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Doctor insights on: Treatments For Achilles Tendon Numbness And Tingling

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Can resting sprained ankle/no rehab and limping for months after the injury cause achilles tightness and bottom of foot pain(metatarsalgia, plantar f)?

Can resting sprained ankle/no rehab and limping for months after the injury cause achilles tightness and bottom of foot pain(metatarsalgia, plantar f)?

Compensation....: Limping for months, with or without pain, can cause a change in the mechanics of your normal walk. This is known as compensatory change or compensation. As the body compensates, you can expect that new problems such as muscle tightness and weight shifting will develop. Treating these new symptoms can be even more challenging than treating the original ones. A Healthtap specialist can help. ...Read more

Tendon (Definition)

Tendons are made up of collagen and are the functional tissue that interfaces between muscles and bone. Muscles generate force that is transmitted through its tendon that inserts on a specific bone that is moved in the plane of the connecting joint made ...Read more


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Should i go to physical therapy for shin splints causing numbness, tingling and cramping in feet?

Should i go to physical therapy for shin splints causing numbness, tingling and cramping in feet?

Several Options...: "shin splint" typically refers to pain on the front of the lower leg, . Pain in this area may come from medial tibial stress syndrome (mtss), stress fractures, or compartment syndrome. Identifying the underlying reason for your pain can then help with a specific plan of care. Treatments usually consist of rest, stretching, ice, massage, or orthotics. (drmarkgalland.Com). ...Read more

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Currently taking celebrex for tarsal tunnel and plantar fasciitis. had tts for 9 months. bottom of feet muscle are weak and atrophied. can PT help?

Currently taking celebrex for tarsal tunnel and plantar fasciitis. had tts for 9 months. bottom of feet muscle are weak and atrophied. can PT help?

Yes if you haven't : There are a variety of physical measures that you can use. Physical therapy is one of the best things you can do in this setting especially since you've lost muscle. It would be better to start it before you lose muscle ...Read more

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Recomendations to treat tarsal tunnel and nerve damage in my left foot?

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Recomendations to treat tarsal tunnel and nerve damage in my left foot?

Several things...: Tarsal tunnel syndrome can be treated conservatively with injections around the problem area, physical therapy to strengthen and improve the function of the ankle, and splinting to hold the ankle off the nerve that is getting pinched. If these things do no work quickly, though, an orthopedic surgeon may need to do surgery to relieve the compression on the nerve. ...Read more

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I have bilateral carpal tunnel syndrome, also c5-6 pinched nerve, will carpal tunnel surgery lessen the pain and numbness and tingling?

I have bilateral carpal tunnel syndrome, also c5-6 pinched nerve, will carpal tunnel surgery lessen the pain and numbness and tingling?

EMG/NCV: I suggest you get a emg/ncv study (if you have had symptoms more than 3 months) to determine if you have carpal tunnel syndrome and/or c5/6 radiculopathy. This is the best way of determining your actual diagnosis and not a steroid injection. Good luck. ...Read more

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Recent episode of sciatica. Glute, hamstring, calf, heel and lateral portion of foot affected. Pain dissipated quickly and is gone, reduced sensation?

L5-S1 disc bulge: An l5-s1 disc can have a full spectrum of the symptoms due to minor bulges from subtle tears in the annulus fibrosis to full blown disc hernia hernia causing more severe and more persistent symptoms.Rest and restricted activities leads to natural healing in most cases.The presence of severe persistent pain or muscle weakness signifies a more serious problem requiring medical evaluation. ...Read more

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What are ankle instability, foot numbness and pain signs of?

What are ankle instability, foot numbness and pain signs of?

More info needed: More information would need to be known to give you a definitive diagnosis. These all could be found in ankle instability caused by a sprain. Please go to www.Orthodoc.Aaos.Org/footankle to find out how i can help you further. ...Read more

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NCS confirmed moderate to severe bilateral carpal tunnel (worse in right hand).Constant pain and numbness in right thumb and nail, will surgery help?

NCS confirmed moderate to severe bilateral carpal tunnel (worse in right hand).Constant pain and numbness in right thumb and nail, will surgery help?

Carpal Tunnel: Surgery is extremely effective in treatment of median nerve compression in the wrist, carpal tunnel syndrome. If this is your dominant hand and your symptoms are disrupting your daily activities, I would seek evaluation by a neurosurgeon or an orthopedic hand specialist. ...Read more

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Sprained ankle three weeks ago, can walk with brace, most bruising gone, but very painful persistent pins and needles on top of foot. Cause? Solution?

Sprained ankle three weeks ago, can walk with brace, most bruising gone, but very painful persistent pins and needles on top of foot. Cause? Solution?

Have it evaluated.: An excessive amount of swelling or nerve injury could cause a numbness pins and needles sensation. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Neurologist referred me for surgery for cervical & lumbar spinal srenosis. Symptoms are numbness in fingers, feet and leg. Can surgery reliefve?

Neurologist  referred me for surgery for cervical & lumbar spinal srenosis.   Symptoms are numbness in fingers, feet and  leg.  Can surgery  reliefve?

Stenosis: In this country surgery is considered the definitive care for stenosis especially for cervical stenosis. Conservative care is traction and possibly cervical epidural steroids. Ultimately, want to do something before stenosis causes problems that will not be reversed by the surgery. Problem is predicting who will get worse and how fast. ...Read more

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Help, having tingling and numbness in left arm, hand and fingers with swollen fingers 6 weeks after nerve block for shoulder surgery.

Help, having tingling and numbness in left arm, hand and fingers with swollen fingers 6 weeks after nerve block for shoulder surgery.

Needs evaluation: I think your symptoms warrant evaluation with a physical exam and nerve conduction study given how long they have been occurring. ...Read more

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Could numbness and tingling at finger tips of pinky be due to a wrist sprain? Hand surgeon said i had no clinical findings for ulnar compression.

Could numbness and tingling at finger tips of pinky be due to a wrist sprain? Hand surgeon said i had no clinical findings for ulnar compression.

Hand numbness: Hand numbness and tingling can be cause by poor blood flow, nerve impingement in the neck or at the wrist, poor sleeping positions, or an unrecognized traumatic injury to the nerve. See a neurologist for an Electromyogram and a nerve conduction study to determine the cause of the numbness and tingling. ...Read more

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Using an ankle boot for possible fx and pain in ankle. Have numbness in toes and sole electric pain shoots out. Boot makes these unbearable. Pls help?

Nerve Irritation....: This is a sign that a nerve is irritated or being abnormally compressed. See your treating doctor. You may need some compression to get rid of some swelling. Rest, ice and maybe an anti-inflammatory medication would help too. ...Read more

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Common peroneal nerve injury and partial posterior tibial nerve injury knee joint. What treatment should I go for? Can simulation help?

Common peroneal nerve injury and partial posterior tibial nerve injury knee joint. What treatment should I go for? Can simulation help?

Physiotherapy: I normally recommend a course of physiotherapy with homework and avoidance of compression for these conditions. A more specific answer may depend on how you acquired these conditions. Good luck! ...Read more

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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

Numbness is a clinical finding in which one is unable to detect stimuli such ...Read more