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The Best Hiking Boots For Long Distance Hiking
I would recommend : An orthotic to control the biomechanics and worry less on which exact sneaker. ...Read more
What is the best arch support or brace to wear for plantar fasciitis while running long distances?
Comfortable ones: There are literally hundreds of different shoe inserts for a variety of shoe types, foot types and different activities. Most people can benefit from a good running shoe and extra arch support for their fitness walking. Find a good running store with a knowledgeable staff to help you with a good shoe fit. Most will have a variety of supports you can try with you shoes. Comfort is important! dr l. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lateral ankle avulsion. Walk in the house without the boot now (bad idea?). How long after the boot removed until i can race (marathon/triathlon)?
Depends: How long have you had it on to begin with? Generally, a walking boot is on for 1-2 months with transition to supportive shoes. After a few weeks of possible rehab, you can begin training for a marathon as if you're starting from scratch. Depending on your conditioning prior, general marathon training is 8 weeks with ramp up of mileage 2-3 weeks prior to marathon (i'm a runner myself). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the best leg and foot stretches/exercises before heading on a plane for a very long flight?
More important: To do the excercises while on the plane not before. Anything is good, walking up and down on tippy toes, extending and flexing the foot while sitting.....The key is to do them on the plane not before. ...Read more
What's the best way to heal the ligaments in yor feet from wearing high shoes shapeup xw to low go walks shoes? The shoes are both sketchers
Fractured the very tip of fibula. I'm walking in a boot now. How many weeks can I expect to wear the boot?
Interesting question: but it may be more appropriate for a site that focuses on athletics. ...Read more
Depends: The need to use of compressions stockings after leg surgery varies depending on the type of surgery you have. If it is for an orthopedic procedure, wearing them until you are able to resume normal activity makes sense and helps prevent dvts. For varicose vein procedures it is important to wear them regularly for at least one to two weeks after the procedure to ensure the procedure is successful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have broken foot? Is it alright to go grocery shopping & walk long distances in surgical shoe or boot, or is it better to limit walking during healing
That would depend: On the nature of the break: if it was displaced or not, what bone and where the break was in the bone. Your treating doc would best be able to answer. ...Read more
Will i be able to play sports, run, cycle, etc at the same level after corrective bow leg surgery?
Yes: Asuming the surgery was done correctly you should be able to do all the sports from before. ...Read more
What is the best shoe to walk in after a 5th metatarsal break has healed? Boat shoes, boots, tennis shoes?
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