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Chronic Foot Pain

Posted by Sara on 9/09/01 at 18:43 (059657)

Hi my name is Sara and i am having a lot of Foot pain.
I had pain in my foot for about 4 1/2 months.
I was involved in a MVA. I was rear-ended and my right foot was on the breaks
i felt a lot of pressure beneath and I felt my left foot went further into floor broad .
i haven't delvelop any major or chronic pain until June i was not treated for it and yet not.
By july the pain decrease and there was a little relief..
In july i went to a neurology and told him about the ankle pain and tingling and numbness in my feet
i was suppose to get a NCV done but it was a change of plan. Now i have foot pain today including leg pain
and thigh numbness. Do u think i need to have this NCV test done . And is it possible of me having TTS.

Re: Chronic Foot Pain

JeanB on 9/10/01 at 18:52 (059782)

I'm no doctor, but it sounds like your back was tweaked in the accident and there could be pressure on a nerve that extends into the leg. Get to a back specialist ASAP.

Re: Chronic Foot Pain

Julie on 9/11/01 at 02:38 (059824)

Sara, since you have pain and numbness in your leg and thigh as well as pain in your foot, it does sound more like a back injury than an isolated injury to your foot. Your foot seemed to take the brunt of the impact, but if your entire leg and lower back were compressed when the accident happened, as seems probable, there could well be impingement of the sciatic nerve. So I think you do need a full examination of your back, probably by an orthopedic physician, so that the problem can be treated at its source.

As your foot did take the brunt of the impact, being at the end of the continuum, the injury to it should be looked at by a foot and ankle specialist as well.

This is just my opinion but from what you say it sounds as though there is more going on than just foot pain.

Best of luck: I hope you get this sorted out soon so you can walk pain-free again.

Re: Chronic Foot Pain

Sara on 9/11/01 at 18:29 (059911)

thanks,
Julie

Re: Chronic Foot Pain

Sara on 9/11/01 at 18:29 (059912)

Thanks,
JeanB

Re: Chronic Foot Pain

JeanB on 9/10/01 at 18:52 (059782)

I'm no doctor, but it sounds like your back was tweaked in the accident and there could be pressure on a nerve that extends into the leg. Get to a back specialist ASAP.

Re: Chronic Foot Pain

Julie on 9/11/01 at 02:38 (059824)

Sara, since you have pain and numbness in your leg and thigh as well as pain in your foot, it does sound more like a back injury than an isolated injury to your foot. Your foot seemed to take the brunt of the impact, but if your entire leg and lower back were compressed when the accident happened, as seems probable, there could well be impingement of the sciatic nerve. So I think you do need a full examination of your back, probably by an orthopedic physician, so that the problem can be treated at its source.

As your foot did take the brunt of the impact, being at the end of the continuum, the injury to it should be looked at by a foot and ankle specialist as well.

This is just my opinion but from what you say it sounds as though there is more going on than just foot pain.

Best of luck: I hope you get this sorted out soon so you can walk pain-free again.

Re: Chronic Foot Pain

Sara on 9/11/01 at 18:29 (059911)

thanks,
Julie

Re: Chronic Foot Pain

Sara on 9/11/01 at 18:29 (059912)

Thanks,
JeanB