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Big problems for big toe joints

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May 13, 2019

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D. B. Richardson
May 30, 2019

Ms. Godman: Thank you for this article. Sorry to be off-topic, but I read your August 08, 2017 article on eye floaters & I wonder, did your Weiss ring floater ever go away? I hope it did. I’ve just developed what appears to be a Weiss ring myself (at age 57, not uncommon), and I’m hoping it will resolve. Best wishes to you always….

Heidi Godman
June 04, 2019

Thank you kindly for asking! Unfortunately, the floater continues to blur my vision. Just like chronic pain can become a constant companion for some people, my floater has become a regular part of daily life. It’s bothersome at times, but mostly (as the doctor predicted) I have gotten used to it. I am very sorry to hear about your diagnosis! Thank you again for your message.

Jennie
May 25, 2019

My doctor recommended I try a local podiatrist, who was having success with non-surgical methods of treating bunion pain. He designed a set of orthotics to go into my shoes, which has a small hole beneath the bunion … this allows my foot to expand down rather than out the side, which causes pain. I was sceptical, but happy to try anything to delay/avoid surgery. It’s been amazing! I rarely have pain any more.

Reagan
May 15, 2019

This really helped me to cure my toes joint pain. Thanks for the detailed information

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