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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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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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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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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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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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Arch pain in both feet starting Monday I had aplantar fasia sprain before in right foot but this feels worse. It's dull pain and keeps me up at night?

Varies: There are a number of possible causes, from a more severe injury to the plantar fascia to a n injury to the joints of the midfoot, to even a stress fracture. Don't hesitate to be seen and evaluated. ...Read more

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Whats the best insoles and shoe for plantar fasciitis foot arch pain? Don't have benefits for orthotics so wanting to try a cheaper option first.

Whats the best insoles and shoe for plantar fasciitis foot arch pain? Don't have benefits for orthotics so wanting to try a cheaper option first.

Not so easy.: A very sensible approach. The problem is that the arch support design is really dependent on your foot structure. Without knowing that detail, advice on which support to use is difficult and many times wrong. Some supports are for higher arches and some for lower arches. Some are more flexible than others. Shoes need to have a removable insole so that a better fitting one can be fit. ...Read more

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Pain behind knee outerside, pain shooting butt to foot, burning from knee down, foot arch pain. Bad pain behind knee a few days ago after suddenmotion?

Shooting pain: sounds like "sciatica" could be due to a lumbar disc pressing on the nerve to detect this will need CT SCAN or MRI , the other possible cause is called piriformis syndrome usually after certain type of exercises stretching to far of lifting ...Read more

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Always had one leg longer than the other, past year ball of my foot on shorter leg increasingly more pain now arch pain and big toe numb. No injury?

Always had one leg longer than the other, past year ball of my foot on shorter leg increasingly more pain now arch pain and big toe numb. No injury?

LLD: A limb length discrepancy causes each foot to function different from the other; both abnormally. At 29, the long-standing LLD has finally become apparent. I personally like a scanogram to determine the exact difference; it gets right down to millimeters. After that, some type of orthotic device to accommodate the LLD. Maybe some back x-rays, to check for any compensation higher up. ...Read more

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Why would I have burning and tingling in my hands/feet like I have rug burn? Sometimes I have twitching in my foot and inner arch pain.

Why would I have burning and tingling in my hands/feet like I have rug burn? Sometimes I have twitching in my foot and inner arch pain.

Peripheral neuritis : This could be peripheral neuritis, are you diabetic Or a smoker, please see your 1ry care physician, you might need to consult a neurologist, take multivitamins including B complex until you see your doctor. Feel better ...Read more

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11 wks post op ORIF ankle. Have ligament laxity. Ankle OK- but foot having trouble. Have nerve & arch pain. Will walk again? How much nerve pain ok?

11 wks post op ORIF ankle.  Have ligament laxity. Ankle OK- but foot having trouble. Have nerve & arch pain. Will walk again? How much nerve pain ok?

Ortho to answer: our questions should be addressed by Ortho who did the surg. Without all the details, the op report, etc, it is impossible to give an answer. ...Read more

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Pain in arch of foot due to fasciitis?

Pain in arch of foot due to fasciitis?

Most likely: Plantar fasciitis is an overuse injury. Most present with pain on the first few steps in the am or after sitting for a period of time. If that is the case, treatment consists of reducing inflammation and decreasing stress. Ice massage with frozen water bottle, antiinflammatories, light stretching, good shoes and supports, limit activity and avoid barefoot. See your foot specialist. Dr l. ...Read more

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Severe pain in arch of foot! what will help?

Severe pain in arch of foot! what will help?

Seek medical help: Many times arch pain is an overuse injury. A sports podiatrist can evaluate your shoe gear as well as your form. More severe pathologies such as stress reactions should be ruled out by x-ray. ...Read more

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What could cause sudden and severe pain in arch of foot?

What could cause sudden and severe pain in arch of foot?

Plantar Fasciatis: Or a tear in the plantar fascia. If pain persists see your podiatrist. ...Read more

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Anyone experienced sudden pain in arch of foot while walking?

Have it evaluated: 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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