Member Case Study: Foot Goes Numb while Running

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photoI am a 36 y/o male and this will be my fifth season doing triathlons. I have noticed that whenever I run for any period of time over 40 minutes I get a "pins and needles" feeling in my right foot.

Member Case Study: Recurring Stress Fractures

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photoEarlier this year I had 2 stress fractures on my left foot. Both requiring 6 weeks rest. I am finally running injury free. How likely am I to get a stress fracture in the same location?

Member Case Study: Toe Goes Numb

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photoI got a new pair of the same size / brand of shoes and started running on them. On my left foot, the toe next to the big toe starts to get a little painful and goes numb after the first 1-3 miles.

Member Case Study: Numb Toes on the Bike

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photoAfter I have been cycling for about an hour the three middle toes on my left foot go tingly and then hurt like the blazes. Any clue as to what may be going on?

Blister Prevention and Care

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photoLearn how blisters are formed and some tips on how to prevent blisters and what to do if you get a blister.

Member Case Study: Numb Foot

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photoAt 30 to 40 minutes into my run, my foot starts to go numb. If I keep going, the foot goes totally numb.

Metatarsalgia - Soreness at the Bottom of the Foot - Member Case Study

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photoMetatarsalgia simply means “painful metatarsal” without defining the cause of the pain. Metatarsalgia most commonly causes pain at the second metatarsal head.

Member Case Study: "Painful Metatarsals"

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photoI have been noticing a pain in my left foot on my longer runs. It is focused on the ball part of my foot, almost a burning type sensation. Typically wiggling my toes around will get it to subside.

Member Case Study: Torn Tendon

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photoTendonitis can often be treated effectively through a variety of means including therapeutic exercise, medications, modalities, taping, and, most importantly, activity modification.

Member Case Study: Foot Stability Rehabilitation Exercises

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photoWhile stability can be obtained through external supports such as casting and bracing, the best brace is your own muscles, ligaments and tendons. Achieve this stability by training with instability.

Top-of-foot pain: Here's hoping it's not a stress fracture

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photoWhat could be causing the pain on the top of the foot at the toes? Here are some easy ways to find the cause and possibly end the pain.

Bunion Problems

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photoPainful bunions are notoriously difficult to treat. There is a lack of strong scientific evidence to make any definitive recommendations but there are a few things you can do.

Member Case Study: Post Marathon Foot Pain

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photoEver since running that marathon I have been experiencing stiffness and discomfort in my left foot, from the fourth and fifth metatarsals to about my mid foot.

Member Case Study: Toe Pain and Numbness on Over 80 Mile Rides.

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photoOn the long bike rides of 80+ miles I get very strong pain in my toes. I slow down my pace and I might recover, but when I hit the next hill it is back. Could this be some kind of circulation issue?

Peroneal Nerve Damage and Stress Fractures

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photoIs there anything that I can do to lessen the chances of stress fractures. I have had no luck with the doctors I have seen. Some have advised orthotics, some say there is nothing that can be done.
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