For about 2 months i have had servere pain in both my left and right feet.
Right foot... When i extend my leg and pint my toe i get an horrific shooting pain in my big toe below the nail in a straight line. The toe is now numb.
Left foot.... When i extend my leg and attempt to turn my foot right, i get a horrid shooting pain in my 3rd and 4th toe.
I have also noticed that if i tounch the top of my foot even near my ankle i get a tugging pain in my toes.
I am aware that this is probably a nerve injury. I have started running. However, has anyone had something simular and how to relive it.. I keep excercising as that what the Doctor says is best, however, he could not even confirm if it was a nerve injury...
You get radiating pain only in foot or whole of the leg??and is it difficult or painful during running..I would advice you to seek neurologist opinion for detailed examination of nerves and also do an NCV/EMG of both feets to confirm nerve injury..This might have problems in the spine..so dont ignore...
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