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Running barefoot, now pain in arch of foot. Back to shoes?

Running barefoot, now pain in arch of foot. Back to shoes?

Yes: Running barefoot is a fairly new fad.Change in activity, should be done gradually.When going from a good supportive shoe to no shoes, different muscle groups are worked and bone and ligaments are stressed differently.This can lead to overuse and breakdown(injury). If you are going to try barefoot or minimalist shoes, start with kicking around in them for few days, then short walks to running.Dr l. ...Read more

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Foot Pain (Definition)

Any abnormal sensation which occurs with normal use and ...Read more


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Burning pain in ankle up to knee. Ankle injury 20 days ago. No fracture in x-ray. Arch and heel pain with sweeling on ankle with burning while walking?

Burning pain in ankle up to knee. Ankle injury 20 days ago. No fracture in x-ray. Arch and heel pain with sweeling on ankle with burning while walking?

Pain: Agreed - sounds like tendonitis . The nerves in the area my be injured also depending on the mechanism of injury , which we don't know. As stated , stay in close contact with your treating physician ...Read more

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Podiatrist only. 4 overpronation/bunion best shoes/boots w laces have boots laces start 2 in. Higher on foot near ankle enough support?

Podiatrist only. 4 overpronation/bunion best shoes/boots w laces  have boots laces start 2 in. Higher on foot near ankle enough support?

Add support: Either an over the counter support like power steps or super feet would be helpful but if your feet are severely probated a prescription orthotic may be necessary. High running shoes a high lacing boot would also be helpful. ...Read more

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Foot pain. Arthritis, possible tendonitis. Have orthotics. Breaking in new sneakers. Can barely walk in mornings. Advice for pain?

Foot pain. Arthritis, possible tendonitis. Have orthotics. Breaking in new sneakers. Can barely walk in mornings. Advice for pain?

NSAIDs and stretch: Early morning stretching before you get out of bed, night splints, and evening nsaids can help combat the stiffness and discomfort. You might also want to consider a rheumatology consult. ...Read more

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I have a "stone bruise" in my heel, accident stepping on something. Was wearing shoes. Have sprain ankle of same foot. Can't wear brace and orthotic?

I have a "stone bruise" in my heel, accident stepping on something. Was wearing shoes. Have sprain ankle of same foot. Can't wear brace and orthotic?

Heal pad, ice massa: Consider heal pads , heal cups, ice massage. When we look at your medication profile and procedures there may be more going on and you need to discuss other options or diagnoses with your physician. ...Read more

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Sudden pain in ball of foot. Should I pad shoes?

Sudden pain in ball of foot. Should I pad shoes?

Ball of foot pain: Tendonitis, capsulitis, stress fracture, ruptured tendon, nerve trauma, neuroma....Can all cause this pain. Most likely it is not your shoes. See a specialist, get some x_rays and an examination to start to see what is going on... ...Read more

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What is the best shoe to walk in after a 5th metatarsal break has healed? Boat shoes, boots, tennis shoes?

What is the best shoe to walk in after a 5th metatarsal break has healed? Boat shoes, boots, tennis shoes?

Shoes: Anything with a good durable sole. The flimsier the shoe, the less supportive and shock absorbing it is. Often, you get what you pay for with shoes so the better quality ones are the way to go. ...Read more

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Navicular sfx 6 weeks nwb CAM walker, graduated to walking, now part time in shoes. Pins and needles in ball of foot and toes. Normal? Do I need PT?

Navicular sfx 6 weeks nwb CAM walker, graduated to walking, now part time in shoes. Pins and needles in ball of foot and toes. Normal? Do I need PT?

Sounds like nerve...: Involvement somewhere. Physical therapy may be very helpful. There may just be some residual swelling compressing a nerve traveling through the same area. Prescription anti-inflammatory medicines (or otc aleve) may be very helpful as well. Ask your doctor. ...Read more

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Pain in ball of foot from new shoes?

Pain in ball of foot from new shoes?

Shoes: Shoes should be evaluated for proper fit. They shoe needs to have adequate support and padding as well. The root cause may be the bio-mechanics of your foot... ...Read more

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Strassburg sock - gastroc contracture. Keeps foot out of equinus, but stretch felt in mid foot & not ankle/calf. Have CS in medial foot. Keep wearing?

Strassburg sock - gastroc contracture. Keeps foot out of equinus, but stretch felt in mid foot & not ankle/calf. Have CS in medial foot. Keep wearing?

Equinus: Try wearing a night splint that contours to the back of your leg. Stretching exercises, such as a heel drop of a step or a runner's stretch ie. lean into a wall with your arms extended and one leg back. Lean forward to stretch the calf. Hold all exercises 30 seconds, do 2 sets, 3 times per day. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Using an ankle boot for possible fx and pain in ankle. Have numbness in toes and sole electric pain shoots out. Boot makes these unbearable. Pls help?

Using an ankle boot for possible fx and pain in ankle. Have numbness in toes and sole electric pain shoots out. Boot makes these unbearable. Pls help?

Nerve Irritation....: This is a sign that a nerve is irritated or being abnormally compressed. See your treating doctor. You may need some compression to get rid of some swelling. Rest, ice and maybe an anti-inflammatory medication would help too. ...Read more

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My ankle is weak.I do running&basketball for 5 years.I wear an ankle brace in sports.I kind of walk pigeon toe with that foot.Whats wrong with ankle?

My ankle is weak.I do running&basketball for 5 years.I wear an ankle brace in sports.I kind of walk pigeon toe with that foot.Whats wrong with ankle?

You would need: To have an in office exam to have the ankle examined. It is possible like you say the ankle is weak, a ligament may need to be constructed to gain strength. Do you have a history of chronic ankle sprains? ...Read more

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Extremely painful tibialis sheen on long or fast walk. I already wear custom orthoses with arch sup &metatarsal pad for flat foot and metatarsal pain?

Extremely painful tibialis sheen on long or fast walk. I already wear custom orthoses with arch sup &metatarsal pad for flat foot and metatarsal pain?

CLARIFICATION: "Tibialis sheen?" Do you mean tib. posterior or tib. anterior? I will speak to the tibialis posterior tendon. If this is your diagnosed problem, I always utIlize an MRI to look at the tendon. Then, orthoses, bracing, or a cast can be tried depending upon the integrity of the tendon. Therapy is another option. If all these fail, surgery can be discussed. I have pretty good success with a brace. ...Read more

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Nondisplaced broken 4th metasaursal wearing boot. Prefer shoe but Dr said patients limp in a shoe & can cause back problems. Opinion on shoe v. boot?

Nondisplaced broken 4th metasaursal wearing boot. Prefer shoe but Dr said patients  limp in a shoe & can cause back problems. Opinion on shoe v. boot?

Surgical shoe: Metatarsal fractures can be treated by staying in a surgical shoe for a few weeks. it acts a bit like a cast. It is possible that it can hurt your back but by not treating the fracture it will not heal well ...Read more

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Posterior tibial tendonitis or achillies? Pain moves from ankle and back of heel, under heel. Can stand on toes with both feet, not just one. Full rom

Posterior tibial tendonitis or achillies? Pain moves from ankle and back of heel, under heel. Can stand on toes with both feet, not just one. Full rom

PT tendonitis: At your age most likely post tibial tendon syndrome. Pain, inflammation , weakness, tearing. If weak on one foot is a dysfunctional post tib. Achilles would require an injury, won't just wear out. ...Read more

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EPain On Right Foot + Ankle. Affects Toes, Outer Side Of Foot, Ball, And Heel. Spasms On Both Sides Of Ankle W Exercise Or Walking DistanEs.No swellinG Or Redness Seen Struggle To Walk Sometimes.

EPain On Right Foot + Ankle. Affects Toes, Outer Side Of Foot, Ball, And Heel. Spasms On Both Sides Of Ankle W Exercise Or Walking DistanEs.No swellinG Or Redness Seen Struggle To Walk Sometimes.

Podiatry: evaluation and xrays for starters. Mild antiinflammaory mediciation and good footwear. Definitely get a bloof sugar check aqnd hgbA1c to evaluate diabetes status. May be related to diabetic neuropathy. See your physician-ASAP. ...Read more

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Pigeon toed, was wearing heels and tripped and fell over a concrete block. No swelling but major pain in toes shooting to ankle at night. Not frequent?

Pigeon toed, was wearing heels and tripped and fell over a concrete block. No swelling but major pain in toes shooting to ankle at night. Not frequent?

How old are u : age of patient. Is the foot flexible. You need to see foot doctor for possible bracing. Usually kids with overgrow this by age 9 - 13 ...Read more

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Leg and feet swelling, heel pain after long walk in high heels?

Leg and feet swelling, heel pain after long walk in high heels?

Unsteady: High heels are an unsteady platform to walk on & in a long walk may cause the muscles to overwork. ...Read more

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