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(Moorpark, CA, USA)
I remember streching when I was in the Army I felt something pull on the bottom of both feet and ever since I have had pain. The pain has never been in the morning and only gets worse after using my feet. Usually taking 20 min of standing to cause acke pain in both feet on the bottom arches. The more I do on my feet the worse it got. I have done it all, tried it all and NOTHING worked. This is what I have lived with for years the pain radiates and travels to the top of my feet to my toes and varies from sharp cry out loud any time of the day/night pain to acke all the time to no pain at all. I thought I was going to get the Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy but then yesterday the VA said they have a wait list for that and those on the list usally take themselves off due to other treament being effective and they can't just have one person on the list. ?? They have to call someone in who has the equipment and they can't just come for one person. Anyway, now they are saying it could be nerve pain. I have had pain since 1996 I am only 36 years old! Now I walk funny even with arch supports all the time by the way, my lower back hurts constantly (dull pain). It hurts to drive sometimes I have so much sharp pain It is hard to drive and I'm crying in pain. I have seen podiatrists outside of the VA and different VA centers in different states. No one has been able to help me. I never belived I had Plantar Fasciitis but what could it be? I read all the listed possible foot problems you have on this website and can't seem to find any that fit my situation. Please Help.
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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!
By Marc Mitnick DPM (C)2006-2017, foot-pain-explained.com LLC