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Heel Electric Shock Feeling and itching.

Posted by SharW on 10/15/03 at 18:14 (134071)

My left heel has episodes (daily) of feelings like little electric shocks. Sometimes it feels very itchy also. The heel is also quite sore in the morning, and if I have walked a lot on it. Any ideas what this is, or what to do about it.? Thanks

Re: Heel Electric Shock Feeling and itching.

Sharon W on 10/15/03 at 22:24 (134088)


You know I'm not a doc but 'little electric shocks' sure sounds a lot like nerve trouble to me.

Sometimes they do nerve conduction tests and nothing shows up, then they do them again 6 months or a year later, and there are all kinds of abnormalities. If those nerve conduction tests they did on you had shown up 'positive' for tarsal tunnel syndrome (TTS), it would pretty well have have PROVED that you had a nerve problem in your ankle -- but the fact that your nerve conduction tests showed up normal, DOESN'T mean that you DON'T have TTS.

I don't know if anyone ever explained that to you.