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How can I treat policeman heel?

How can I treat policeman heel?

Orthotics: These help anyone standing/walking long term a during work by restoring proper joint alignment and reducing the stress and workload of tendons which support the foot. Custom inserts are usually best for this line of work. Injections and other methods are extremely helpful in acute pain flares. ...Read more

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How can I treat my heel spur fast?

How can I treat my heel spur fast?

If painful: Try ice to area and wear supportive shoes and inserts. Massage may also help. Stretching can provide help in future. See podiatrist if problem persists. ...Read more

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How can you treat my sprained foot?

How can you treat my sprained foot?

Follow RICE: Follow the rice protocol rest - ice - compression -elevate consider seeing a foot and ankle specialist to make sure all you did was sprain it and did not do something more serious. ...Read more

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How can I treat foot laceration?

How can I treat foot laceration?

Depends.: It all depends on the extent of the laceration. Longer, deeper or ragged lacerations will probably need medical treatment. Smaller ones might be handled at home. ...Read more

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How can I treat a foot fetish?

How can I treat a foot fetish?

See a doctor: You need to see a psychiatrist or psychologist for evaluation and treatment of a fetish. ...Read more

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How can I treat Achilles tendinitis?

How can I treat Achilles tendinitis?

Achilles pain: Achilles tendinosis vs tendinitis is a difference between a chronic and acute process. The chronic process indicates something which has been present for months and acute would be days/weeks. The acute process indicates inflammation, the first phase of healing. Chronic means statis and stalled healing. The acute injury should be guarded from further injury, chronic should have an Ultrasound/MRI. ...Read more

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How can I treat brachymetatarsia?

How can I treat brachymetatarsia?

Not Easy: Treatment for this would require surgery to lengthen the bones. It also depends on how many bones you are discussing. ...Read more

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How can I treat athlete's foot at home?

How can I treat athlete's foot at home?

Antifungal topicals: May use antifungal creams, soaks with domeboro, disinfect shoes with lysol spray. ...Read more

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How can you treat my sprained ankle?

How can you treat my sprained ankle?

PRICE but see the Dr: Protection - immobilize rest ice compression elevation see the podiatrist for a complete examination. If you self treat and it's a severe sprain, the soft tissue injury can potentially create more problems if unchecked. ...Read more

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How can I treat a twisted/sprained ankle?

How can I treat a twisted/sprained ankle?

See below: Initially, rest, ice, compression/immobilization. If severe or persists, see ankle specialist. ...Read more

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How can I treat my athletes foot?

How can I treat my athletes foot?

Various ways: Firstly, since excessive perspiration and moisture is the cause, keeping feet dry is a must. Wear socks that absorb moisture and change often. Let feet air out when possible. Dry thoroughly after bathing. Powder in shoes can also be helpful. Additionally, topical anti-fungal creams, solutions or sprays may be needed. If a prolonged problem, see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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How can I treat corns?

How can I treat corns?

You can try : Filing with an emory board then protecting with a silicone toe sleeve. Podiatrists can offer more permenant solutions. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how to cure my plantar fasciitis?

Can someone tell me how to cure my plantar fasciitis?

See a podiatrist: Your best/quickest means of treating this is to see a podiatrist (foot and ankle specialist) who in general treats this condition frequently. Many treatment options are available and they should be tailored to you depending on your activity level, types of shoes you wear, foot structure, past treatment, etc. Plantar fasciitis is very treatable, but be patient. ...Read more

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How can I treat plantar warts?

How can I treat plantar warts?

Topical: Aldara (imiquimod) cream works for many patients. If this fails, laser vaporization can be very effective. See a podiatrist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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How can I treat discitis?

How can I treat discitis?

Be seen: The definition of discitis is an infection of the disc not just inflammation. You need to be seen by your physician for this. You can also see an acupuncturist/chinese medicine practitioner because that will help relieve pain and chinese herbs can augment what your regular physician suggests. ...Read more

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How can you treat a twisted/sprained ankle?

How can you treat a twisted/sprained ankle?

Ankle sprain: To heal a sprained ankle, it depends on the severity of the sprain. If its a chronically sprained ankle with constant pain and instability, it will take longer than a mild outside sprain. Usually 3-4 weeks of rest, icing, antiinflammatory meds (like advil (ibuprofen) or motrin), bracing or compressing wraps, with or without physical therapy should the starting treatment. Hope that helped! ...Read more

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How can I treat shin splints at home?

How can I treat shin splints at home?

Rest: Primarily, rest is important. Other things to do include icing, anti-inflammatory medications, & arch supports. Physical therapy may also help with the recovery, and surgery is rarely needed. ...Read more

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I have plantar fascitis and i want to know how effective are ankle braces to treat it?

I have plantar fascitis and i want to know how effective are ankle braces to treat it?

Plantar fasciitis: An ankle brace would not be a good form and treatment for plantar fasciitis. The only type of brace that will help plantar fasciitis is called a dorsal night splint. ...Read more

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How can I treat foot swelling?

How can I treat foot swelling?

Depends on the cause: Swelling can be caused by many things (liver, kidney , heart diseases, and blood clots are the serious ones). Everyday, reversible non-serious causes are meds (motrin and similar, calcium blockers, hormones). If you don't have a health threatening condition, limiting salt intake (sodium) and keeping your feet elevated will help. ...Read more

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