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Remedies For Pain In Arch Of Foot
Determine cause : Protecting the area from excessive shoe pressure is often helpful. Wider and more supportive shoes can also help. Orthotic inserts in shoes can improve poor biomechanics. It is best to determine reason for the spur to have occurred to treat properly. ...Read more
Arch pain: There may be a number of reasons to why you are getting pain in your feet. One of the most likely is that you are not getting enough arch support! this occurs when the shoegear (or lack there of) does not stabilize/support your foot joints. This allows you to overpronate and decrease your arch. You can help prevent and improve this pain with good tennis shoes and a podiatry referral. ...Read more
Wear and Tear.: Treating pain, especially in the foot, is always so much easier when the patient can actually put their finger tip on the exact spot of the pain. When the pain descriptions include "in the area of", then solving the problem needs more focus. A hands on exam would probably reveal a generalized arch pain consistent with the beginning of arthritis, ligament strain and tendonitis. Try supportive shoes ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What are some stretches for sciatica? Also pain on top of foot that has sciatica. Burning pain. If i put my foot in bathtub full of cold water help?
Core Exercises: Typically core strengthening exercises are the best to help relieve pressure and forces in the spine. I would try and google some or look them up on youtube to see descriptions. If you can do them yourself, wonderful otherwise ask your doctor to get a referral to a good physical therapist for further assistance. You could try putting foot in cold water, likely it may help a little but not much. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Plantar fasciitis: It could be plantar fasciitis, or an arch ligament strain. This is a common source of arch pain. Other causes might include tarsal tunnel syndrome, arthritis, tendinitis, circulation issues or neuropathy. See a podiatrist to help sort this out for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need more info: Best way to determine what to do for any pain problem is to figure out the cause first and that will include knowing how this pain occurs (spontaneous, only standing, etc) and what it is like, other symptoms (numbness or change in color of foot, swelling, etc). See your doctor to review these things for better guidance. In the meantime, if no medical contraindication, try otc analgesics. ...Read more
Pain in left foot,balloffoot, top of foot near toes, arch of foot pain.pain left side of karf.its been like this for a month, hard to walk.whats this?
Stop Playing around.: Sounds like there's a whole lot going on here. Any one of the areas of pain could be the problem and compensation causing the rest. Could be soft tissue or bone or both. Your best bet is to have it examined to eliminate the possibilities. My guess is that you will need a cam walker of stabilize the foot for a while. ...Read more
Severe pain and throbbing across entire bridge of foot and into some toes. No pain in heel. What is it?
Varies: There are several potential causes and you may want to be checked. Tarsal tunnel syndrome is a condition where a nerve that runs into and supplies some if the plantar aspect if the foot is pinched and is one of the more common causes. An exam and appropriate studies can usually determine the cause. ...Read more
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
Uncertain: I'm uncertain what your description means. If you have your pain yes I can help. It doesn't work in every setting but it's an opportunity for you ...Read more
What causes pain in the front of the ankle, top of foot, and in the arch also really bad craps in my toes?
Just a thought: it might be your SHOES! Are you wearing high heels??? Daily???????? Just a thought! Dr Z ...Read more
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