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Dr. Mitnick, Thanks again for your reply. Sorry if I'm not explaining this really well. I first went to the dr. because of the terrible bunion pain. The bunion was really bad and it hurt constantly. After the surgery, I had this arch pain that I didn't have before. I also had started to have the outside/top of foot pain. I went back to the dr. after a year of this. I gave it a year because I know it takes time for stuff to really heal. The dr. did xrays and thought the screw that he'd put in during bunion surgery was causing the arch pain because it was loose. I thought that was it too. He thought the pain on the outside/top was caused by a neuroma so he removed it when he did surgery to remove the screw. Now I not only still have the other pain, I also have the nerve stump pain on the bottom of my foot which I didn't mention before because I know it takes time to heal and its only been a little over three months. Also now I'm dealing with the numbness of two toes but I can stand that. It's just that the arch of my foot continues to feel like its cramping all the time and the outside/top behind my little toe just aches all the time. It's not as bad if I'm not on it but when I am its constant. My toes are all pretty stiff and won't bend very far. I try several times a day to move them as much as possible because I'm sure if I don't the stiffness will only increase? Again, thank you so much for your time and
help. I appreciate it very much.
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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