Numb Big Toe

I am 51 years old, healthy, reasonably fit and I do not have diabetes. I completed an 11 day backpacking trek last week at Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico. On the final day of the trek I had by hiking boots laced tight because we were going down steep, rocky trails. For the last few hours of the trek my left foot occasionally felt like it had gone to sleep. That night, several hours after removing my boots, I noticed that most of the big toe on my left foot was numb although it was warm to the touch and motor control of that toe seemed normal. I saw a medic at the clinic about this problem the next day. He advised that my condition was most likely due to compression of the nerves along the top of my foot by the boot and that it would clear up on it own. A week has now passed with no improvement in my numb toe condition. Should I be worried or does this condition take weeks to clear up?

Posted By Bernarddo on June 30, 2005 at 16:14:03:

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