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How To Relieve Foot Pain After Massage
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
Many possibilities: Could you provide a little more information about where your foot hurts? Common complaints of pain in the foot may indicate plantar fasciitis, metatarsalgia, stress fracture, morton's neuroma, tendonitis, etc. To start things off i'd recommend rice. You may also wish to try a different pair of shoes, and an otc anti-inflammatory (if you don't have any contraindications) ...Read more
What r something I can do to relive ankle arthtis when it's cold my ankle hurts so bad along with foot pain nagging pain?
What could be causing my foot pain and swelling on the top of my left foot? It hursts all day with no relief, and I did not enjure the foot.
How effective are neuro-stimulators (i.E. Medtronics) for long term relief of chronic pain? After a back fusion, my wife has had chronic burning foot pain. She recently had a neuro-stimulator embedded for relief of this debilitating foot pain. Does hist
The: The new generation of stimulators have been far more efective that the first generation of these devices some years back. They are not perfect but in general terms help reduce pain in many patients to a significant degree. Hope your wife does well. ...Read more
I have foot pain in my right foot inner on the side, it has swollen up and hurts to massage it. My upper back on the right around neck also hurts.?
Bone or tendon prob: Most common cause of medial foot pain and swelling is either tendonitis or partial tear of the posterior tibial tendon. Classically it hurts when you raise up on your toes. In the same area u could have a symptomatic accessory navicular bone. U need to be examined, xrayeed +- MRI to tell what problem is. The back/neck pain is probably unrelated but could be part of an inflammatory arthritis pictur. ...Read more
Left foot pain intermittently for 2 1/2months in my mid foot around the 4th metatarsal. It's a deep aching feeling, sometimes sharp. Not relieved w RICE?
Meet Dr. Morton.: Rice, when used appropriately, can help to minimize the acuteness of an injury and speed the recovery process. It could be that your condition is not one of those conditions. A sometimes deep aching and sometimes sharp pain in the 4th metatarsal region is classic for a neurofibroma. Some more possibilities are also possible. This is easily verified by a foot specialist. Treatment can vary. ...Read more
I have 3 bulge disk, back pain runs down left side butt/thigh/foot. Pain relief solutions.? Stretching, medicine don't work. Frustrated help pls.
Sciatica: Sciatica pain can be very disabling. Fortunately in most cases it is self limited and may take time. Some patients benefit from traction therapy with combination of muscle relaxers, analgesics (short course of opiates), and anti-inflammatory medication. Acupuncture me be alternative. Epidural treatments may be considered prior to surgical alternatives. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
I have atrial fibrillation. I take nsaids for knee and foot pain relief. Please recommend safe painkillers other than nsaids.
I sprained my foot over two years ago, but recently it has been acting up and has been very painful. It's mostly muscle pain. I have tried massages and pain relievers, but it isn't getting better. Even one of my toes is getting crooked. Foot pain?
XRay and Ortho: You might have damaged the joint and/or ligaments. Get an XRay to check it out. See an Orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
I have foot pain on the lateral side of my foot around the fourth and fifth metatarsals when I'm pushing off. Walking barefoot or on flip flops relieves it while wearing sneakers aggravates it. Could it be some kind of neuroma or stress fracture?
Possibly: Neuromas, stress fracture, and capsuliitis are the more common complaints in that area of the foot. A podiatrist would easily be able to determine which of these or another condition you had. It is possible that you have less pain unsupported because that is the position your foot has collaped into and the better supported position is uncomfortable because of the injury. Foot pain is not normal. ...Read more
Relief from burning low back pain across back of hips jst abv buttocks? No leg or foot pain. Meds don't help. Started in twin pregnant over 1 yr ago.
L5-S1 microdiscectomy Fri for left leg sciatic pain. Calf/foot pain relief w/some thigh/behind knee pain. Pain less AM but sharp pain down left leg into foot w/pain level of 9.5 & hurts sitting/lying.
Microdiskectomy: Give it some time; sometimes simply moving the roots around can upset the lumbar plexus and give you intermittent (even quite severe) pain, although it resolves within a week or two. Getting to the disk requires mobilization of the roots and inflammatory changes from that- or the disk herniation- itself can give this pain. As long as bowel and bladder OK, hopefully this will resolve also. Best! ...Read more