aches?

Foot aches at the joint of arch and heel. How can I alleviate the aches?

Sounds like...: Plantar fasciitis. However you should be evaluated by a foot and ankle surgeon to make sure you get a correct diagnosis and treatment. One in your area can be found at: www.Aofas.Org. ...Read more

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Lately I have been having pain in thr joints in my hands. Habe trouble gripping thingd. Also the bones in my feet hurt.

Lately I have been having pain in thr joints in my hands. Habe trouble gripping thingd. Also the bones in my feet hurt.

Bloodwork & Exam: Joint pain that is bilateral and symmetrical is generally a sign of a systemic problem. It could be something like rheumatoid arthritis or another auto- immune disease. Are you post menopausal. Have you had a bone density test ? ...Read more

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Why does the top of my feet hurt and toes have a numbing sensation also aches and pain on my finger joints?

Why does the top of my feet hurt and toes have a numbing sensation also aches and pain on my finger joints?

You might : Have an exostosis or bony spur on the top of the midfoot. There is a nerve that runs by the top of the foot and can get impinged or pressed on by a shoe and that bony spur. Hence, you can get pain to the top of the foot and numbness to the toes. Your finger joint pain if you meant your hand and not foot is likely unrelated. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Lowe
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Painful Joints (Definition)

That term is not really a specific diagnosis, but rather somewhat of a general term. The medical term is arthralgias, which implies pain in multiple joint possibly coming from a single cause. Don't hesitate to be seen and evaluated for ...Read more


Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more