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I ran over the arch of my foot with my work trolley (fully loaded cleaning trolley) a few days ago, at first it didn't hurt v much, then it steadily got worse and it hurts a lot, it hurts when I wake up. I can still hobble around on it, then it hurts when I rest it initially. After a few hours the pain wears off until I walk on it again. It also get more painful in the evening although I am resting it. My foot was also freezing cold like an ice block the eve after I injured it and still feels very cold. The pain is across the middle of my foot running from my toes to my shin. I went to the doc who said it was bruised in between my little toes and told to use a heat pack, my foot also cracked hobbling out :/ The problem is that using a heat pack on my foot gives me incredible pain and it feels like someone is crushing my foot. Using a ice pack helps along with painkillers and elevation. I am unsure of how to treat my foot as I wish it to heal asap, could you give me some advice please
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Michael D. Ebeling
Tampa, Florida 33624
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Mansfield Ctr, CT
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Pacific Grove, CA
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