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Gel Inserts For Heels
There are various : Companies that make devices that do this, i believe insolia is one. Similarly, you can look to get a negative heel type shoe. ...Read more
What are the best shoe inserts for 5-inch heels that would last me for several hours? I'm attending a party, & i normally wear flats.
Not always needed: I don't typically recommend a specific insert for heeled shoes unless a patient has specific symptoms. If there are symptoms related to the shoes, sometimes a simple over the counter cushion insert can help. More specific prescription orthotics would only be ordered as needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gel: If your feet after adding the insole , try taking the liner of your shoe out. There may not be enough room in the shoe for the liner of the shoe, the gel thing and then your foot . If that doesn't work , see your podiatrist for real help. ...Read more
I had a 5 day period. Then it stopped. I inserted the metro gel, then started my period again the next day. It's dark maroon and clumpy. Why?
Been 6 months and im still trying to recover from heel spur. Have tried exercises, inserts , rest & still lots of pain. Whats next? Am flat footed.
See your doc: If you've been doing all the right things for 6 months without improvement then it may be time to consider other options (injections, formal therapy, surgery). However, heel pain can last a long time and waiting rarely causes bigger problems if the discomfort is bearable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Turf toe. Need inserts for dress shoes. What OTC material is best? Gel, foam? Pain exacerbated recently.
I love wearing high heels so what can I do to ease the pain on my feet in order to wear them for long periods of time besides using inserts?
Choice of shoe: High heels, by there very own nature put your feet in a precarious position. They put the bulk of weight and pressure on the ball of the foot. The best thing you can do is lessen the discomfort by using comfortable insoles that provide more cushion. Seek and try on the most comfortable shoes you can find. ...Read more
Is it safe to request benzocaine gel as an anesthetic before the nurse inserts my Foley catheter?
Lidocaine gel best: Very safe. Will sting a little at first, but urethra will be numb once stinging has worn off. Go for it! ...Read more