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Remedies for foot pain due to bone spur on top and outside of foot?

Remedies for foot pain due to bone spur on top and outside 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

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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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Is there an explanation for a sharp pain in arch of my foot?

Is there an explanation for a sharp pain in arch of my foot?

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

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Cause of Pain in arch area of foot, top and bottom of foot ?

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 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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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?

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 more

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What causes pain in the arch of your foot?

What causes pain in the arch of your foot?

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 more

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What can I do for shooting pain in arch of foot?

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

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Random pain in the arch of my foot. Should I get scholls or podiatrist supports?

Random pain in the arch of my foot. Should I get scholls or podiatrist supports?

Not Dr. Scholls: Custom foot orthotics are the most appropriate choice. Dr. Scholls inserts do not provide any support. They mostly provide some cushioning without any support. Everybody has a different arch structure and custom orthotics would be ideal. ...Read more

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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?

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

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What are some treatment options for a pulled muscle in the arch of my foot?

What are some treatment options for a pulled muscle in the arch of my foot?

Rest: And anti inflammatory medication and some sort of orthotic or arch support to help minimize the strain across your arch. In severe cases, a cast for several weeks. ...Read more

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Severe pain and throbbing across entire bridge of foot and into some toes. No pain in heel. What is it?

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

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Foot aches at the joint of arch and heel. How can I alleviate the aches?

Foot aches at the joint of arch and heel. How can I alleviate the aches?

Sounds like...: Plantar fasciitis. However you should be evaluated by a foot and ankle surgeon to make sure you get a correct diagnosis and treatment. One in your area can be found at: www.Aofas.Org. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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Will Meloxicam help for the pain in my heel-Crows foot.

Will Meloxicam help for the pain in my heel-Crows foot.

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

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What causes pain in the arch of the foot?

What causes pain in the arch of the foot?

Several things: Arch pain is usually related to plantar fasciitis/heel pain. There are several other conditions that can create pain in the arch itself like tendonitis, stress fractures, muscle strains, etc. ...Read more

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