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by ricecracker
Tue Oct 10, 2006 10:57 am
Forum: Sciatica and Leg Pain
Topic: Foot pain and sciatica
Replies: 5
Views: 3183

I'd really like to encourage you to jump right in and experiment with Dean's exercises and stretches. No one knows your body better than you. Just do what you can, until it begins to hurt, then back off. That goes for walking too. When it starts to hurt your foot while walking ... it's time to get ...
by ricecracker
Tue Oct 10, 2006 10:29 am
Forum: Sciatica and Leg Pain
Topic: Newcomer with questions and need of support/hope
Replies: 12
Views: 4686

from what i've read, most people with sciatica are fine in a month or so. hope you fall in that category. since you don't have a history of back problems, you are probably better off than most of us here. I am hoping that I am one of the 95 percent my doctor quoted who get better in a short period ...
by ricecracker
Sun Oct 08, 2006 7:58 pm
Forum: Sciatica and Leg Pain
Topic: Foot pain and sciatica
Replies: 5
Views: 3183

Many thanks again for taking the time to answer my questions, Randolph--you're awesome. I think that I will go back to my doctor for further questions and examination. You see, I have the nagging suspicion (hopefully that is all it turns out to be) that I may have injured my foot separately (plantar...
by ricecracker
Sun Oct 08, 2006 2:48 pm
Forum: Sciatica and Leg Pain
Topic: Foot pain and sciatica
Replies: 5
Views: 3183

Foot pain and sciatica

Hello, I posted in the introduction and I have additional concerns about my foot. Although my back bothers me intermittently (it hasn't really bothered me today), when I try to walk around, my left foot hurts, right where the arch is and above where there's that little ball. Is this typical? It is r...
by ricecracker
Sun Oct 08, 2006 11:19 am
Forum: Sciatica and Leg Pain
Topic: Newcomer with questions and need of support/hope
Replies: 12
Views: 4686

Randolph, Thanks for taking the time to read my post and most especially for your thoughtful and encouraging reply. Also, thank you for your understanding. I truly appreciate it. Yes, I did give birth to my girl, and it was the best day of my life in spite of the pain. I just wanted to say that I am...
by ricecracker
Sun Oct 08, 2006 2:31 am
Forum: Sciatica and Leg Pain
Topic: Newcomer with questions and need of support/hope
Replies: 12
Views: 4686

hello everyone, I am grateful to have found this site and now appreciate how sciatica affects many people. Like many of you I have led an active life. I am a mom to a wonderful, beautiful little girl whom I love more than life itself, and she has kept me busy from the day she was born. My pain start...