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Plantar Fasciitis Toe Pain
Can plantar fasciitis cause toe pain on top of my foot? Mainly if I'm going upstairs. It's in like the first joints.
Probably not: Plantar fasciitis is mainly an issue with the arch and heel on the bottom of the foot also called the plantar surface of the foot. This may be another issue such as hallux rigidus (arthritis of the great toe joint), sesamoiditis. I would recommend you see a local podiatrist who can examine your foot and give you a better assessment of the problem. ...Read more
Pain at the area where the band of tissue referred to as the plantar fascia on the bottom of the foot inserts into the heel bone. Too much tension brings on pain. Wearing flat shoes, going barefoot on hard surfaces can be some of the causes that bring this pain. Do not let it linger too long. Can last for months. Pain mostly when standing up ...Read more
I have plantar fasciitis. my toes swell up a little at the end of the day. is this serious? could there be another underlying cause?
Not serious: Hi! Welcome to me, Dr. Ivy Fisher with health tap. Plantar fasciitis is common with stretching of the long tendon. You can buy online specs heel cords to put in your shoes and sneakers for better walking and less pain Ice to the toes and feet up at end of the day. If swelling persists or progresses in your feet, contact your MD. ...Read more
Fasciitis& numb toes: Plantar fasciitis (inflammation of the ligament w/c originates from the calcaneus & attaches to the met heads in the plantar aspect of the foot) is a common cause of heel pain, but not likely to cause toes to go numb. What could cause toe numbness is impingement of the post tibial n. As it innervates the sole of the foot (if bilateral, suspect a systemic condition i.e. Neuropathy). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have plantar fasciitis, as well as history of gout. Why is that i still have pain in my big toes when i lift off my both my feet to walk?
Have feet examined: No one can tell you for sure without being able to examine the toes. ...Read more
I'm having soreness and stiffness and tingling in the mornings in my ankle and toes could it be link to my dissection or my plantar fasciitis?
Plantar fasciitis: Plantar fasciitis can cause morning stiffness and soreness in your foot first thing in the morning. It is common to also have your posterior tibial tendon inflamed after having chronic plantar fasciitis. That can cause compression of your posterior nerve and the source of tingling sensations. Correct soled shoes and stretching the ankle and foot daily is imperative to your recovery success! ...Read more
Can red led therapeutic lights reduce pain in plantar fasciitis of the foot? And would vibram five toes shoes stretch that problem to fix it too?
Led: Well said dr fox ! the vibram thing is designed to lighten your wallet . Led thing is just that . Folks come up with 'stuff' all the time to try to convince the unknowing public to seek their product rather seek real help. They do this because real help costs a bit more . Why ? Because we know what we are doing , which is exactly why you are on this site asking anonymous questions. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I was diagnosed with plantar fasciitis some time ago now I have sharp pain on top of my foot across my toes and arch of foot please advise ?
See a podiatrist: May use analgesics and rest, the follow up with podiatrist ...Read more
I'm having an electric shock feeling in my left foot (sole)and in my 3rd and 4th toes. I also have plantar fasciitis in that foot. Worst when driving?
Lateral plantar: The lateral plantar nerve is a branch of the tibial nerve. It can be compressed at several points along its course from the tarsal tunnel down to the base of the metatarsal phalangeal joint and beyond. Sometimes you can localize the problem by pressing on the bottom of the foot along the nerves course. If the problem cannot be localized ask the neurologist to do a nerve conduction study. ...Read more
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