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Treatment For Sesamoiditis
Sesamoiditis is an inflammation of bones identified as sesamoid or sesame seed shaped bones. These are small bones found in several areas of the foot. The ones generally associated with sesamoiditis are found embedded in a tendon that helps flex the big toe downward. They are ball of the foot just under ...Read more
Can gait changes lead to sesamoiditis? If so what is the best treatment? Also, are rocker bottom shoes safe for this condition?
After foot injury, I was left with chronic pain, supposedly sesamoiditis. Can't do physical activity after that because of pain. Any new treatment?
Think I have Sesamoiditis in my foot. pain returns every time I workout. I'm a person that has to wo to stay calm. what's the treatment for this?
Hard to treat.: I would C a podiatrist & C if inserts can help you. I have removed them in my practice but as a last resort. Good luck. ...Read more
I have had sesamoiditis for 9 months now, what is the best way to heal it: therapy, injections, or surgery?
Long time: 9 months is a long time. If you have already had therapy, injections and immobilization then surgery is probably the only other solution. ...Read more
Physical therapist said take Aleve (naproxen) for 3 weeks for sesamoiditis while doing physical therapy. Is this safe?
Be careful here....: It's only safe, if it works. The proof of the pudding will be when you stop taking the Aleve (naproxen) and now it's effects no longer mask the inflammation. The treatment for sesamoiditis should revolve around eliminating the cause of the inflammation first. Then allowing the area to calm down and begin healing. The last thing to do is start moving, stretching or otherwise re-inflaming the sesamoid complex. ...Read more
Sesmoiditis custom orthotics w cutouts, ice, nsaid don't work. Only not walking on it works, and i can't just stop walking. What treatment would b next?
Rest: Need to stay off of the foot or use padding to keep pressure of the bone. ...Read more
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