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Left Foot Dorsal Pain
9/21 15:04:57

Dr. Marc Katz,
  I am a tennis addict and play all the time.  I over extended my left in-step and soon after I developed intense pain of the Extensor Digitorum Longus and Extensor Digitorum Brevis of my left foot.  Besides the RICE method what other treatment would you recommend?  At the moment I can hartly walk on my left foot because of the pain.  
Thank you,

Hi Jesse,

With your activities, I would recommend a custom orthotic device for better foot support, function and stability.  I would see a podiatrist.  In addition, I would look into some stretching exercises and strengthening that would help and your podiatrist can help with that also.  You must be good to your feet.


Marc Katz, DPM
Tampa, FL
Advanced Podiatry

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