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Why Are The Arches Of My Feet Cramping At Night
Arch pain: There may be a number of reasons to why you are getting pain in your feet. One of the most likely is that you are not getting enough arch support! This occurs when the shoegear (or lack there of) does not stabilize/support your foot joints. This allows you to overpronate and decrease your arch. You can help prevent and improve this pain with good tennis shoes and a podiatry referral. ...Read more
See below: Either overuse or poor support.Get a more detailed answer ›
Over stretching.: You could be overstretching the muscles and plantar fascia. ...Read more
My feet hurt so badly I can hardly walk. What could be causing this? The pain varies. Right now most of it is in the arch. Sometimes I get a cramping in them
Many possibilities: Your pain could due to trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis, inflammation), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), poor circulation, musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and different neurologic conditions (neuropathy). A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. The treatment varies depending on the cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The heels and arches of both my feet have dull pains and also the palms of both my hands around the base of my thumbs. Very slight cramps to.
I have plantar fasciitis and my feet continue to twitch and cramp in the arch, what can I do to stop them? It's 24/7, I've had new orthotics fitted.
Injection or surgery: Plantar fasciitis can resolve at some point on its own, but if it does not the options are primarily threefold: noninvasive things such as orthotics, stretches, therapy, ultrasound, etc.; or injection therapy usually with steroid or a variety of growth factors available; or surgery. There is really not too much else out there for it. ...Read more
I have chronic calf & foot cramps when I relax my feet, and can feel/see muscles moving by themselves. This is worse at night. Any insight?
Cramps: Cramps in the calves and feet can be caused by a variety of issues. Most commonly are dehydration and imbalanced electrolytes. There are easy treatments that typically eliminate the cramping. Getting an exam in person or virtually will give you the best diagnosis and treatment plan that you may need! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cramping feet/ toes my feet cramp up a lot, I can be just lying down or leaning over to pick something up while sitting and one foot will stiffen up
Getting foot cramps. Have to walk around and/or put heat on my feet and calves to relax mus cle. Nothing sem to work. Drink h2o & bananas & wear flats?
My partner wants me to check myself out. I have blurred vision. Throbbing in my feet and cramp on the top of my left foot at nights?
My feet feel like they're cramping but it never goes away, I've been to see a foot doctor and was told it was fatigue.?
What are the causes of foot cramps in the arch of both feet. Excruciating pain, that keeps me up at night. This is happening every night for weeks now?
Plantar Fascitits?: I would go to a podiatrist. They would be able to ask more questions and actually touch the parts that hurt. You might just need a brace at night, or a topical pain cream that has multiple awesome meds in it, can help very quickly. Maybe just some orthotics during the day will help! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Foot cramps. I get bad cramps on the right side of my left foot, arch and toes. It happens more at night? What's causing them? How do I stop it?
Try shoe gear: Could be a tight or stressed muscle/tendon in the foot. If it is on both feet it could be a systemic cause such as electrolyte imbalance or nerve impingement. In my experience, it is most likely caused by stresses on your foot. In such cases a good insole seems to help. This is not just any insole, but as dispensed by on orthotist or podiatrist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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