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Outer Foot Pain When Walking
Plantar Fascitis: Generally pain on the bottom of the foot is the sudden stretching of the plantar fascia, a big band of tissue that connects the heel bone to the toes. At rest it is short and when you stand your foot arch flattens out and the fascia is pulled away from the bone causing inflammation. It generally does not go away on it's own. See a podiatrist for long term relief. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more
Top of one foot pain when walking/movement especially upon waking & after rest for over 4 months. RA has been ruled out. what else can it be?
I began to experience left foot pain when walking yesterday. Pain is towards the heel, and is mild. No pain at all when walking up stairs. What to do?
Stretch and massage: Consider massaging the arch and heel. Stretching the foot by pulling toes toward you can also help relieve tension on the plantar fascia ligament on the bottom of your feet. I would also recommend proper arch supports in your shoes. ...Read more
Stubbed foot getting off of elevator. Foot is achy and mild pain when walking/standing/driving. Can move around without pain. Do i need an xray still?
I have foot pain. It is intense. I started feeling this pain about a week and does not stop. Walking is very painful. Pill don't help. Your thoughts?
Where on the foot is: the pain, the more specific you are the better we can help. ...Read more
Foot pain when putting weight on it or bending to walk. I don't know if it's because i work on my feet all the time. Has been going on for a week.
Have u ever seen a pt. with bilateral plantar foot pain, no morning pain, pain worse when standing then walking? How was pt diagnosed and treated?
Strained arch.: Plantar foot pain, generally , can arose from 3 areas. The ball, the arch or the heel. The arch has the largest surface area, and it's no surprise that it is also the area the patients complain about most. You symptoms are more than likely due to a strain on the soft tissue structures in the arch, namely the fascia. Since it is on both heels it is probably due to your shoes. Start with the shoes. ...Read more
I fell foot pain right in the middle and goes down to bottom of the foot. I don't fell pain unless i walk. Which exercise and med. Should i consume ?
Short leg: Generally pain on the outside of one foot is from a short leg providing you have not had trauma to your foot or leg. I would need more infromation to give a better answer, such as hip pain one side, low back pain one side, is the pain in the foot at the midpoint of the outside of the foot, abnormal shoe wear as one shoe wears different than the other? See a podiatrist for better diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What could cause foot pain behind the ball of my foot that flares up sometimes when at rest and sometimes while walking? (woman, 27)
Looking for some guidance regarding pain in left foot. Pain at tip of 2nd and 3rd toes while walking. No real discomfort elsewhere in toes or foot?
TWO THINGS: I'm assuming no injury/trauma. First, is it the very early signs of a pinched nerve supplying the second and third toes; it's called a neuroma, most commonly affecting the 3rd and 4th toes. Second, if diabetic, is it the very, very early signs of diabetic neuropathy? Those are my thoughts. Sincerely, Dr. Latva ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi, I've heel and foot pain on both feet. The more I walk or stand the more painful it is. Sometime even without walking a lot. 10 min. Its been 2y..
Plantar Fasciitis: One of the most common sources of heel pain is plantar fasciitis which is an inflammation of the thick band of tissue that runs along the bottom of the foot and supports the arch. It commonly results in pain upon first standing up which eases with some stretching. It then gets worse over the course of the day. It needs to be thoroughly evaluated by a podiatrist to rule out other causes. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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