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Why Do My Toes Cramp And Curl
Are you diabetic?: Cramps in the finger and the toes usually due to muscle problem or nerve problem or combination of both and sometime due to circulation problems., it happen in people have diabetes, or other disease . I would recommend to check it out by tour doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hereditary: Often, curled toes are hereditary. Other causes can be improper shoes and foot instability causing the toes to "clench" the floor. I wouldn't be concerned if they don't hurt, other than making good shoe choices. If you are having pain, see a podiatrist for treatment options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Toe Spasms, Chronic: There are many causes of toe cramping: muscle spasms, nutrition deficiencies, neuropathy, poor circulation, and medication side effects. You need an exam by podiatrist and vascular specialist to rule out arterial insufficiency and nerve disease. If you smoke you should quit immediately. Smoking can directly affect blood flow to the toes. Long-term smoking causes permanent damage to arteries. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not to worry: Though this could mean a lot things, it's probably from under used intrinsic muscles in the foot. Just like any muscle, it tough to tense and flex an under used muscle. Try flexing your bicep for a while and you'll notice it'll start shaking. After a few workouts with your arms, the shaking with flexing goes away. Lastly, stay hydrated. ...Read more
Evolution reversal: It depends on what you are using the shoes for and how often you are wearing them. Likely, you have used shoes with similar soles and shock absorption for your whole life. If you switch suddenly to a different shoe construct, the intrinsic muscles of your feet have no time to adapt to the new mechanics. Try slow transition into them. 30 mins/day to start. If still hurts, system may not fit withyou. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several factors: Cramping can cause toes to curl or go into spasm. This is often due to low potassium or magnesium as well as poor biomechanics. Hammertoes are toes caused by contracture of a specific joint in toe. In the early stages this contracture is flexible and reducible. This can give a curling appearance to toes. The best way to find out what is going on is to see a podiatrist. ...Read more
When I have my feet up, my right arch will painfully start to cramp and my toes will curl. What can I do to stop this?
Why do I keep getting cramp in toes and feet at night? Sometimes can't bend my toes without getting cramp
Several reasons: It may be the way you are built or that your musculature is just tight. Cracking noise or sensation can be from several origins ranging from the small joints of your back "popping" like the cracking of your knuckles to tight soft tissue structures giving the same sensation when stretched or moving over one another or another musculoskeletal structure. It is not a pathologic or bad thing. ...Read more
Nerves: The nerves that come from your uterus into your spine also come from your legs and back. It is called referred pain and is reflection of how your nervous system is wired. Use motrin or better start birth control pill patch or ring and menstrual symptoms will decrease substantially. ...Read more
Early peripheral neu: You could have a condition known as peripheral neuropathy, meaning problem with nerves. It could be caused ny diabetes, heavy alcolhol consumption, exposure to chemotherapy agents, low back disc problems or what we call 'idiopathic-we do not know. If it persists, it is a good idea to get worked up by a podiatrist or internist. ...Read more
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