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Foot Pain When Walking Barefoot
Short leg: Generally pain on the outside of one foot is from a short leg providing you have not had trauma to your foot or leg. I would need more infromation to give a better answer, such as hip pain one side, low back pain one side, is the pain in the foot at the midpoint of the outside of the foot, abnormal shoe wear as one shoe wears different than the other? See a podiatrist for better diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more
Yes: Running barefoot is a fairly new fad.Change in activity, should be done gradually.When going from a good supportive shoe to no shoes, different muscle groups are worked and bone and ligaments are stressed differently.This can lead to overuse and breakdown(injury). If you are going to try barefoot or minimalist shoes, start with kicking around in them for few days, then short walks to running.Dr l. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Plantar Fasciitis?: Plantar Fasciitis is inflammation of the strong band of tissue that runs along the sole of your foot attaching at to the heel where pain is often felt. Have a look at ... http://patient.info/health/heel-and-foot-pain-plantar-fasciitis ... for some structured advice. This condition will usually get better with persistence in conservative management, ie; rest, foot supports, NSAIDs, and exercises. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends: Knee pain can be a torn cartilage or arthritis. If it hurts getting up from a chair or going dwon the stairs, you may have patella chondromalacia, an irregularity in the surface of the back of the kneecap. For every pound someone is overweight its an extra 4 lbs. On the knee, so this can make a small problem hurt worse. To know what is going on you probably need an x-ray and possibly an mri. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fell on knee snowboarding; swelling, bruising, searing pain in patellar tendon area when flexing foot up; can move, walk, stand fine. Thoughts?
Pain outside left ankle only when walking on beach barefoot. Pain radiates up to calf and often goes numb.
Pain/pressure in knee and ankle when i walk or stand. Slight cramoing and pain in foot also whike resting, standing or walking. 28/f. Healthy.?
I would : Entertain the possibility of a mechanical cause such as a flatfoot or hyper pronated foot. Arthritic possibilities must also be considered. Finally, pain in one joint, could be the problem which ultimately causes pressure on the next...So a physical exam in person by a doctor would be a good idea. ...Read more
Foot dorsiflexion fine at rest &when casually walking around, but if walk a few miles get sharp pain,tenderness, swelling & foot drop. Nerve? Tendon?
One or Both?: If you are having swelling and pain while standing and walking, then you probably have something strained like a tendon or ligament. Also, ther is a good possibility that you have some arthritis. A sudden increase in swelling, redness and pain can often be Gout. The best thing to do is to get an x-ray and evaluation depending on your pain level. Ice and antiinflammatory medicine can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
More support: Probably would benefit from more supportive shoes and inserts. If still persists see podiatrist. ...Read more
Insuffiency: Usually when you have swelling in your feet and legs when sitting it is due to a condition called venous insuffiency. The veins in the legs do not work well and retain fluid which should be circulated through out the body. This fluid is then retained in the skin. If left untreated it can lead to cellulitis (skin infection) and wounds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sudden pain on top of foot, was not doing amytjong. Hurts to bend toes, flex or point foot, walk up/down stairs not so much when walking regular.
Injury to tendons: Many times we strain ligaments and tendons, without realizing or remembering. When you injure an extensor tendon(function in raising the toes and foot) it will hurt to flex and point your toes. The injury only hurts at the end range of motion. We tend to keep walking on such injures and they become slow to heal. Resting such injuries, result in a faster recovery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain in lower front and medial leg. Started when hurt ankle running weeks ago. struggling to walk on it. makes foot turn outward and pronate?
Foot hurts pronates: You need to see a Dr. as you may have a fracture or torn tenon. ...Read more
Plantar Fasciitis: Wearing heels frequently can cause a tightness in the achilles tendon. If you have to wear heels daily you should focus on achilles stretching exercises. Try otc soft orthotics which may fit in you dress shoes and more importantly your flats. Avoid barefoot walking. If these conservative approaches are not adequate then see a podiatrist for cortisone injections and/or custom orthotics. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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