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What is the best treatment for bad pain in ball of foot?

What is the best treatment for bad pain in ball of foot?

Cushioning: It could be a lot of different things, but try additional cushioning in your shoes first. If the problem persists, see a local podiatrist. ...Read more

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I have pain in ball of my foot starting from under big toe to the outside edge of ball of foot, are there any home/ natural remedies for this issue?

I have pain in ball of my foot starting from under big toe to the outside edge of ball of foot,  are there any home/ natural remedies for this issue?

Pad the area: Try padding the area with a spenco liner, purchased at a sporting goods store. Also be sure you are wearing good supportive shoes. ...Read more

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What are some sources of homeopathic relief for pain in my hip and leg?

What are some sources of homeopathic relief for pain in my hip and leg?

Depends on symptoms: Homeopathy is individualized prescriptions ; more specific then diagnosis or locations. Your experience is essential. ...Read more

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What are some treatment options for a pulled muscle in the arch of my foot?

What are some treatment options for a pulled muscle in the arch of my foot?

Rest: And anti inflammatory medication and some sort of orthotic or arch support to help minimize the strain across your arch. In severe cases, a cast for several weeks. ...Read more

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Is there a number one doctor-recommended solution for arthritis pain in the knee?

Is there a number one doctor-recommended solution for arthritis pain in the knee?

It depends on causes: There are many, many causes for arthritis knee pain, or pain around the knee joint. Therefore not possible to give you any answer but one: seek the expert advice of a rheumatologist or orthopedic surgeons, and/or other musculoskeletal specialist to find the correct diagnosis and treat as needed! ...Read more

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What are some stretches for sciatica? Also pain on top of foot that has sciatica. Burning pain. If i put my foot in bathtub full of cold water help?

What are some stretches for sciatica? Also pain on top of foot that has sciatica. Burning pain. If i put my foot in bathtub full of cold water help?

Core Exercises: Typically core strengthening exercises are the best to help relieve pressure and forces in the spine. I would try and google some or look them up on youtube to see descriptions. If you can do them yourself, wonderful otherwise ask your doctor to get a referral to a good physical therapist for further assistance. You could try putting foot in cold water, likely it may help a little but not much. ...Read more

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Possible for a sprained small toe cause pain in ball of foot?

Possible for a sprained small toe cause pain in ball of foot?

Yes: You may have injured the joint capsule or ligaments. If pain persists see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Which type of anti inflammatory drugs would be the most effective for treating my arthritis back pain? I've been diagnosed with arthritis, and i'm in constant pain along my spine. Are the newer anti inflammatory drugs a safe choice to relieve my symptoms,

Which type of anti inflammatory drugs would be the most effective for treating my arthritis back pain? I've been diagnosed with arthritis, and i'm in constant pain along my spine. Are the newer anti inflammatory drugs a safe choice to relieve my symptoms,

NSAID: Not all anti inflammatory medicines are the same. Celebrex (celecoxib) (a cox-2 nsaid) has less GI side effects than Motrin and other nsaids. Naprelan is also an NSAID with less GI side effects. There are also NSAID patches (flector) and ointment preparations (voltaren gel) that i prescribe for patients with high blood pressure and/or GI ulcers/bleeds in which oral NSAID could be harmful. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Is their any other type of treatment for arthritis in your lower back and pelvic bone except for pain meds or shots?

Surgery is the last: Surgery is the final option, but there are many medications that can be trialled before going down that road. ...Read more

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Is there an all-natural replacement for Neurontin (gabapentin) in the treatment of chronic pain?

Is there an all-natural replacement for Neurontin (gabapentin) in the treatment of chronic pain?

Non-existent: There is NO "natural replacement" for gabapentin, but several more effective meds with less side effects include Lyrica, (pregabalin) Horizant, and Gralise. A homeopathic remedy called Arnica Montana may have some pain benefits. ...Read more

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Whats best for pain relief for artheritis of the 2nd mattatasel of top of the foot from kickboxing ta?

Whats best for pain relief for artheritis of the 2nd mattatasel of top of the foot from kickboxing ta?

Kick it: If you are saying that your second metatarsal has pain, the I would be concerned with a possible stress fracture of that metatarsal. If the pain is in the second toe then toe arthritis is possible. It depends on just how long you have been having the pain. Arthritis pain can be relieved, not reversed, with NSADS but care must be taken with your listed conditions. ...Read more

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Need medical advice for severe pain in arch of foot and ankle?

See below: It may be plantar fasciitis. Try ice, stretching and aleve (naproxen). If this does not help see a podiatrist for exam. ...Read more

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Is there an explanation for a sharp pain in arch of my foot?

Is there an explanation for a sharp pain in arch of my foot?

Arch pain: There may be a number of reasons to why you are getting pain in your feet. One of the most likely is that you are not getting enough arch support! this occurs when the shoegear (or lack there of) does not stabilize/support your foot joints. This allows you to overpronate and decrease your arch. You can help prevent and improve this pain with good tennis shoes and a podiatry referral. ...Read more

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What are good remedies for arthritis in the back of the knee?

What are good remedies for arthritis in the back of the knee?

Get knee evaluated: If the knee pain is significant and has been present for a while you should really have it x rayed and evaluated if you have not done so already. At age 32, i would not self treat but would determine the cause. See an orthopedist. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for nerve pain in the back and legs?

Is there a cure for nerve pain in the back and legs?

May be: You could cure nerve pain if no scar in the nerve or what we call permanent change in the structure of the nerve, if you have changes in the nerve i doubt you could. In this situation we resort to a lot of methods of pain relief. (pain management). ...Read more

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Any experience with this: http://www.Myfootshop.Com/detail.Asp?Productid=732# for turf toe/spur at ball of foot on bottom? Good?

Any experience with this: http://www.Myfootshop.Com/detail.Asp?Productid=732# for turf toe/spur at ball of foot on bottom? Good?

Save your money: You could get the same result by taping your great toe with longitudinal strips that hold the toe stable and prevents the toe from flexing. If the problem has been ongoing for a long time, make sure to see your podiatrist. ...Read more

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What's usually recommended for getting rid of pain in the heels?

What's usually recommended for getting rid of pain in the heels?

Combo treatment. : If you have plantar fasciitis, and hurt most with the first few steps in the morning, the more you can do together, the better: #1: supportive shoes. #2: firm inserts or orthotics. #3: oral antiinflammatories (check with your doctor). #4: stretching your foot and calf. #5: icing (10 min at a time). You may also need physical therapy or cortisone injections, or eswt if available in your area. ...Read more

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