Foot pain

hedgehogp Member Posts: 3
edited 28. Nov 2023, 14:11 in Living with arthritis

I manage foot pain from plantar fasciitis which is worse at night using physiotape from toes to heels. A recent flare up of arthritis in addition is keeping me awake at night though I also have a cradle to hold the weight of the duvet off my feet. Could podiatry services be of help? Penny


  • Naomi33
    Naomi33 Moderator Posts: 150

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  • Baloo
    Baloo Member Posts: 358
    edited 29. Oct 2023, 01:44

    I sympathise @PennyHenderson . What the Rheumatologists said to me is the podiatrist or whatever would be in a better position to tell me what is going on with my foot which has <technical name> in the joints somewhere. I turned it down, as I was more concerned at the time I couldn't use my arms and already had arm physio to contend with. My argument was I already had enough to worry about.

    Today my foot hurts like stink to use for the first time in ages, so its time for some intense nursing. On goes the compression sox, deep heat, and supportive house slippers. An ibuprofen tablet normally works wonders but I am on my second tablet in two days, which tells me all is not well.

  • hedgehogp
    hedgehogp Member Posts: 3

    Thank you. I hope your pain eases a bit with the I uprophen

  • Welsh1
    Welsh1 Member Posts: 22

    If you have any suggestions let me know toe and ankle pain RA limping now am going to ask for podiatry I have painkillers tried heat and other shoes