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Sandal Shoe Ankle Instability Arthritis
A condition where there is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more
Is it better for a baby to walk barefoot or with shoes who holds the ankle? What about sandals for summer? Should it holds ankle too?
Hi, I'm 19 and my feet have been done until I bought a pair of sandals called Chacos. My right foot is very content with the shoe, but it feels as tho?
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All can be fine: This is hard to answer. It depends on the quality of the shoe, how well it fits the shape of your foot and, most importantly, how well it feels. As a rule, the thicker the sole, the stiffer the shoe, the better the support, the better the shoe is for you. It does mean that other shoes are bad. Using generalities, my best answer to your question, would be a good running shoe. Dr l. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm male age 30 has pain under my left leg palm when I wear shoe and walk for sometime. Pain comes even when I put hard surfaced sandals.?
I've been given shoes and sandals by a relative who has Athlete's foot. Do I need to use antifungal spray (if so for how long?)or wear socks for flats?
I visited a mansion. They asked us to put some nylon/metallic paper shoes around our shoes/sandals (resusable)Can I get foot/fungus/contagious disease?
No, the use of the: Shoe covers was to protect the carpet. It has nothing to do with disease. ...Read more
New sandals wore to tight across boney top of foot. Next morning had sharp pain in bare foot, puffy vein, itching then a bruise. This from shoes? Worry
Why Worry.: It certainly sounds like it is. Not to worry. The shoe has put some stress on the soft tissues of the foot. The tissues have responded accordingly and now need time to repair. Rest the foot as much as possible, try not to put too much shoe pressure on the sore spot. Applying some ice to the area may help as well as taking some NSAIDS. If things don't improve in a couple of days, see a doctor. ...Read more
My pinky toe on right foot hurts in shoes. Feels fine barefoot or in sandals. No bumps or red. On inside by nail but not ingrown. Shoes not tight.
Phalangeal spur.: If you really think about it, all nails are technically ingrown, they are just not symptomatic. There could be an underlying reason for the pain if not caused directly by the shoes. To remove all doubt, an exam including an x-ray may bring into view the real problem. ...Read more
Ankle instability: Ankle sprains and specifically bad ankle sprains or multiple ankle sprains can create a situation in which the ligaments are left in a state of "stretch" known as laxity. When ligaments are lax they are less effective at holding the joint in place. That can lead to lateral ankle instability. Bracing and therapy can help. Sometimes that is not enough and the ligaments might need repaired. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Constanly feel like ankle is stretching and giving out. It's very weak. Keep respraining. Hard for sports. Treatment of ankle instability?
Be seen: A fairly high percentage of patients with recurrent ankle sprains have a relative weakness in the everters of the ankle, and strengthening them can sometimes help. Others have chronic instability related to a ligament tear and may never do well unless surgery is done. An exam can tell if your ankle is stable or not. Consider being seen. ...Read more
In brostrom procedure for ankle instability/repair atfl. Will doc also be able to view/check the ligaments behind/around it as well? Or just that atfl
ATFL only: The procedure is limited exposure.Get a more detailed answer ›
Loosen-up, baby!: The ankle is kind of. Floppy.'Like if you relaxed it and bent it in and out it would go pretty far each way, but shouldn't hurt. Speaking of hurt, you may be prone to sprains if you aren't careful. Actually, multiple sprains can lead to the instability, so it can be a viscious cycle. Can you bend your thumb back real far? If so, you're a set-up for sprains. Wear proper footwear and avoid high heels ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
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