Questions tagged [feet]

Questions pertaining to the lower extremity of the leg below the ankle, on which a person stands or walks.

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Is going to sleeping with socks beneficial or detrimental?

I've recently read this piece: Is sleeping with socks on good for you? from "MedicalNewsToday", and supposedly reviewed by a "PhD, RN". Having moved into a poorly-insulated apartment, and being ...
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Heat loss from extremities

I have a rather peculiar and random question about heat loss during cold weather. The head, the hands and the feet all emanate a great quantity of heat and are important regulators in mantaing ...
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Is there any adverse effect to my feet if I wear running shoes all the time?

Recently I bought a pair of running shoes (with a lot of cushioning) and another pair of casual shoes. However, the casual shoes didn't fit my feet well and I want to exchange them, which would take a ...
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Can pitted keratolysis consist of only one lesion?

Is this an instance of pitted keratolysis? There are no other lesions on the feet. Or is it athlete's foot?
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Why is the exterior part of my left foot Toe is ALWAYS in pain [closed]

i've always experienced a little pain in this area : but lately it became REALLY painful specially after wearing shoes for few hours, and the slightest hit on it really causes a lot pf pain. notes: ...
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Can weak people use their feet when doing CPR?

Could doing CPR with a foot cause harm to the recipient? In a situation where the rescuer were unable to continue due to fatigue of the arms, is there a way to safely do CPR with the foot?
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What should be the position of feet while sleeping?

I recently came across this post as I suffer from similar knee pain while hiking downhill or on a run. Also be certain you aren't battling other imbalances of the hips and legs. When you lay ...
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Had Triple arthrodesis (reconstructive/bone fusions) surgeries 10 yrs ago, but now bad arthritis. Total Ankle Replacements the answer? Only 28. Help! [closed]

I was born with congenital bone fusions throughout my body (feet, back, and feet), and have had numerous surgeries on all of the above. However, my feet/ankles have been suffering the most from my ...
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How to be relieved of pain with in-grown nails?

I have an in-grown nail on my toe and I don't know what to do. I'm aware that seeing a podiatrist(?) might help but I don't want my nail getting removed (yet) because I have a swimming class. They say ...
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How to get rid of fungus from toe nail damage?

A toe nail appears to have a fungus attack after damage during a accident and is experiencing pain. After taking some home remedies like applying Turmeric Powder onto it it seems better, but you ...
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Weight on front or back of feet

When discussing correct posture for standing still, you often hear people talk about standing on both feet and not placing all your weight on either one of them. However, beside positioning your ...
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Exercise and stretches to help me reach my feet

I used to be very fit, but my lifestyle has slowly become more sedentary so that I am now overweight and very inflexible Because of this I am having more and more difficulty reaching my feet to put ...
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Is it ok to run (slowly) with a swollen foot (just an allergic reaction to a sting)?

I have read that those allergic reactions are mainly excess of water in tissues. Would it help to do some exercise, and since it's quite swollen (I got sting 3 hours ago by something, the pain is ...
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How can I create orthopedic insole/slipsole by my own means?

I want to try using orthopedic insole, but found them extremely expensive if one want to get an individual design for some pair of shoes. In my basic understanding it should not be difficult to create ...
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Is there any treatment for adults with talipes calcaneovarus (club foot)?

I did a quick research & there seem to be a non-surgery treatment for babies with talipes calcaneovarus (club foot) as quoted from this website. Major surgery was often a common treatment used. ...
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Prevent foot cramp from standing at workspace

I've made myself a standing workspace (because of getting strain injuries from sitting). Everything was going well until I started getting cramps in my feet. I first noticed this while swimming. It ...
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What causes body parts to fall asleep?

Throughout my life, I've had body parts fall asleep (mostly my feet). I get a weird sensation called Paresthesia, or "pins and needles". Though it goes away after a some time, I hate the several ...