ankle/top of foot pain

Dear Dr. Abrams,
I am a 26 year old female who for the last 2 years has had persistant foot and ankle pain. I have seen the podiatrist and he tells me he can't find anything wrong. I've had orthodics which haven't help because he said I have a high arch this didn't help allievate the pain.
My problem seems to be that when I said on my feet consistently (such as to cook dinner) my feet begin to hurt so bad that I have to sit in a bar stool to finish cooking. At this present time I am dealing with extreme ankle pain on my right foot. My ankle feels slightly swollen and is tender to the touch. I haven't twisted it so I know that can't be the problem. I have taken to wearing nursing shoes as they seem to help allievate some of the pain. Do you have any recommendations or suggestions for what may be causing this?

Posted By Tracy on February 05, 2005 at 23:54:42:

A silicone insert on the back of the Achillotrain leaves tendon pressure-free and provides intermittent compression for the reduction of swelling and edema.

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