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    Glad your toe problem is better. You said you...

    Glad your toe problem is better. You said you had a MTP replacement. Did you regain your normal range of motion in that joint. This type of surgery can change your foot mechanics. Since you were...
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    You are on the right track with Super Feet. But...

    You are on the right track with Super Feet. But you may need to modify them with a varus wedge under the 1st toe and along the medial (inside) arch. Your PT can give you appropriate exercises to...
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    Nsherry61 is right on the money with his...

    Nsherry61 is right on the money with his recommendations for shoes. Shoes with a higher heel will help take the stretch off the AT. An orthotic liike Super Feet are beneficial for this because they...
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    If your thigh pain is on the outer front of your...

    If your thigh pain is on the outer front of your thigh, you have put pressure on the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve which supplies sensation to the surface of your outer thigh. This is called...
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    Dry needling could be helpful in the calf but...

    Dry needling could be helpful in the calf but would not ssd o it into the PF or Achilles tendon.

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    As a physical therapist, I have treated alot of...

    As a physical therapist, I have treated alot of PF. It can hang around for months. However there are things that work. If your PF pain is worse with the first step out of bed, a night splint to...
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    Pain on the outside of the foot at the base of...

    Pain on the outside of the foot at the base of the 5th metatarsal (where the bone sticks out a bit) is a common site for a stress fracture. Initially rest and ice is helpful. Stiffer shoes help...
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    Posterior tibial tendonitis is a result of a flat...

    Posterior tibial tendonitis is a result of a flat foot or a foot that over pronates. You said your feet were flat weight bearing or non weight bearing. Even though your foot looks flat it is...
  9. Thread: boot help

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    Misterfloyd, I'm a physical therapist and have...

    Misterfloyd,

    I'm a physical therapist and have specialized in foot problems. As I read the thread, I didn't get a good sense of what was "wrong" with your feet. You said they were flat and also...
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    I used to be very near sighted and used contacts...

    I used to be very near sighted and used contacts and glasses. Had Lasix over 15 years ago and have never looked back. No need for contact or glasses. One concern is your vision in twilight isn't...
  11. Thread: Drop foot

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    Naturalred is right about the exercises. ...

    Naturalred is right about the exercises. Therabands are helpful for toe/ foot raise exercises. Remember that the muscles that prevent your footdrop--the anterior tibialis and toe flexors on the...
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