Tingling in the feet is a common concern. Often the feet may also feel numb and painful. The feeling should go away when you move.
Q For two years I have had a constant tingling in my right foot. It is most severe when I have been on my feet a lot, or have been walking. I am in my sixties, but am in fairly good shape; orthotics have not helped, and a neurological test has shown nothing.
Metatarsalgia is a type of pain that occurs in the ball of the foot, also called the metatarsal region. The pain can range from mild to severe and often gets worse when you stand or move. It is sometimes described as a burning or aching sensation and you may have shooting pains, tingling or numbness in your toes.
Numb feet are a common problem, characterised by a decrease or complete loss in sensation in the foot. Often, foot numbness nothing to worry about and may be as simple as a slightly squashed nerve from sitting awkwardly. But in some cases, it can indicate a more serious underlying medical problem.
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Medically reviewed by Drugs. Last updated on May 13, A Morton's neuroma is a benign noncancerous swelling along a nerve in the foot that carries sensations from the toes.
Peripheral neuropathy — damage to your peripheral nerves — is a condition Canadian Certified Pedorthists see frequently as it can have a significant impact on the health of your feet and your mobility. Individuals who have peripheral neuropathy are at increased risk of falling as the lack of sensation, loss of coordination and muscle weakness make it more difficult to move around safely. Left unnoticed a small rub, blister or nick can quickly become a difficult to treat wound.