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Left Foot Strain
I have been experiencing pain in my left foot mostly. I usually get it when i just get up in the morning or if i sit down. What could be causing it?
Have it evaluated!: There are a myriad of causes for severe pain in your left foot. My best advice to you is to have this checked out by a foot specialist, i.e. A podiatrist. Some things that a thorough evaluation may involve are foot x-rays, diagnostic ultrasound, gait evaluation, blood tests, MRI or ct scan. Don't wait to see a specialist especially with severe pain! ...Read more
I stepped on the handles of a bosu ball while hopping on and off the sides. My left foot now hurts when I walk on it. How to relieve pain/ what is it?
Contusion: This could be a contusion, a foot strain, or a stress fracture. I would rest the foot as much as possible for a few days, wear a good supportive stiff soled shoe when walking, ice the painful area from time to time, and take an anti-inflammatory. If pain does not resolve after a few days, I would see a podiatrist. ...Read more
Having pain in left foot while walking! No pain while pressing or sitting! Have taken 2 tablets of muscadol!! Is it a muscule deffect??
No but a tendon : Problem. Left foot is weak causing pronation or arch flattening. This puts strain on the posterior tibial tendon when standing or walking. Need arch supports to allow tendon to heal. ...Read more
I have developed severe pain in left foot since delivery 9mths back due to sitting crosslegged while feeding.What s the reason?
Feet and Pregnancy: There are so many possible causes from the hormonal changes causing loose ligaments and some arch collapse/strain, to irritation of the nerve where the 2 legs met and were compressed, to post pregnancy swelling in your foot. This severe pain should be worked up by a podiatrist, but have them look above the foot also. Dr rich blake. ...Read more
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