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Burning feet

05/14/2008

Question:

at the end of the day my feet burn if i ran that morning. Could this be peripheral neuropathy? If so, will continued running worsen the condition?

Answer:

Though the symptom you describe is one of the symptoms of peripheral neuropathy, only a health professional performing a thorough clinical exam is able to evaluate and diagnose you accurately. However, NetWellness may have some general information available that you can access through our search feature. Feel free to write back if you still have questions or need an explanation.

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Response by:

Mary  Laingen, MS, ATC Mary Laingen, MS, ATC
Assistant Athletic Trainer
School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
The Ohio State University