I ran full speed into a barbell with my left foot and was in severe pain thinking I actually broke a toe or two or something...I couldn't walk on it for a month and was unable at that time to get to a doctor due to travel.
Finally, as the pain subsided and I thought the "bone healed" or was healing, I noticed my foot is basically NUMB. I would say the whole top half of my entire foot is numb...not tingly...just not really with feeling.
I went to my doctor who x-rayed my foot and said there was NO broken bone. He said I must have done severe nerve damage and that can happen...and it may get worse, but NEVER any better....it is something I have to live with.
I was wondering if anyone knows if this is TRUE???
DO I now, for the rest of my life, have to live with a half-numb foot that I cannot feel really?? It is hard to "just slip on" a shoe...I can't really "feel" it to do it...and use my hand to "open" the shoe and get my foot in (not that I cannot bend my toes, I can).
Just seems so odd.
Thanks for any feedback. MY doc is a D.O. and I really really like him and think he's usually right on target....but am hoping on this one maybe he is wrong and I can restore feeling?? :D
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