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What shoe inserts are best for foot problems?

What shoe inserts are best for foot problems?

Generally, when one : Has a problem an orthotic is tailored to the persons problem. So knowing the issue would help make a recommendation. ...Read more

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What shoe inserts are best for foot problems?

What shoe inserts are best for foot problems?

Depends...: You need to determine what is causing your pain. Podiatrists will examine and treat the cause of your foot problems but can also recommend proper shoes and if inserts are needed to avoid recurrence. The inserts (aka orhtotics) may be over the counter or prescription. ...Read more

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I have a problem with smelly feet. My shoes smell really bad after a while too. What can I do?

I have a problem with smelly feet. My shoes smell really bad after a while too. What can I do?

Several things: These symptoms can only be adequately addressed by your doctor in real-time (face-to-face). Only after a thorogh evaluation, possibly including labs and other studies, can he/she determine what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Help does anyone else have this problem? Feet swell so much on flight it is hard to get shoes back on

Help does anyone else have this problem? Feet swell so much on flight it is hard to get shoes back on

Common problem: Its common to have swelling during and/or after a flight- mostly related to the air cabin pressure and sitting with legs dependent (or hanging down) for periods of time. Try compression stockings next time. ...Read more

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What are the best shoes for plantars fascitis and other foot problems?

Plantar fasciitis: This is a complex inflammation to treat with just shoes. However, stiff soled shoes with a mild heel elevation can be helpful. ...Read more

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Similar problem with neuromas on both feet. Anyone here with knowledge about foot health or shoes with ideas?

Similar problem with neuromas on both feet. Anyone here with knowledge about foot health or shoes with ideas?

You have options: Typical conservative treatment includes a metatarsal pad in the shoe to help spread the metatarsals and reduce pressure on the neuroma. Avoid shoes with heels that pitch the body weight forward onto the ball of the foot. Finally, some people have found relief with barefoot or minimalist shoes, but this is based on anecdotal evidence and is not accepted in mainstream medicine. ...Read more

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I have a painful corn on my foot I treated and tried to cut many times Now it's red painful spot that creates problem for me to ware shoes and walk ?

I have a painful corn on my foot I treated and tried to cut many times
Now it's red painful spot that creates problem for me to ware shoes and walk

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A sensible approach: Make sure that the shoe you are wearing is the correct size. Cutting down the skin helps at times when done by a Podiatrist. Diabetics see a DPM Keep the area free of irritation when possible. Silicone gel pads that can be purchased which fit over the toe offer great comfort Avoid over the counter medicated pads . They contain a weak acid and can damage the skin If no relief see a PODIATRIST. ...Read more