EXPLORATORY FOOT SURGERY??

HI I HOPE SOMEONE CAN HELP I HAVE SUFFERED FROM HEEL PAIN FOR OVER A YEAR NOW. I HAVE HEEL PAIN ALSO I HAVE BURNING PAIN ON THE INSIDE OF MY FOOT UNDER THE ANKLE.SOMETIMES MY BIG TOE AND THE TOE NEXT TO IT GOES NUMB. I HAVE BEEN SEEING A PODIATRIST FOR 8 MONTHS. I HAVE DONE PHYSICAL THERAPY, CORTIZONE 2 SHOTS AND A NERVE BLOCK. I HAVE ALSO BEEN IN A WALKING CAST FOR 4 WEEKS ALL WITH NO REAL RESULTS. WE DISCUSSED TARSEL TUNNEL,NEROUMA,PLANTER FACITIS,NERVE INTRAPMENT. NOW I AM TOLD THAT ON MY FOLLOW UP VIST, IF I AM STILL IN PAIN HE WILL PREFORM SURGERY. I SAID IF YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT IS WRONG HOW CAN YOU OPERATE HIS RESPONCE WAS " IT WILL BE EXPLORATORY" HE ALSO TOLD ME IF I WENT TO ANOTHER DOCTOR AND THE WERE ABLE TO PIN POINT WHAT WAS WRONG THAT THEY WOULD BE LYING. IS THIS A NORMAL RESPONCE SHOULD I BE CONCERNED?? PLEASE HELP I AM AT MY WITS END WITH ALL THIS PAIN.


Posted By CRYSTAL on November 05, 2004 at 15:39:52:

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