Tingle Toes?

Foot numbness is most often caused by a compressed nerve. The nerves that cause sensation in your foot and ankle can get trapped between bones or soft tissue. Because the nerve is compressed, it’s unable to send the correct signals to your brain from your skin and soft tissue. Nerve compression can make your foot feel like it’s on “pins and needles,” or it can make your foot completely lose sensation.

Products That Help


Help circulation with compression socks. Make sure that the sock is not too tight as you want to increase blood flow, not impede it!


Most of the time the foot can go numb due to ill fitting footwear. Make sure you have a trained professional compete a stride analysis and fit you for proper footwear.


One of the nerves that goes to your feet goes through your calf. Make sure your calf muscles do not get too tight.


Foot rubs is an amazing, cheap massage that you can put under your desk at work. Help increase blood flow and relax the foot with a small Foot Rubz ball.

Advice That Helps

Dr PeteKC North Spine and Joint North
Numb feet can be as simple as improper footwear or as bad as diabetic neuropathy. Be sure that you are both getting proper advice on your footwear and staying up to date on your health with your doctor.
Dr LaurenKC North Spine and Joint
Shoes are a necessary part of life, but they can make the foot muscles “lazy” and this can lead to odd symptoms in the feet, like burning, tingling, or numbness. Waking up the foot muscles with barefoot balance exercises, rolling a small ball on the bottom of the foot, and various toe exercises can help normalize the sensations in your feet.
Dr JustinKC North Spine And Joint
One of the big nerves that goes down to your feet travels underneath your calves and can be aggravated by tight calves. So making sure to keep good calf flexibility by stretching can help improve and prevent numbness and tingling in the feet.
Dr JordanKC North Spine And Joint
Improper length of shoe or improper width of shoe can stress the foot in such a way as to cause numbness in the feet or toes. Getting proper advice on athletic footwear is important, but also pay attention if your work or casual shoes are making your symptoms worse.
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