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Thank you for your very interesting and informative site! I'm a 60-year-old woman, not overweight, experiencing what feels like a bubble on the bottom of my foot, just behind my middle toe. I don't see any discoloration or swelling. It is not painful, but causes increasing discomfort if I walk barefoot or in shoes other than my sturdy walking shoes. The walking shoes correct my pronation, and I wear them 98% of my waking hours. They reduce my condition to a mild, constant annoyance, as if I had a plastic, fluid-filled bubble in my shoe. I first noticed it six months ago, and attributed it to sleeping with my sheets tucked in tightly, so that my toes were always pressed down or my feet turned awkwardly to the side. Leaving my covers loose gave me immediate relief, but the condition seems to have worsened a bit, with the "bubble" feeling larger and sometimes as if it is also behind my second toe. Am I correct in thinking this might be capsulitis? I wish I lived near your office, but since I am far away, I would appreciate knowing if you believe there's any chance that this condition will improve with time and my sensible shoes. If staying off the foot completely for a time would help, how long would such a recovery time typically be? Thank you!
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Michael D. Ebeling
Tampa, Florida 33624
Thanks for a most interesting website, which has helped a lot.
I usually do my research on the Mayo clinic website. I think your website is the most informative site I have found when researching foot pain.
I thank you for putting together this incredible website.
....I have been told that it is not hard enough to be cut off. Please help, I am not sure what to do now! THANKS FOR A WONDERFUL AND VERY HELPFUL SITE!
You have an unusually clear, informative and well-written website for laypersons. Thank you for that.
Mansfield Ctr, CT
First, I'd like to thank you for all the information that you provide on your website and the opportunity to write to you.
First, I want to let you know that you have the best web site I've found related to foot issues. (The only thing I had difficulty finding was the "ask a question" page.)
I received the orthotics Monday afternoon and began wearing them Tuesday. After two days I would say that I have noticed a huge improvement in the discomfort I have been experiencing. My foot feels better than it has in months.
I greatly admire someone like you who would donate and dedicate so much time and effort to helping strangers with no compensation. Truly, it is uncommonly kind. And your site is so intelligently arranged.
Pacific Grove, CA
I used to work for a podiatrist (front desk) back during summers in
college years ago, so I know the benefits of good care. Again, I want
to thank you for an EXCELLENT website. It was so great to get to your
site (top of google search) and actually find all the answers I needed
EASILY and QUICKLY! Clearly you put a ton of work into it and I really
All the best,
By the way, millions of websites could use yours as a guideline on how to organize information and make the site user-friendly. Kudos to you!
Thank you for your very interesting and informative site!
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