... off and iced it a little bit. I was able to move my toes and walk with a limp, so I went back into the game and played goalie, but every twist I made, was pretty bad pain. When I left the game 30 minutes later, I went straight to ER. ... (0 replies)
... I have to sleep with a pillow between my knees if I want to sleep on my side, with the poorly foot uppermost, if I've had a bad foot day. ... (20 replies)
... b or never touched my limb to even marginally diagnose....no one could convince me an ortho dr could give me better results with ankle stabilization....this is a podiatry treated ailment...the podiatrist I found is grouped with ortho dr's...and they have very extensive training in this area of medicine.... ... (10 replies)
... I feel so bad not to have the surgery with my local Dr. ... (35 replies)
... and only my bad heel hit the step, my foot slid forward, and my toes went beneath my foot and my ankle back over the top of my foot. AGAIN. Not to the side... ... (47 replies)
... r injury. Since I was already seeing an orthopedic doc, my GP didn't even glance at my ankle, so he was no help. I know how hard working in a restaurant with a bad ankle is, so you have my sympathy. I hope your podiatrist will be able to help you out. ... (31 replies)
... Difference in ortho and podiatrist is orthos are medical doctors and podiatrists go to podiatry school. I have a podiatrist I love too and he treated my plantar fasciitis, but I'd never let him operate on me. That's for an MD for me. ... (5 replies)
... I am sorry that so many people have had bad luck with their podiatrist. ... (8 replies)
... ises for after the pain subsided. A month and a half later, I got tired of the pain and was not experiencing Plantar Fasciitis symptoms at all. I picked a Dr. of Podiatry out of the yellow pages and saw her a week ago. ... (0 replies)
... Hi. I was diagnosed with a heel spur following an X-Ray just over a year ago. For a little while it hadn't caused me too many problems until a few months ago when it started to play up and cause me a lot of pain. I am still in pain and my Rheumatology Consultant has now referred me to Orthotics/Podiatry department in the hospital. I can only walk a short distance before... (1 replies)
... I have been diagnosed with plantar fasciitis (PF), based 1st on pain in the left foot last Oct which turned out to have mega-spurring, then soon after pain in the right (no real spurs yet) by Dec.
I should mention my background - been a housewife since I had my baby boy, who just turned 2. I like having fresh feet, so most of my life, when not out in public, I went... (3 replies)
... I've got some catching up to do! Here goes:
Sally, the reason I asked how old your daughter was is because I recently came across one line in a long article about subtalar implants. It suggested that, in some cases, putting the implant in a child's foot (and then removing it when a young adult) might allow the foot to finish growing properly, without a flat foot and all the... (151 replies)
... As Jane said, there are both good and bad apples in each profession. ... (12 replies)
... I am a brand new member to this site but have been very engaged ever since my podiatry appointment several weeks ago. ... (21 replies)
... choice in the middle. He suggested that I do some more research and come back in a couple of weeks to discuss it with him again. I read orthopaedic articles and podiatry articles. I soon came to understand why the fusion was best for me. I had a lot of cartilage damage, and in fact, had little cartilage in the joint. ... (31 replies)
... D I did a lot of research online and read some chapters on podiatry lol before my surgery. I was really scared about the possible complications etc after reading a lot of posts. ... (97 replies)
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... ause of a stump neuroma formation. In very few and rare instances will an orthopedic surgeon ever consider removing a nerve from the body because of the possible bad outcomes. ... (7 replies)
... The stump neuroma following excision of the metatarsial nerve can be read about it on various podiatry or orthopedic web sites. ... (124 replies)
... Hi Kramo,
I'm sorry to hear about the trouble you've been having.
Ive just had an op to remove a 8mm by 5 mm chip from my talar dome. I'm three months after surgery and still getting discomfort. I hope you dont mind me asking how long it took you to get back to running after your op?
Good luck with your future.
Cheers (190 replies)