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Nightmares and daymares of foot pain

Mar 11, 2017 9:50 PM

Usually its my right foot that hurts since it was broken much worse, but this afternoon my left foot started hurting to the point of not wanting to put any weight on it. Now its swollen right on the ankle and my whole ankle/ left side of left foot is hurting.

Mar 12, 2017 12:31 AM

Oh no 2sweet2b4gotten that's awful, have you tried hot and cold compresses? Make sure your leg is elevated above your heart so the swelling goes down (sorry if you already know this).

Sometimes when you have pain and swelling in one leg/foot you try to protect it and try not to put much weight on it and start to use the other leg/foot more heavily and try to protect the other leg/foot, like when your standing you lean more on left foot, so then the added pressure on the good side (your left leg/foot) causes pain and swelling on that side as well....most of the time it's done subconsciously!
I'm not sure what will help other than your normal meds, elevate your leg so the swelling goes down.

Sending you positive vibes and warm healing hugs xx

Mar 12, 2017 1:52 PM

My ankle area is still sore, putting weight on it to try to walk if off didn't help much. The knot is precisely where the stiffness is and I DO NOT WANT TO TWIST IT AT ALL. I'm assuming thats how I hurt it was from twisting it. Thanks ❤

Mar 13, 2017 3:22 AM

2sweet I really wish there was something more that could help you 😟
It's soo frustrating knowing what's going on but not being able to do anything 😡

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