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What Causes Instep Foot Nerve Neuroma
Plantar fasciitis : Most common cause for heel and foot pain is plantar fasciitis which is an inflammed fascia or ligament that supports your arch. It originates in the heel and ends in the toes. When you pronate or your arch flattens than there is tension in this band of tissue causing pain and inflammation. Best to do calf stretches, try otc superfeet inserts or see specialist for x-rays and custom inserts. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
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Yes it can......: Heel pain often causes one to stride differently and consequently will aggravate muscles and tendons that are functioning out of their normal sequence. Many patients will train their calf muscle and achilles tendon when they have a heel spur because they are slightly raising their heel to keep the pressure off the spur. This causes achilles tendonitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wolff's Law...: Paraphrased, bone grows in relation to stress. When an abnormal "pull" is placed on the bone, it will grow in that direction over time. After enough time, a "heel spur" can be visualized. It's more the sign of a chronic condition that the source of the pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Trauma/age: Pttd or tear is very common in females. It is usually due to activities, flat foot, shoe gear and possible hormonal changes and pregnancies. The reason why the inside of your heel hurts, it is due the pathway the tendon travels. If MRI has been done and a tear is detected, many things could be done. Bracing, orthotics, and surgery can help. See a podiatrist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not likley: Sciatic nerve irritation is caused by a back problem or pressure from your thigh muscles and would not be related to swelling in your foot or leg. However, leg swelling can cause nerve type symptoms including burning pain and numbness. I recommend you see a specialist for further evaluation. ...Read more
Numbness verses Pain: Morton's neuroma can cause a lot of different symptoms including numbness but as long as that does not affect the quality of your life, there may be no need to address this. Most patients do something about "pain, " but you can try a cortisone injection and this may help the numbness but not necessarily. Beyond this, there is nothing much that will help like p. T., shoes, etc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can ankle and heel pain be caused by nerve compression on the cervical spine? Ankle pain feels like peroneal tendonitis.
I had an old calcanea stress fracture with swelling. Can long-term foot instability, plantar fasciitis, sural neuropathy cause back problems?
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