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Numbness on balls of foot and two toes

Almost everytime I use the eliptical or stationairy bike abou 10 - 15 min into wokout I get numbness in my right foot.
I have changed my running shoes twice and it doesn't make a difference. Sometimes it gets so bad that i have to cut my workout short.
Thoughts????


Fri. May 25, 4:21pm

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Pinched nerve somewhere, probably hips or back. A Reflexologist should be able to identify which one. Also, stretch before working out.

Friday, May 25, 2007, 4:31 PM

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No, this is pressure on the nerve that runs into the sole of the foot after it splits, to be so localized. Where this nerve splits is behind your ankle, but on the medial side (inside) of your foot. Make sure your shoe is not too tightly laced -- you should be able to stick your finger into your running shoe and tickle your arch a little bit. You might also try soft gel inserts in your shoes in case the nerve is being pressured in the ball of your foot. This will also have the advantage of raising your foot in the shoe. Or, you could try exercises that do not involve so much weight on the sole of your foot -- spinning, or rowing, for example.

Friday, May 25, 2007, 5:01 PM

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I get this a lot on the elliptical too. It's usually relieved if I switch positions every few minutes (stand of the balls of my feet, lean back on my heels.)

Friday, May 25, 2007, 5:36 PM

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Sorry, posted the relevant links on the wrong thread...
Here are two threads that cover the subject pretty well:

http://peertrainer.com/LoungeCommunityThread.aspx?ForumID=1&ThreadID=53116

http://peertrainer.com/LoungeCommunityThread.aspx?ForumID=1&ThreadID=39334


Friday, May 25, 2007, 6:28 PM

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Me too!

Oh my gosh! This exact thing has been happening to me on my right foot as well! I've tried relacing my shoes and readjusting my foot in the shoe, but nothing seems to help. Interesting!!!

Saturday, May 26, 2007, 12:30 AM

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i get the same thing in both feet, i can only stand to be on the elliptical for about 10 minutes by then i'm in real pain. i had my shoes custom fit for my feet and the way i walk and run, it kinda helps. i have a really high arch and instep, so i keep my laces loose over that part of my foot, that helps too. i also wiggle my toes and keep moving my feet around the pedals to put pressure in different places, that helps too... good luck!

Saturday, May 26, 2007, 12:54 AM

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Numbness on ball of foot and toes

I had this problem, I switched shoes, nothing - I went to a Chiropractor (sp?) he fixed it right up, problems in your feet and knees can start in your hip joints or lower back, getting everything aligned really helped. Make sure your not letting your knees flop around - try keeping directly over your foot as you move.

Saturday, May 26, 2007, 9:27 PM

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Ball of foot chiropractic nerve

I recently bought a new pair of shoes, wore them one day and in the middle of the night woke up with tremendous pain on the back of my heel. I stretched, drank a lot of water, and basically just limped around the last few days.

Monday, September 24, 2007, 1:24 PM

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Were they running / workout shoes or everyday shoes?

Monday, September 24, 2007, 1:32 PM

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they were men's dress shoes, nice ones ($500)

Monday, September 24, 2007, 1:42 PM

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I've had exactly this problem, too! It happens on the stairmaster and elliptical, but not while jogging on the treadmill. Weird!

Friday, October 05, 2007, 5:32 PM

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not wierd!!! This is the reason I HATE ellipticals, and I can't stand listening to people say they're the perfect workout machine.

As someone else mentioned, as per Chiro's, body allignment matters. Shoulder to hip to knee to ankle. Ellipticals almost ALWAYS put people out of allignement. Your shoulders should be over your hips- not leaning forward, noe leaning backward. Your knees should be below your hips- not rotating in bizarre circles putting extended strain on them in ways nature did NOT intend, and not out to the side in an abnormally wide stance, and your ankles, under your knees.

Exercising, putting strain on your body when it's out of allignment, is going to cause all kinds of problems, and other injuries and break down that hurts. Your body was designed for impact. It wasn't designed for artificial machines that put you in what is actually a contorted position.

If you're getting pain from an elliptical, STOP using it. Start walking. Walk at an incline. The Percieved rate of exhaustion on an elliptical is always higher than the *actual* rate of exhaustion. Lose weight safely- do it without the elliptical.

Friday, October 05, 2007, 7:11 PM

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Thanks for the info, 7:11!

The elliptical (a Precor) is indeed too wide for my hips/shoulder width, and I can't seem to find a comfy position for my feet. The stairmaster is better, but it still causes the numbness sometimes. The problem is at my gym we're limited to 20 mins on the treadmills if it's busy, because they're the most popular machine. So if ti's busy, then I'm left with stairmaster, elliptical, or either kind of cycle.

Sunday, October 07, 2007, 3:54 AM

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I have a really old pair of walking shoes that are wide width that have stretched out that I use on my elliptical (an Octane). I also lace them very loosely so they aren't tight. I last about an hour on my machine, but I went around to a bunch of stores to try out ellipticals and found one that's comfortable for my stride. I can only be on a LifeFitness machine for 15-30 minutes before being in great foot pain.

Monday, October 08, 2007, 10:09 AM

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