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What can I do for foot arthritus its hard when the weather changes?

What can I do for foot arthritus its hard when the weather changes?

Need a diagnosis: We need to be clear about what kind of foot arthritis you have. Treating the underlying diagnosis can help. We see a variety of types of arthritis in the feet: osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, reactive arthritis, gout to name a few. Treating that can help teh weather changes. This is what we call a "barometer sign" - being affected by weather changes. It is not specific to one type. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

Arthritis is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more


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Lately I have been feeling off and on my foot and leg a little tingly and heavy and not to sure what it is? I live where the weather changes... I'm 25

Lately I have been feeling off and on my foot and leg a little tingly and heavy and not to sure what it is? I live where the weather changes... I'm 25

Mild sciatica: What you are describing is probably related to a problem with the main nerve that goes into your leg ( sciatic). You should see a neurologist or a spine specialist particularly if it is getting progressively worse or the symptoms have persisted for more than 3 months. ...Read more

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Pressed my left foot to hard on a peddle felt something crunch been in pain ever since, had X-ray doctor said i, ve got arthritus and live with it. I feel a pad underneath foot and cannot walk.

Pressed my left foot to hard on a peddle felt something crunch been in pain ever since, had X-ray doctor said i, ve got arthritus and live with it. I feel a pad underneath foot and cannot walk.

Best to be seen: If you cannot walk after having this happen, I suggest being seen again. It is possible that you have a fracture that cannot be seen on a plain xray. It is not uncommon to find a fracture on an MRI that cannot be seen on plain xray. Hearing a crunch sound and not being able to walk are good clues of a possible fracture. I suggest elevation, rest, and crutches for now to prevent weight bearing. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use crutches wen ankle knees and foot hurt due to change in weather conditons and temperature my physio said i shudnt but hurts to walk ?

Is it ok to use crutches wen ankle knees and foot hurt due to change in weather conditons and temperature my physio said i shudnt but hurts to walk 
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Yes: If you are having pain to any joint, the first recommended treatment is resting that joint. If you feel you need crutches to rest it, then do so. Also, please an orthopedic, rheumatologist or sports med doctor for another evaluation to determine cause of pain. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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I have mild spastic cerebral palsy. Is there any way to better mange the pain in my knees, legs and feet? It worsens as the weather changes

Chronic pain: I'm not sure what you have tried so far, so i'll mention various options. First treatment options are the various ways to reduce the spasticity of your muscles, including use of muscle relaxants, pt, massage, botox. Next would be actual pain relief with nsaid's.I'd also talk to your doctor about off label use of Lyrica (pregabalin) for this pain. Finally, consider yoga, meditation and/or acupuncture for relief. ...Read more

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What is the cause of foot sears, feeks like burning especially in hot weather?

What is the cause of foot sears, feeks like burning especially in hot weather?

Couple possibilites: Searing and burning pain in the feet can be nerve pathology (neuropathy, nerve damage, nerve entrapment). It could also be a dermatologic condition (athlete's foot, dermatitis, etc.) See a podiatrist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I have knee arthritus, my left foot occasionally feels like a cool breeze is blowing by it . Normal?

I have knee arthritus, my left foot occasionally feels like a cool breeze is blowing by it . Normal?

Nerve irritation: The feeling in your left foot that you are experiencing is most likely an irritated nerve ( could be anywhere from the back to the foot itself) and likely is not related to the knee. If it is bothering you, see a physiatrist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more