Does anyone get an electric shock like pain under their foot?

Does anyone get an electric shock like pain under their foot?

I can be sitting down and I get this strange pain in the middle of my foot underneath. I get a similar pain in my wrist sometimes too but am not sure what is causing it.

A MySpondylitisTeam Member said:

@A MySpondylitisTeam Member Nolan - Hi Girlchick - I get 'em too! Those electric sharp pain STABS in the heel of my foot straight back up my ankle and leg - they come outta NOWHERE and feel like someone struck a railroad spike UP the center of my heel with a 5 lb tack hammer! They can also feel like a rash of sharp prickly pins in my toes and across the ball of my feet that hit so hard - they'll take your breath away for a moment! Thankfully they don't last long or I wouldn't be able to stand them at all!

I get raised bumpy "sunburn" rashes that look and FEEL "sunburned" on my feet and legs - sometimes on my neck, across my chest & arms as well - ALL attributed to nerve damage from Diabetic Neuropathy - They usually only happen when I'm in severe pain flares.

Realize with any or multiple inflammatory process{es} like fibro & Itis'es - our brain's and central nervous systems are always set on STUN - and get crossed and seriously amped UP pain "signals". The severe "rash" and sunburn sensations as my neuro explained after my 2nd ACDF surgery - was my body's "hysterical reaction" to being in severe {post-op} pain! They see this condition with pettichiae more in babies - who can't TELL you how much pain they're in.

I also have Reyes Syndrome in BOTH feet and hands that was diagnosed a year or so back when I developed weird blue toes with blistery looking specks - when my doc all but jumped BACK after touching my fingers in both my hands and feet feeling like ICE cubes!

I started taking L-Arginine -1000 mgs daily that helps tremendously with circulation especially in the lower extremities. I also have to keep my feet WARM and wear compression hose every single day - even in our crazy HOT summers so my feet and ankles don't swell up like pontoons! Magnesium seems to help with that and sciatica too - I say that because they've been less frequent and swelling is a LOT easier to control.

That swelling is yet another reason for my power everything wheelchair with tilt and recline features - NOW I get WHY anyone would need to recline in a wheelchair! That thing can recline so far back my toes are pointing at the ceiling on days when nothing seems to help the swelling go down.

Hope your situation gets better for you Love - We're ALL right there with ya in that mystery new symptom boat! Hugs - Teri

edited, originally posted 23 days ago
A MySpondylitisTeam Member said:

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I agree 100%, humor(of any form) has saved me so many times I've lost count. As well as the little thing's: a flower, an orange tree, a bird chirping in the yard, a dog's distant bark...

Even my medical team agrees with the humor no matter what type. My doctor tells me it is extremely healthy to destress and humor helps hugely.

May you ladies and everyone else on this wonderful site have a well and beautiful day with a better tomorrow!

posted 21 days ago
A MySpondylitisTeam Member said:

I started getting random (when I stepped down just right) shooting nerve pain from mid foot up thru the bottom of my 4th toe. It was diagnosed as Morton's neuroma, thickening of the nerve sheath that feels like stepping on a pebble to some people. I got a cortisone injection and the sharp pain was lessened to a dull nerve sensation.

posted 23 days ago
A MySpondylitisTeam Member said:

Raynard syndrome you need too be sure you keep your hand warm outdoors also tell your Dr it can be serious please have it checked out

posted 23 days ago
A MySpondylitisTeam Member said:

Humor is medicine in good times and in sick times I love nature water steams I lived in FL a long time but when I got cancer they sent me too Winston Salem NC roberic surgery they couldn't save the kidey but saved my life so for the past few years I've moved to VA I'm ok but miss FL the nature there is amazing this winter has been ok but the is hard on me anyway find little things too make you smile I love too listen too babies giggle pets that do thing that just crack me up parrotts are funny too the talking one dancing all have a blessed day life is worth living you got sick you got this get on with the art of living

posted 19 days ago
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