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Tingling Heels At Night
I've been waking up at night, irritated because the heels of my feet are tingling(like ants). Also, some stretching (lower back) makes me feel dizzy.
Feet Tingling: Symptoms like this frequently come from the back, so I would start with a neurologist or physiatrist to check that area. The treatment can be simply rotating your mattress, reducing the hours sitting during the day, to more complicated. Here is a video that talks about it. Dr Rich Blake https://youtu.be/E0E60NpOSHg ...Read more
I am only 16 and have no health conditions. I get an occasional tingling sensation in my heels. What could cause this? Is it a concern?
Should not be concer: If you are in good health and have had medical check ups with your pediatrician, than there should not be a concern.But if it persists and gets worse get it checked. ...Read more
Bottom of heel pops when go onto tiptoe.Feels like strumming of harp strings, followed by cold tingling sensation in heel & ankle. What can this be?
Cord or Chord ??: The cold, tingling sensation of the heel and ankle is be caused by a temporary disruption of normal nerve impulses in a rather substantial nerve supplying the heel and ankle. The cause is no doubt from the harp string strumming and popping of one or more of the various, rather robust soft tissue elements located in that area of the foot. Start the evaluation by a seeing a specialist of foot/ankle. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had a rhythmic tingling in my right heel for 2 days now. I don't notice it as much when I'm walking around but notice it when resting/sitting?
You've got Rhythm.: I would say the rhythmic pattern is caused by the hearts beating rhythm. The fact that you feel it's rhythm means that the heel is likely inflamed. The inflammation causes congestion and pressure on the nerves which makes the tingle. Elevate your feet, higher than your heart, if you can. You might need some better foot wear to take some shock off your heel. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Few possibilities: This may be a nerve impingement of the medial calcaneal nerve or it can be a tarsal tunnel syndrome. There may be a plantar fascial component or it may be coming from a more proximal cause like a radiculopathy from the back. Depending on your foot structure, orthotics may be beneficial. Sometimes injection therapy may be helpful. ...Read more
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