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Some Heel Numbness Served with Pins and Needles in the Toes by KovasP Posted Tue 25 Mar 2014 7:23am This weekend, I had the opportunity to self-diagnose an unusual ailment - numbness in my heel that extended over time to my toes, resulting in pins and needles. A Google search narrowed it down to diabetes and sciatica, mostly. I didn't even want to entertain the thought of diabetes, so I opted to look at sciatica instead. "Sciatica is a s ... Read on »
Merely Me's Corner: Speaking of Toes... by stuart Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 8:22pm by: Merely Me Speaking of Toes... Okay so I will never be a ballerina. Mostly my toes get used for lifting me up so I can see better in crowds as I am on the short side.Just like that old song goes, "Five foot two, eyes of blue, koochie koochie koo." Other than that, my toes don't serve much purpose other than peeki ... Read on »
Toe Pads: It's Between You And The Floor by Selly Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 20 Dec 2008 8:17pm With the plethora of pointe shoe padding on the market today, it can be as long and hard of a journey to find the right toe pads as it is to find that rumored perfect pair of pointe shoes. While there are many many different brands and styles of toe pads out there, they all generally fall in to one of the following categories: gel, foam/rubber/lamb ... Read on »
How to Defeat Toe Pain While Running by Mama's Weeds Patient Expert Posted Sun 21 Apr 2013 1:33pm The Flower City Half Marathon is one week from today.  Like most runners right now, I’m feeling pretty nostalgic about the sport of running in light of what’s happened in Boston over the past week here.  I’ve had this post in the works for a while, but my running woes and sore toes suddenly felt insignificant on April 15, 2013. With that sa ... Read on »
Caffeine. It's not just all in my head. by Heather .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:32pm I've mentioned before that I've given up caffeine. I had read that it can exacerbate and aggrevate the cysts, causing them to get bigger. No doctor has given me this medical advice, I just found the facts on the oh so reliable source called the Internet. And, seriously, if you can't trust the Internet, who can you trust? My initial sympto ... Read on »
Two "improvements" from wearing neutral shoes by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 17 Nov 2008 9:08pm I've explained in previous posts that I wore motion-control shoes for 20 years when I should have been wearing neutral shoes. I'm a supinator, and neutral shoes are recommended for supination. I now have 155 miles on my first pair of Carumba by Loco Running. The shoes have been working fine. In fact, I've noticed two improvements over my motion ... Read on »
Running Shoes: Don’t Go Cheap-Get Fitted if You Can! by Kathy .. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 28 Jan 2009 3:52pm Are your feet hurting? It’s no wonder. During running: Your foot strikes the ground about180 times per minute Your body places about 3X the amount of your body weight of force onto those poor little footsie wootsies Shoes . . . A lot of girls are crazy about them. We buy them in doubles and triples when they are on sale, all di ... Read on »
Summary of the chemo... by Beth Morton Health Maven Posted Thu 07 Jan 2010 12:00am This is a summary of the chemo treatment I survived. I have never experienced anything like this. Radiation, and even surgery, was a breeze in comparison: 6 treatments, one every 21 days: for each treatment, Brad and I were there 2.5 to 4 hours (always had the bloodwork and meeting with the doctor a day or 2 before trea ... Read on »
7+ Months post-chemo by Beth Morton Health Maven Posted Mon 19 Apr 2010 12:00am I had my 6 month follow-up today and all is good. My bloodwork is 100% back to normal (finally!!) My oncologist will continue to monitor me, he'll see me in 6 months and do bloodwork again. He ordered a bone density scan (I have never had one yet). I'll have annual mammograms. And just keep my fingers crossed. Here's my hair - I'm going to ... Read on »
A Tale Of A Toe: A True Story by Ryan K. Patient Expert Posted Sun 30 Nov 2008 12:15pm One needle, ten shots, a pair of scissors, one pair of pliers, and 45 minutes later my toe was fixed with a little minor toe surgery! This sounds like one awesome experience, that is if you like pain. But for most of us, we could possibly think of 100 different things we could find better to do with our time. This is a story of why we should ta ... Read on »