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I have high arched feet and foot pain on the bottom pads of my feet, what to do?

I have high arched feet and foot pain on the bottom pads of my feet, what to do?

Increased pressure: High arch feet have pressure only on the heels, a narrow strip outside of foot and across ball of the foot. An orthotic can help redistribute pressure across the entire foot. Otc pads help only a little. From port jeff station. ...Read more

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How to tell if kinoki foot pads really work?

How to tell if kinoki foot pads really work?

They don't: While there is no doubt there are substances that are toxic to the body, the odds that some magical pad recognizes them and sucks them out of the feet, right through the skin, are slim to none. A healthy diet, high in antioxidants combined with reasonable hydration is your best bet. ...Read more

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Are the toxin removing foot pads safe to use?

Are the toxin removing foot pads safe to use?

I see no harm: But i know of no scientific study that can back up their claims. ...Read more

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How do foot detox pads work?

How do  foot detox pads work?

They don't: This s a wives tale, the pad will turn color but it will not detox you. ...Read more

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What would cause a feeling of heat on pad of foot?

What would cause a feeling of heat on pad of foot?

The heat is on!: Sometimes when you have ball of the foot pain it can be due to arthritis, decreased fat pad, or even nerve pain and much more. If the pain continues or elevates you should see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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My girlfriend has tiny hole-like hard skin on her heels and on the pad of her feet, What could this be?

My girlfriend has tiny hole-like hard skin on her heels and on the pad of her feet, What could this be?

Hard to say : Without actually seeing. It could be an ulcer as that by definition is a hole. A wart could be in the differential diagnosis as could pityriasis rubra pilaris ...Read more

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I'm experiencing a swelling under my right foot , as if a pad is added under the foot, with no pain, what could be the cause?

I'm experiencing a swelling under my right foot , as if a pad is added  under the foot, with no pain, what could be the cause?

Swelling: Depending on were the swelling is located. You might just have a type of overuse injury. When this occurs it can be normal to have increased swelling/edema to the portion of your foot that might have the pathology. If you can elevate your foot, use ice, and nsaids with food to help decrease the swelling. If the swelling persists with pain ask for a podiatry referral. ...Read more

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Sudden pain in ball of foot. Should I pad shoes?

Sudden pain in ball of foot. Should I pad shoes?

Ball of foot pain: Tendonitis, capsulitis, stress fracture, ruptured tendon, nerve trauma, neuroma....Can all cause this pain. Most likely it is not your shoes. See a specialist, get some x_rays and an examination to start to see what is going on... ...Read more

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What causes a knot between front pads of the bottom of my foot that make it feel like I'm walking on a golf ball?

What causes a knot between front pads of the bottom of my foot that make it feel like I'm walking on a golf ball?

Deep or superficial?: HI! If superficial ( within or on skin ), can be a focal callous, IPK ( intractable plantar keratosis - not contagious ), wart are most common. If deep within or below skin can be an abscess, cyst, hematoma ( blood bruise ). Other possibility can be a fibroma. These are the most common things. ...Read more

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What is considered severe foot fat pad atrophy? I was told the fat pads in my feet are 2 mm and I am very concerned as I am only 34 years old.

What is considered severe foot fat pad atrophy?  I was told the fat pads in my feet are 2 mm and I am very concerned as I am only 34 years old.

Should get examined: 2 mm thickness sounds like a significant change. Are you having pain? Do you have a condition that can cause or worsen foot pad atrophy, like severe obesity, rheumatoid arthritis, high arched feet, diabetes with neuropathy, Morton's neuroma treated with local steroid injections? You should get this examined to assess your risks and treatment options. ...Read more

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What is "a" typical plantar fachitis. Can your heel pad or botto of feet get carpitunnel?

What is "a" typical plantar fachitis. Can your heel pad or botto of feet get carpitunnel?

Plantar fasciitis: This condition is characterized by inflammation of a very thin tissue running throughout the bottom of your foot. It causes pain, typically after you've been off your foot sitting or laying down. As soon as you put your foot down, pain starts. It takes a few steps to make it stop aching, and it starts all over again with rest. Antiinflammatories and stretching helps. Tarsal tunnel is different. ...Read more

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The balls of my feet and the pads of my toes burn sometimes could you tell me why or what i can do to help this?

The balls of my feet and the pads of my toes burn sometimes  could you tell me why or what i can do to help this?

Some thots: You could be developing tarsal tunnel syndrome, but perhaps, a peripheral neuropathy of an alternative nature is presenting. Persistent burning may well be a sign of small fibre neuropathy. You can get this evaluated at office of podiatrist, but a neurologist might also be useful. ...Read more

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