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What does sharp pain in leg and weird sensation in arch of foot mean after long walk in heels?

What does sharp pain in leg and weird sensation in arch of foot mean after long walk in heels?

Something is wrong: Anytime you have pain, there is something wrong. There are a few possibilities. It could be the foot pain comes first, i.E plantar fascitis and as a result you are compensating or walking differently and then getting the leg pain. Knowing if you are flatfooted or have a high arch would help but in either case an orthotic might help. A nerve problem should also be ruled out. ...Read more

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Dark blue/purple spot similar to bruise on inside arch of foot. No pain when touched or in arch at all, slight pain in heel. Worked 70 hrs last week?

Dark blue/purple spot similar to bruise on inside arch of foot. No pain when touched or in arch at all, slight pain in heel. Worked 70 hrs last week?

Pressure: Could just be from the shoes or boots you are wearing and then the amount of time on your feet. Now rest those feet and if does not resolve timely. See your doctor. ...Read more

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I am having arch pain in both my feet, what can I do to stop the pain? Thank you.

I am having arch pain in both my feet, what can I do to stop the pain? Thank you.

Wear arch: Supports, roll your foot over a frozen water bottle or even a tennis ball, if you can take antiinflammatories try them for a few days. ...Read more

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Arch pain and back of heel pain, what to do?

Hard place to inject: It's hard to inject the arch- too big an area and you should never have a cortisone injection to the back of the heel. You may want to try custom orthotics from a podiatrist ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve foot arch pain?

What can I do to relieve foot arch pain?

Find out the cause: Your pain could due to trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis, inflammation), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), poor circulation, musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and different neurologic conditions (neuropathy). A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. The treatment varies depending on the cause. ...Read more

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What is a lump on inner arch, swollen outer ankles & heel / arch pain when stepping mean?

What is a lump on inner arch, swollen outer ankles & heel / arch pain when stepping mean?

Arch/Ankles Issues: Typically that is the pattern of a collapsing arch where the plantar fascia gets irritated giving heel and arch pain, the outside ankle gets pinched as the heel rolls outward, and the inside of the arch bulges inward giving the lump effect. Start with changes in biomechanics with custom made orthotics to change how you walk, then add anti-inflammatory measures of icing, and possibly pt. Dr blake. ...Read more

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What causes arch pain in five year olds? Is there a way to alleviate the pain with special shoes or inserts? I believe her feet are flat..

What causes arch pain in five year olds? Is there a way to alleviate the pain with special shoes or inserts? I believe her feet are flat..

Flat foot: Flat feet or bad shoes can cause such pain. Consult a foot doctor. Child may need a custom orthotic to support arch and reduce strain. Proper fitting shoes with arch rich support inside would do child well ...Read more

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Could the arch pain in my left foot be caused by a bump on my tendon? What could it be?

Plantar fasciitis: The bump can be a plantar fibromatosis caused by overuse injury to your plantar fascia ligament. What happens is the plantar fascia becomes so tight it has micro tears, then your body is trying to repair it, it scars and forms a nodule. The best way to treat it is to keep the pressure off the nodule with orthotics, padding, wearing comfortable shoes. Stretching, ice and steroid injection can help. ...Read more

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