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(King George Virginia)
I broke my big toe ( Right Foot ) in '04. Toe healed fine and did not bother me until '08 while on a treadmill. I was walking on the treadmill for an hour each day until my foot started to hurt. It has now been 7 months( not walking on treadmill), and the pain is better but will not go away. I have seen 4 podiatrist and 2 are not sure what is causing it and 2 beleive it is a nerve problem. I am having sharp pains in in the end of my big toe and burning pain in the ball of my foot. The pain has improved over the months from a 10 to a 7 / ten being the worst. Neither podiatrist fells that the pain is coming from the break in '04. Possibly coming from walking on the treadmill. It has been suggested that the nerve be deadened by cryosurgery ( freezing the nerve ). I am also having some burning pain in both arches. I just purchased custom made arch supports from Foot Solutions to see if they will help. I have just started to wear them 3 days ago. Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated. Thank you. Dennis
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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.
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....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.
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Pacific Grove, CA
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