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How To Relieve Painful Feet While Standing On Concrete
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
I'm experiencing tired and painful feet don't know if it has been caused by standing on feet the entire shift at work. Please help?
Range of motition:
Move your ankles up and down and around in circles.
Do water aerobics. ...Read more
I have foot pain. It is intense. I started feeling this pain about a week and does not stop. Walking is very painful. Pill don't help. Your thoughts?
Where on the foot is: The pain, the more specific you are the better we can help. ...Read more
Plantar fibromas: Plantar fibromas can be made pain free by shrinking them with interlesional steroid injections. ...Read more
Get it diagnosed: Some causes of pain and swelling of foot can include systemic problems such as hypertension, gout, and problems with the kidneys and localized issues such as arthritis, infection, lymphatic obstruction, blood clots, varicose veins, trauma (fracture, sprain, and tendonitis) and side effects to medication. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Hi there, I have been struggling for some months now with regards to painful feet in the morning when I wake up. It has now become worse now, even when I sit and stand up, I struggle to walk and they are now swollen by the ankles. Please advise.
Depends: Usually either eczema, but could also be an allergy, would see a dermatologist to sort out. ...Read more
I have severe foot pain during my period. What could cause this and how might I relieve the pain?
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.
Does Simvastatin cause neuropathy, I have been on it for 4 years and have painful feet, extensive w/u was negative, I have no other risk factors.
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
Sudden foot pain and numbness on sole of foot. Really painful, comes & goes over last 2 wks. Not diabetic. What could it be?
Hi, I've heel and foot pain on both feet. The more I walk or stand the more painful it is. Sometime even without walking a lot. 10 min. Its been 2y..
Plantar Fasciitis: One of the most common sources of heel pain is plantar fasciitis which is an inflammation of the thick band of tissue that runs along the bottom of the foot and supports the arch. It commonly results in pain upon first standing up which eases with some stretching. It then gets worse over the course of the day. It needs to be thoroughly evaluated by a podiatrist to rule out other causes. ...Read more
Is foot pain normal for a hypothyroid? In the morning while I eat, I have crampy painful feet. Goes away during the day though. Thankd
One cause: There are many possible causes of cramps. ...Read more
Extremely painful feet/diagnosis-peripheral neuropathy/lyrica was magic bullet but stopped due to cost/no pain now after 3 months/will pain return?
Will pain return?: It depends what was the cause may be yes, may be no. ...Read more
Can ACL reconstruction screw up a nerve that causes foot pain? Oct 2013 I had it done and I still get really painful sensations in the foot sometimes
ACL Surgery: It is unlikely that your intermittent foot pain has been caused by ACL reconstruction in 2013. If a nerve was damaged at the time of surgery, the symptoms would be continuous, not intermittent. Some patients can develop a condition called chronic regional pain syndrome (CRPS) after lower extremity surgery. It is more common in females with lower extremity trauma. Recommend evaluation for this ...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 suffer from chronic ankle and foot pain I have had 3 surgeries to address the problems as a result I have lots of painful scar tissue and numbness?
I am sorry: To hear your problem. Without knowing what procedures you had or being able to exam your foot it makes it a little more difficult. Has anyone made any suggestions to you? It would be important to pinpoint pain and then possibly try and inject the region. Doctors have various medications at their disposal they may want to inject with the aim of relieving your symptoms. What does your surgeon sugges. ...Read more
Have throbbing pain in toes, painful when put pressure on foot, pain spreading to bottom of foot?
See a Podiatrist: I suggest you get it evaluated by a Podiarist. It can be a series of things and it's hard to tell without having an X-ray, ultrasound etc. ...Read more