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Pain killers are giving little or no relief from heel and ankle pain. Are there any treatments for this by acupuncture?

Pain killers are giving little or no relief from heel and ankle pain. Are there any treatments for this by acupuncture?

Heel pain: You don't mention orthotics or cortisone injections . Both are effective , but without seeing your x rays to determine what is causing the pain I am speculating. See your podiatrist for a real diagnosis and treatment . Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Steven Sheskier
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Ankle Pain (Definition)

Ankle pain is a symptom in which a person has pain in one or both ankles. Pain can be caused by ...Read more


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Are there any herbal treatments for lymphedema in one or both feet/ankles?

Are there any herbal treatments for lymphedema in one or both feet/ankles?

No: Compression and lymphatic massage are the mainstays of therapy for lymphedema. As lymphedema is a diagnosis of exclusion, make sure you have seen a specialist and that other causes of swelling have been ruled out. ...Read more

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What are the treatments if my tendons and/or ligaments in my heel are too short, causing me chronic foot and ankle pain?

What are the treatments if my tendons and/or ligaments in my heel are too short, causing me chronic foot and ankle pain?

Tendons: The real question is why are your tendons short. The condition treatment may be as simple as physical therapy all the way to surgical options. You need a full work up to figure it out. Muscle-tendon problems can involve the nerve system as well as the mechanics of the joints and some conditions get worse and some are static.Get a full evaluation. ...Read more

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I have been suffering from inner ankle pain for 6months. I suspect it to be post tib tendonitis and it is still painful. What can I do to cure this?

I have been suffering from inner ankle pain for 6months. I suspect it to be post tib tendonitis and it is still painful. What can I do to cure this?

Tendonitis: Please have your primary doctor refer you to a foot specialist as soon as possible. If there is any delay have someone drive you to the nearest Emergency facility. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for ankle swelling?

See your doctor: Ankle swelling can be caused by numerous medical conditions. You should see a foot/ankle specialist for an evaluation for possible tendonitis, venous stasis, fracture and or soft tissue masses to name a few. ...Read more

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What's the best first aid treatment for a sprained ankle?

What's the best first aid treatment for a sprained ankle?

RICE: The old stand-by rice, rest-ice-compression-elevation, still works pretty well. If there is significant pain with weight bearing or any tenderness when pressing on your bones, you should see a doc and get an xray to make sure it is not fractured. ...Read more

Dr. James Hocker
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