Having pain in your foot, ankle or lower leg? Evidently you are either trying to find out what you have and what to do about it, or you have been to a doctor and are trying to reinforce what he told you.
Either way you have come to the right place. I discuss various types of lower extremity problems in an easy to understand manner; (You do not have to be a doctor in order to understand the doctor). This site is constantly being updated as I continue to discuss different subject matter and add to the existing subjects already present on my site. Since I am constantly reviewing various medical sites I also include items of interest that may not be related to the lower extremity but are important enough that I would like to share with my readers.
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I had tarsal tunnel and plantar fascia release, and heel spur removal on both feet. Left foot was done 8 months ago and right foot was done 6 months ago.
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Hi Dr Mitnick, I had bunion surgery (osteotomy/chevron cut) on March 2017. Since the surgery, I've developed metatarsalgia at the level of he 2nd and
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I had Morton’s neuroma surgery last year. I have had a lot of Neuroma like pain. An ultrasound showed a stump neuroma. My surgeon said he did not find
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Had plantar partial release and gastrocnemius release in march 2018 on both feet and legs prior to surgery tried everything insoles therapy shock therapy
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Hello, I am a 25 year old woman. 11 days ago I fell: a tile from de street was missed, so i fell to the floor. I think I twisted my right foot. I thout
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My second toe (right foot) began hurting a bit on Sunday. After a decent amount of walking and changing subways (I live in NYC and take public transportation
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I recently posted a question about pain after bunion surgery and wanted to follow up with the 2nd opinion. Thank you so much for your response. I had
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I fell down the stairs, landing on my right foot twisted, and was diagnosed with a displaced comminuted 5th metatarsal fracture in end February 2018 (see
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For the past few weeks I have been experiencing sharp shooting pain in my right big toe, that extends from the base of the toe up to the tip and is isolated
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Many years ago I had partial ingrown nail removed on both sides of right big toe. The inside always had a puffy pink spot that was sensitive to touch or
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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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