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Doctor insights on: Treatment For Stiff Painful Feet

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Dr. Sheila Smith
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Foot Pain (Definition)

Any abnormal sensation which occurs with normal use and ...Read more


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Neroma foot pain what is best treatment?

Neroma foot pain what is best treatment?

Few options: One to wear wide front shoes and metatarsal bar to left the pressure off the area. The second to use anti-inflammatory medication to try get a relief, or have injection of steroid in the area. The last option is to surgery to take off that neroma. ...Read more

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What's a simple, cheap treatment for my foot pain?

What's a simple, cheap treatment for my foot pain?

Inserts: Over the counter inserts are a good first step for generalized pain, as well as massage. ...Read more

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Spider vein treatment and possible connection to foot pain(?

Spider vein treatment and possible connection to foot pain(?

Spider vein Rx.: There is no connection between spider veins as a cause of foot pain. However, treating spider veins of the foot with sclerotherapy can potentially cause foot pain if the solution injected irritates a nerve in the foot or escapes from the injected vein and irritates the surrounding skin. Because the foot has only skin and bone, sclerotherapy of the foot is usually more uncomfortable than elsewhere ...Read more

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Serious foot pain issues after accident, should I go through physical therapy?

Serious foot pain issues after accident, should I go through physical therapy?

Accident: Your treating physician will make that determination. See your podiatrist if you haven't already and they will work together as a team for your benefit. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing tired and painful feet don't know if it has been caused by standing on feet the entire shift at work.please help?

I'm experiencing tired and painful feet don't know if it has been caused by standing on feet the entire shift at work.please help?

Maybe Pes Planus: You may have Pes Planus or flat feet. I need more info hHow much do you weight? what type of work do you do? did you gain weight recently? You may benefit from NSAID meds and Orthotics ...Read more

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What are some excercises that are easy on painful \feet?

What are some excercises that are easy on painful \feet?

Range of motition: Move your ankles up and down and around in circles.
Do water aerobics. ...Read more

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Is fibromyalgia related to painful feet?

Yes: Fibromyalgia is usually associated with chronic aching pain and stiffness of trunk and extremities. Recommend find a doctor who has experience in treating the symptoms. ...Read more

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How do you cure a foot pain from going barefoot?

How do you cure a foot pain from going barefoot?

Barefoot: It depends on what the pain is and how it happened while you were bare foot. If you are morbidly obese walking around bare foot you may develope heel pain or a neuroma. Need more info. ...Read more

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Causes of painful, feet pitting odema?

Causes of painful, feet pitting odema?

Lots of causes...: ...And most involve either the heart, the kidneys, or both. Any problem causing painful, pitting edema requires, the care of a doctor, and not just advise over the internet. Please seek care. Good luck. ...Read more

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Swollen and painful feet around the ankle ?

Swollen and painful feet around the ankle ?

See below: Vascular /venous problem, arthritis or other systemic condition may be present. See your physician for evaluation. Try elevation and compression as this may help. ...Read more

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What leads to swelling painful feet in a diabetic who is insulin dependent?

What leads to swelling painful feet in a diabetic who is insulin dependent?

Get it diagnosed: Some causes of pain and swelling of foot can include systemic problems such as hypertension, gout, and problems with the kidneys and localized issues such as arthritis, infection, lymphatic obstruction, blood clots, varicose veins, trauma (fracture, sprain, and tendonitis) and side effects to medication. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What is causing my foot pain and painful lumps on soles of feet?

What is causing my foot pain and painful lumps on soles of feet?

Plantar fibromas: Plantar fibromas can be made pain free by shrinking them with interlesional steroid injections. ...Read more

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What is treatment of painful corn on medial side of sole of foot?

Corn: Are you sure of the anatomy term? It may be a wart or callous which receive totally different treatments. See your podiatrist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a bunion on my foot that is very painful. Which treatment is best for me?

I have a bunion on my foot that is very painful. Which treatment is best for me?

Bunion treatment: Treatment depends on severity of symptoms and deformity. There are conservative approaches that can relieve the pain but surgery is the only definitive approach to the deformity. ...Read more

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Doctor recommended orthotics for painful feet dye to fallen arches?

Doctor recommended orthotics for painful feet dye to fallen arches?

Orthotics : The best orthotics are ones that are formed from a non weight bearing molds . Podiatrist are experts at making orthotics. ...Read more

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What does red, itchy, painful feet and hands mean?

What does red, itchy, painful feet and hands mean?

Depends: Usually either eczema, but could also be an allergy, would see a dermatologist to sort out. ...Read more

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Sudden foot pain and numbness on sole of foot. Really painful, comes & goes over last 2 wks. Not diabetic. What could it be?

Sudden foot pain and numbness on sole of foot. Really painful, comes & goes over last 2 wks. Not diabetic. What could it be?

Nerve: Most common causes are:

herniated disk causing pressure on one of the nerves going to the foot (radiculopathy). Tarsal tunnel syndrome also can cause these kinds oif symptoms.

See a neurologist or an orthopedic surgeon for evaluation. ...Read more

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Hi, I've heel and foot pain on both feet. The more I walk or stand the more painful it is. Sometime even without walking a lot. 10 min. Its been 2y..

Hi, I've heel and foot pain on both feet. The more I walk or stand the more painful it is. Sometime even without walking a lot. 10 min.  Its been 2y..

Plantar Fasciitis: One of the most common sources of heel pain is plantar fasciitis which is an inflammation of the thick band of tissue that runs along the bottom of the foot and supports the arch. It commonly results in pain upon first standing up which eases with some stretching. It then gets worse over the course of the day. It needs to be thoroughly evaluated by a podiatrist to rule out other causes. ...Read more

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I am injured from palmoplantar psorisis on my hands & feet. Give me a suggetion for treatment of this..Help me please. It is much painful.?

I am injured from palmoplantar psorisis on my hands & feet. Give me a suggetion for treatment of this..Help me please. It is much painful.?

Psoriasis: There is an auto-immune component to psoriasis. Therefore, it is necessary to unburden the immune system as much as possible. Eating an organic, healthy diet free of chemicals, drinking plenty of water, managing stress, exercising and creating the most healthful lifestyle you can is critical. For symptom releif, topical steroids may be helpful, but should not be relied upon. ...Read more