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Doctor insights on: Herbal Treatment For Swelling In Arch Of Foot

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Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...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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Remedies for foot pain due to bone spur on top and outside of foot?

Remedies for foot pain due to bone spur on top and outside of foot?

Determine cause : Protecting the area from excessive shoe pressure is often helpful. Wider and more supportive shoes can also help. Orthotic inserts in shoes can improve poor biomechanics. It is best to determine reason for the spur to have occurred to treat properly. ...Read more

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Pt, podiatrist or an orthopedic surgeon, which is better to getproper treatment for flat feet in a child who is having pain in top of feet, knees, and ankles?

Pt, podiatrist or an orthopedic surgeon, which is better to getproper treatment for flat feet in a child who is having pain in top of feet, knees, and ankles?

Options?: Please miter that various specialists have training and expertise with these issues. All can be good and you need to find out if the specialist is respected in the community. Please also note that an orthopedic surgeon who is a foot and ankle specialist has the most years of training. ...Read more

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Bone spur on top of foot andpsoriatic arthritis. Lots of foot swelling and pain. Is surgery suggested?

Bone spur on top of foot  andpsoriatic arthritis. Lots of foot swelling  and pain. Is surgery suggested?

Foot pain : not really . See a podiatrist first . Perhaps a steroid injection and a trial of foot pads and good shoes may help your pain . Also as your psoriasis improves , your Arthritis will also improved . See a dermatologist to start on disease modifying agents . There are some drugs in pill form now . ...Read more

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What are the diagnosis possibilities for a female in relatively good health(some varicose veins)but that has swelling in one leg by knee cap and ankle?

What are the diagnosis possibilities for a female in relatively good health(some varicose veins)but that has swelling in one leg by knee cap and ankle?

Many Possiblities: Could be related to your vein disease, but also many other possibilities. Some possible venous reasons could be venous reflux disease, phlebitis, blood clots (DVT or SVT), or May-Thurner disease. Also have to worry about pelvic pathology causing compression of veins or lymphatics. Could be lymphedema. Could be arthritis or joint inflammation. Hormonal imbalances. Could be soft tissue inflammation ...Read more

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What causes the bone under the inside of the ankle to be sore an painful and alille larget than the other foot history of ankle sprains in past also o?

What causes the bone under the inside of the ankle to be sore an painful and alille larget than the other foot history of ankle sprains in past also o?

Many possibilities: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy). ...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 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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What are the alternative treatment for possible chronic bone infection in a below knee amputation?

What are the alternative treatment for possible chronic bone infection in a below knee amputation?

Antibiotics: Antibiotics are the main treatment option. If these don't work opening the area surgically and cleaning it may be necessary. In severe cases the amputation may need to be redone at a higher level. ...Read more

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Which is the optimum running shoes for men for people with past ankle/foot injuries?

Which is the optimum running shoes for men for people with past ankle/foot injuries?

Depends on foot: Depending on your foot alignment, a running shoe that is either arch supporting (for people with flatfeet/pronated feet) or neutral arches (for people with high arches) is ideal. The shoe should support the ankle well and you should feel safe wearing it on all types of terrain. It should be wide enough to accomodate all of your toes. Minimalist and converse like cloth shoes are less than ideal. ...Read more

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Is ultrasound ever used on the bottom of the heel to check for injuries, or problematic veins and arteries? Heel pain, orthotics don't help. No spur.

Is ultrasound ever used on the bottom of the heel to check for injuries, or problematic veins and arteries? Heel pain, orthotics don't help. No spur.

Yes: ultrasound can assess the plantar fascia for abnormalities like plantar fasciitis and fibromatosis. It can also assess for nerve problems that can cause heel pain. However, you have to find someone who is experienced in using ultrasound for that purpose and this is not always easy. Recommend that whoever you see is registered for musculoskeletal ultrasound. They should have an RMSK certificate. ...Read more

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What footwear would be effective for getting rid of the pain in feet due to arthritis?

Wide, comfortable &: Give you little pain. You may need custom orthotics, in which case see a podiatrist! ...Read more

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What are some remedies for arthritis and swelling in the knee for a hemophiliac?

What are some remedies for arthritis and swelling in the knee for a hemophiliac?

Ice, rest, factors: For a hemophiliac, bleeding into the joints are the usual causes of swelling and subsequent arthritis. So, the first thing should always be to rest, ice and to check the factor levels to make sure that the swelling is not due to bleeding into the joint. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for bone spur in bottom of big toe?

What is the best treatment for bone spur in bottom of big toe?

Best??: If you can be comfortable with a change in shoes or a pad - good. If padding or shoe change does not work other conservative measures are not likely to work either. Surgery would then be your best course. ...Read more

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