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The Best Running Shoes With The Most Cushion In The Forefoot
What causes pain in the back of the knee when removing shoes by placing the heel of one foot against the other foot and pulling?
Gastrocnemius: Part of your calf muscle attaches above the knee. Forcing the heel backward will recruit this muscle and can cause pain if it is tight or inflamed. A gentle, progressive stretching program should help. ...Read more
Are insoles good at preventing flat feet, stabilizing the heel and supporting the arch of the foot?
If your feed need: Support, they are by nature unstable. It is all hereditary. It isn't about whether your feet are flat or not, it is about how stable they are. If unstable they need firm support--discipline, if you will--good orthotics, not too cushioned or flexible, would be best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
What could pain in the foot running along the second from the outer metatarsal in the foot mean, when it is weight bearing?
Metatarsal pain: Pain in the ball of your foot is most often mechanical, meaning the way your foot hits the ground. Your third metatarsal, as you have described it, may become inflamed due to pronation. The result can be a painful joint, stress fracture, bursitis, tendonitis, and possibly even a neuroma (pinched nerve). You should see a podiatrist for treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
To the people with flat feet - are they troubled with the pain or the appearance of the feet in shoes?
Yes : If you are walking on your foot as you are likely compensating and therefore straining the rest of the foot. ...Read more
Which is the perfect shoe for off loading pressure on the forefoot while giving both arch and metatarsal support?
You can try: An MBT type shoe but these shoes can be tricky to walk in. ...Read more
Hypermobile first ray in foot from overpronation. better for orthotics/insoles to raise the metatarsal/toe or leave them flat in line with the others?
First Ray Hypermobil: First Ray hypermobility means that the arch side of your foot is loose and unstable typically due to overpronation. The treatment is to stabilize the foot by means of taping, shoe selection, foot exercises and some form of arch support (custom or OTC). Dr Rich Blake ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many: The knee is commonly injured because it is a weight bearing, planting and pivoting joint subject to many forces. The most common is the leg planted and the knees goes inward stressing the inside of the knee. You can do anything from spraining the mcl, tearing the meniscus to tearing the acl. A "pop", pain and immediate swelling usually signifies a significant injury. Ice, wrap, elevate-see doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
As a returning runner after a stress fracture in the tibia, what could pain in the arch of the foot mean?
Are there custom made to order prescription compression socks? Foot area too short, heel zone is in middle of foot, not at the heel where it should be.
Yes: actually quite an industry on them. They vary from ones that you can buy at a medical goods store that are merely different sizes (and maybe slightly different shapes), to wrapping at a physical therapy place. The physical therapist would be able to know about other modalities, BUT this is for swelling / edema. Shoe inserts are from a PODIATRIST. ...Read more
Continuos pain in the heel of the foot. increase when standing.what the cause and the treatment?!
Docs can you explain what is a foot pain on the outside right in front of the heel and extending toward the ankle?
For a shoe to fit correctly, the break in the shoe must be at the first metatarsal joint . What does that mean?
The shoe bends: Where your big toe joint bends. A proper fitting shoe needs to bend where your foot bends at the toes so you can push off properly. If the shoe is to stiff it may lead to tendinitis . If the shoe is very flexible in the wrong way it may not be supportive enough. A good shoe bends easily at the toe break and resists torsion or twsiting in the arch arrea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is increase in height possibe by strengthening the tendons in the knee or those of the spines?Just read that on the growth factor plus site
Orthotics: Sounds like you need an orthotic for better foot support. ...Read more
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