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Saturday, October 11, 2008 Lyn, Community Member, asks

Q: what is the best pain medication for foot pain?

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lainyw, Community Member
10/12/08 8:27am

I have heel spurs and I found a few tricks that help. One is to fill a water bottle, 16oz and then freeze. To help with inflammation roll the bottle with your foot. Also I live in Arizona and wear flip- flops, they are terrible for your feet. There is no support, so I have found sandals and shoes with good arch supports. You can also buy supports to insert in shoes. Hope this helps some.. lainyw

Liz, Community Member
10/12/08 1:29am

What kind of foot pain?

SHEILA CARVER, Community Member
5/ 6/09 12:17am

After several years of feet pain, prescription orthodics, night splints, physical therapy (water and land) the only way I could get relief from the foot pain was epidural injections in my lower back.  The injections are a series of 3, a week apart.   I had very good success with them and just completed my third time of injections, 2007, 2008 and recently in 2009.

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By Lyn, Community Member— Last Modified: 06/12/13, First Published: 10/11/08