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My Big Toe Cramps
Sharp sudden pain in big toe only lasts a few seconds then goes away happens periodically throughout the day ?
Hi doc, i'm having servers pain in my feet around my big toe it feels like cramps especially when it is cold outside it get bad. What do you think cau?
Could be a few : Different things, a better answer could be served up with an in office exam, but around the big toe you may have a functional hallux limitis, anterior tarsal tunnel syndrome, tendonopathy, cramps (which have many causes.), neuropathy. Coldness bothering more is possible as could cause "tighness" feeling secondary contracture of muscles or decreased blood flow. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Foot cramps my toes seem to look like there deformed when i get the cramps after cramps they go back to normal?
Well that is : Ll part of the cramp, the muscle goes into a spasm... ...Read more
What does it mean when my foot cramps when i bend my toes? Also the pain gets worse the longer my toes are bent.
Cramps: Cramping in the foot can be as simple as biomechanical dysfunction which causes muscles/tendons to work harder, thus causing strain and fatigue. Try some good supportive shoes and orthotics and see if correcting your foot position and alignment might correct the muscle strain and fatigue that is causing your cramps. If not, get checked out by a physician for possible neuromuscular problems ...Read more
Foot cramps. I get bad cramps on the right side of my left foot, arch and toes. It happens more at night? What's causing them? How do I stop it?
Hydrate: Foot cramps are common and over 65, many cramping episodes can be prevented by ensuring adequate hydration either with water alone or mixed with a mild electrolyte beverage like Gatorade, which has some sodium and potassium in it. If your stools are regular you can add a magnesium supplement for a short time. Lastly, shoes with good arch support, mild heat and local massage to the area may help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
You can try: Wearing an arch support in case the etiology is biomechanical. Make sure you are not dehydrated. I would start with taking a magnesium supplement daily and see if that helps. If not see your doc as there are other causes and you did not give a complete history. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Massage: Hydrate, i would try to strengthen intrinsic foot muscles between classes. ...Read more
Heavy bag and feet: Have someone look at your stance, your feet should be planted when you punch then you resume moving. Trying to punch while on your toes is strain on feet and legs. Make sure you aren't holding your breath and aren't getting dehydrated ...Read more
It depends: There are several causes of foot cramps and the cause needs to be identified to treat it properly. Many muscular cramps are caused by dehydration and low potassium. But other can be caused by collapsed arches and/or poor foot and leg posture. I recommend you see a foot specialist for further evaluation. ...Read more