Q Can you explain why I seem to suffer from pins and needles in my left foot when Im out for run? It can strike at any time, and if I continue running my whole foot goes numb. But as soon as I stop, the problem disappears.A Pins and needles
Feet feeling fragile? Flick fast forthwith...Feet, in our Best of Heath & Injury forumFeet, in our Injuries A-Z sectionFeet, in our Q&A sectionOur shoe section, including...How to find the right shoe, andHow to lace your shoes properly
Q My middle toe on my left foot curls downwards and under my second largest toe so that when I run, the bigger toe pushes down onto it. This is rather painful. A physiotherapist told me that the problem could be caused by my flat arches
Q Im a flat-footed overpronator, and for a long time I suffered from a painful and stiff right heel. I had an operation called a heel trim and the problem cleared up. But now I seem to have the same problem in my left heel. My local hospital
medical condition associated with numbness or pain in the toes or at the bottom of the foot. What you are describing is simply a normal variation of foot shape which features a long second toe. Ancient Greeks or was it the Romans? considered this a
, tenderness at the base of the heel that increases with movement and even swelling.Plantar fasciitis, on the other hand, is a condition affecting the plantar fascia, a long fibrous structure that runs from the heel towards the ball of the foot. Sufferers
Q After repeatedly suffering from injuries, I was prescribed some rigid orthoses. The good news is that none of my old injuries has returned, but the bad news is that I cant run more than 20 miles a week because of a tender heel. Its worse
Q I have recently noticed a small lump on the outside of my heel. Its about the size of a pea and the skin covering it is numb. It isnt painful, although it can rub on my shoes, and when I stretch my Achilles it feels uncomfortable. Should I be worried, and can I get it removed...
Q Im an overweight beginner who can now run three to four miles every other day at a steady 10 minute/mile pace. But a few years ago I suffered fallen arches, which caused quite considerable pain. My GP recommended arch supports, which I stopped using when the pain diminished. ...
Standing Quad StretchIn standing position, bring your right foot up to your bum, holding on to your foot or ankle. Keep your thigh in line with your body. Switch legs.
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