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Navicular sfx 6 weeks nwb CAM walker, graduated to walking, now part time in shoes. Pins and needles in ball of foot and toes. Normal? Do I need PT?

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In brief: Sounds like nerve...

Involvement somewhere.
Physical therapy may be very helpful. There may just be some residual swelling compressing a nerve traveling through the same area. Prescription anti-inflammatory medicines (or otc aleve) may be very helpful as well. Ask your doctor.

In brief: Sounds like nerve...

Involvement somewhere.
Physical therapy may be very helpful. There may just be some residual swelling compressing a nerve traveling through the same area. Prescription anti-inflammatory medicines (or otc aleve) may be very helpful as well. Ask your doctor.
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In brief: PT helpful

The injury along with swelling may be putting pressure on a nerve, .

In brief: PT helpful

The injury along with swelling may be putting pressure on a nerve, .
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Dr. Brian Kelly
Neurology

In brief: Focal neuropathy

Sometimes a foot injury can involve an adjacent nerve.
In the foot, the medial and lateral plantar nerves serve sensation to the sole and ball of the foot. They can be injured directly from the injury, or from compression at the tarsal tunnel, sometimes seen when you begin activity that you had not done as much of. An EMG from a skilled neurophysiologist might localize the problem.

In brief: Focal neuropathy

Sometimes a foot injury can involve an adjacent nerve.
In the foot, the medial and lateral plantar nerves serve sensation to the sole and ball of the foot. They can be injured directly from the injury, or from compression at the tarsal tunnel, sometimes seen when you begin activity that you had not done as much of. An EMG from a skilled neurophysiologist might localize the problem.
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