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Numbness in both feet
9/21 15:06:21

Over the last three weeks while playing 5-a-side soccer both feet have become numb , the numbness travels up to just past my ankles on both feet it's like running with lead weights . I'm starting to worry because I'm 35 and played 5 & 11-a-side soccer for some time and I've had nothing like this before happen to me . Can you help ?

HI Paul,

It is common when playing sports to compress the nerves of the feet.  I would look into a different pair of shoes and make sure that you are not lacing too tight.  The are of the toes should have plenty of room.  If the numbness does not resolve I would see a podiatrist.

Sorry for the delay in answering.


Marc Katz, DPM
Tampa, FL
Advanced Podiatry

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