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Has pain in big toe and ankle. Have difficulty walking. Remedy?

i am a track runner and lately my big toe hurts and i thought it was beacuse of my shoe so i changed it but it still hurts and the pain moved up to my ankleand it really hurts when i run.... matter of fact my coach told me not to for and now it has been 2 say and it still hurts. i have tried ice therpy and heat, it doesn t hurt that much when i walke up but when i start walking to the bus stop or to classes i noticed i am limping
Asked On : Mon, 18 Mar 2013
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I went through your complaints. If there is no infections and as you say that the pain is reduced with ice and heat therapy - probably it may be muscle sprain - which needs Elastocreepe bandage and complete rest along with the treatment you are already taking + foot elevation.
Better to add some pain killers and muscle relaxants. Strictly no practice of running for 30 to 45 days and after that slow starting as per the condition.
Meanwhile wear only chappals and no shoes
Best wishes
Answered: Sat, 27 Jul 2013
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