numbness in heel and toes

numbness in heel and toes

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sandy nurse
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numbness in heel and toes

It looks like I may have to live with the numbness in my heel and little toe. This is probably a problem some of you may have an answer for. What type of shoe minimizes the numb feeling when you walk? I just want to get off my feet because my heel bothers me so much. It is only 4 weeks post op and may get better, but until it does, can anyone recommend shoes?

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Hi Sandy Nurse

SKETCHERS rock Cool I have several pairs because that's all I can wear. I have permanent nerve damage and have numbness/tingling/burning in my big toe and heel too. I love Sketchers because they have flats with a sneaker heal and they come in all kinds of styles and designs. Check out their website, you will fall in love Hypnotized

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new balance 992 or 993

new balance 992 or 993

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footsmart

www.footsmart.com is an online store devoted to foot problems and ways to get around them. They sell many different kinds of shoes as well as inserts that may help you.

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thank you so much

I really appreciate all the help and support that I get from the members on this site. I knew that I could get the answer here.

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Hug Hiya, The numbness in your heel and toes , is probably everything settling down after surgery Hypnotized . Just dont over do things Thinking , and just take it easy Sleepy . I dont know if these are available in america Nerd , But hugs boot are comfy and timberland boots Daydream , i go for boots because my ankle and feet swell and cant get shoes on Angel . I hope this helps you Grin . Keep posting! Hug

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Sketchers, Nike and New balance

I like sketchers as they have you walk on the middle of your foot. But new balance are good if they're a rocker shoe to help you walk the same. Sketchers have a little heel and the ones I have are slip ons so no laces to tie. Like Angie, my feet swell too so I bought a half size higher than the ones I used to wear. Take care. Chsrry

DDD of lumbar spine with sciatica to left hip,leg and foot. L4-L5 posterior disc bulge with prominent facets, L5-S1 prominent facets with a posterior osteocartilaginous bar. Mild bilateral foraminal narrowing c-spine c4-c7 RN

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Heel support

I went to town today and bought 3 kinds of heel supports. The gel ones felt best in my clark's shoes. The shoe that feels best are actually my nurse shoes by Quarks. They are made of spongy foam and seem to help. Funny that I went out and bought all those inserts and had the best thing in my closet.