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My Foot Sole Hurts Bad What Do I Have To Do
Pain Treatment.: Simple measures of treatment include resting (or staying off of) your feet, ice applications, anti-inflammatory medications such as Ibuprofen or naproxen, massages, and gentle stretches of the foot and ankle. Persistent pains require an evaluation by an appropriately trained provider such as a podiatrist, an orthopedic surgeon, or a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It is possible: You broke it. Make sure to ice it. A surgical shoe is helpful as the shoe doesn't bend. You may want to see a podiatrist to determine the extent of the injury. ...Read more
Use a support: Use a support to strengthen and hold the ligaments in place. ...Read more
See a podiatrist: You need to have an exam and evaluation done to find the root of the problem. ...Read more
Rest and rehab: First rest and ice the tendon to reduce the inflammation. Then stretching(dynamic and static) to reduce the tension on the tendon that causes it to get sore. Swimming, weight lifting that does work your calves, and possibly elliptical if you use your quads and not calves to push. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Coccydynia: Tailbone pain can occur with or without injury. Only real concern is to exclude a sacral tumor (extremely rare). If bowel/bladder habits normal, probably ok. Treatment included nsaid's, and a sitting pillow. Not a doughnut, but a foam wedge with triangle cutout. This keeps you sitting leaning forward without pressure on the coccyx. If persistent, removal is rarely needed but successful. ...Read more
I suggest you: See your doctor. I know you may want to just swallow a pill, but why do you have what you have is more important right now. Then and only then, can a correct treatment plan be made. Please call your doctor today. ...Read more
I know my ankle is not sprained but my ankle feels really weak.. I don't remember hurting my self. What can I do ? Do i need x rays? Do i stop soccer
Get examined: Pain in the ankle and back of the heel towards the back of the leg is where achilles tendonitis occurs, but are you sure that's what you are dealing with? Get examined properly. Xrays can infer position of soft tissue but mainly highlight bone. To examine the achilles, an MRI would be warranted to check for damage - even a longitudinal tear which can be very subtle but result in lingering pain. ...Read more
Rest, ice, ibuprofen: Temorarily, you should rest the wrist, splint it if you can, use some ice packs and perhaps take some Ibuprofen type otc meds if you can. If you continue to have pain, it worsens or you have concerns or other co-existing medical problems and depending on your age, any trauma history or other concern, see your pcp for evaluation and professional treatment. Be cautious! ...Read more
Need more info: Can't answer that without a lot more information. what happened...what hurts....how long.....swelling....limping....past treatments.... ...Read more
Plantar fascitis: Most common cause of heel pain is from plantar fasciitis, a pull/sprain of the plantar fascia from where it attaches to the heel bone on the btm of the foot. Txs include rigid arch support to decrease the pull of the fascia, combined with antiinflammatory medication (oral and/or injectable) to reduce the inflammation. A partial release may be done surgically in chronic cases that dont respond. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a doctor: Are you sure they are growing pains. Growth stops at about age 14. ...Read more
See Doctor: First try nsaids like ibuprofen, aleve and you can even add some tylenol (acetaminophen) to help with pain. Ice the area for 20 min at a time and see if these help reduce the pain. If this persists longer than a few days, consider seeing your doctor for stronger medications to help. Typically most people get better within a few weeks of an injury. If not better consider further imaging studies to evaluate. ...Read more
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