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Supportive: The best shoes to wear when on your feet a lot are shoes that fit well and provide you good support from heel to toe. Many times buying separate arch supports is necessary as most shoes do not provide enough arch support. Make sure you understand the difference between comfort and supportive; sandals are comfortable but not supportive. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In the second and third trimesters, your baby's growth may add pressure to your uterus and pelvis. Your elevated estrogen levels also cause your ligaments to loosen. This can lead to cramps and back pain. To keep back pain to a minimum, notice the ways you sit, stand, and move, and see if there are ways to lessen the ...Read more
My ankles go inwards when i walk because I'm tall but when i wear good shoes they get better is there any exercises i can do to fix them ??
It has nothing: To do with your height. Sounds like you pronate. I have seen some therapists state that excercise (of post tibial tendon) can help strengthen arch. I am not sure if I believe that. I have not seen it personally. Another option may be to see a doctor who can put a device into your foot to hold up your arch. Sometimes referred to as subtalar arthroeresis. ...Read more
Depends...: For learning to walk around the house it is best for a baby to be barefoot. The sensitivity of the bottom of the foot is important for balance. Once the baby is walking, it will be easier to transition to shoes. If the child is outside and mobile (walking or crawling) shoes are important for protection. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Good support: I highly recommend that you find a store in your area that specializes in running shoes (not your local chain store). These stores are staffed with running enthusiasts and experts who can help you find the right shoe. Thank you for taking on this great task. Many breast cancer patients and researchers will benefit. Good luck! ...Read more
He put me in a boot, with no weight bearing at all. After 8 weeks he put a shoe type boot and told me I could walk its been 5 days and it is so swoll?
Swelling is common: Swelling is one of the most common concerns of patients. With most injuries or surgery, swelling is common for 3-6 months afterward. If you have swelling without pain or limitation it is likely not a problem. I recommend you discuss this concern with your doctor. ...Read more
Running shoes: You want very comfortable shoes with support in the arch and cushioning for the continued impact. It is helpful if they r broken in a bit before you start to help avoid blisters or irritation. Good socks r also important. Kudos to you for the endeavor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I don't drive so i walk a lot and i wear good walking shoes, but my feet still hurt. The pain is on my heels and the middle the pain is up to my anke?
Painful heels: Good walking shoes that do not fit properly can cause heel pain. In addition a tight muscle can can also cause heel pain. If the cause of your pain is improperly fitting shoes have your feet measured and your shoes checked for proper fit. If the cause of the heel pain is tight calf muscles then appropriate stretching exercises help greatly. There are 31 other causes for healed pain consult your podiatrist. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Hello, I had bone fracture on my right ankle what kind of shoes do I have to wear? How long it takes to walk with any shoes?
Bone fracture: Sorry you had the fracture but I am very concerned that no one in your medicine area has told you how to walk. You MUST see a foot specialist without too much delay! ...Read more
My foot hurts when i wear any type of shoe and walk. Foot also feels better when it is elevated. This started about six weeks ago, I have xrays, ?
Get Tingling and numbness in the 3 middle toes both feet. stopped wearing shoes with heels 3 months. starting to run/walk. Have good shoes. No help.
Possible neuroma: your symptoms sound nerve related. When nerves are compressed in the forefoot region they become inflamed and sometimes injured. This condition is known as a neuroma. You have started conservative tx by getting out of the high heels and into wider shoes. Custom insoles with metatarsal pads will also relieve pressure on nerves. Try OTC NSAIDS. If symptoms persist follow up with foot doc. ...Read more
Are running shoes wider in toe box? I walk for exercise. Blisters on ball of foot, rubbing on side of feet. Is there a shoe type I should look for?
How about working: With a pedorthist to get the right shoe for you. ...Read more
What type of shoes to wear for an calcaneus fracture? Why when I walk my left foot leans to the side? Is it stiff? Its stopping me from walking normal
Not enough info: First off, you need to get a full evaluation from your physician regarding the fracture. Are you healed yet? Are you able to wear shoes? What was broken and how bad was it? Really need much more information in order to give you a reasonable answer. You should be asking your treating physician these questions. ...Read more
I've been working on my feet at a restaurant sometimes 8-10 hours a day every day. What can I do to relieve the pain on my big toe, heels and legs. It hurts to walk most times. I have good shoes with insoles and i've had to put cotton balls on the side of
Custom orthotics: See a foot specialist to check alignment of your foot. You may need more support than commercial available arch support. Shoes also need to be checked. A more rigid shoe is needed. It sounds like you have flat feet and are having symptoms that are consistent with this condition. Earth shoes may help offload the ball of your foot. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Swelling in legs and ankles I have seen drs here and went to physical thereapy, had a lift put in my shoe, and wear the support socks and my legs from the knee down swell. They put me on water pills and that did no good. Now when i walk i feel pain from
Venous ultrasound: Yes, there are many causes of leg swelling. A venous ultrasound of the legs done by a vein specialist can rule out vein disease and then you can move on. Heaviness, swelling, restless legs etc can result from venous reflux, backward flow of blood backwards down the legs with prolonged standing and sitting due to inherited valve disorder. Can be treated in office procedures. www.phlebology.org. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
After running, I have pain on the inner part of my shins and I can barley walk. Sometimes the pain lessens, other times it feels unbarable. I have bow legs, are there any good ankle braces you recommend to prevent more pain while sprinting? I bought shoes
?shin splints: You may have shin splints from running too often. Try a day of rest in between runs. Stretch more often. Anti-inflammatories. You could have knee arthritis. Some people benefit from heel wedges but not ankle braces when they have bowed legs. If this doesn't help, then I think he need an examination by an orthopedic doctor & XR. There could also be a knee cap tracking issue. ...Read more
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
Pronated: Perhaps an arch support or orthotic device will help you. ...Read more
Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more
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