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Metatarsal Pain In Foot With Hiking Boots
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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?
Podiatrist only. 4 overpronation/bunion best shoes/boots w laces have boots laces start 2 in. Higher on foot near ankle enough support?
Foot pain. Arthritis, possible tendonitis. Have orthotics. Breaking in new sneakers. Can barely walk in mornings. Advice for pain?
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?
What is the best shoe to walk in after a 5th metatarsal break has healed? Boat shoes, boots, tennis shoes?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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?
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
Broke ankle/stretched nerve in '92. Have burning pain at top of foot/big toe area. OA in ball of foot. Can a bone spur cause friction with a nerve?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
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
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.
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?
2 dr opinion. Ankle lean inward.Flat feet.Weight bearing pain in back ankle and under heel to arch. Tender but full rom. Sore inside ankle. At or ptt?
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