10 Foot Cramps Symptoms

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Pins and Needles

Commonly, pins and needles aren't caused by conditions. For instance, wearing shoes that are too tight or restricting blood flow to the feet can lead to cramping, and once the shoes or restrictions are removed, the sensation will go away.

However, when there is no apparent cause for the cramping and pins and needles, it's important to see a medical professional. Conditions, including nerve damage, caused by diseases, such as diabetes mellitus, or injuries could cause discomfort.1‘Hand or Foot Spasms: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia.’ MedlinePlus - Health Information from the National Library of Medicine, medlineplus.gov/ency/article/003194.htm

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