numb tingly toes after ride

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numb tingly toes after ride

Postby eeksll » Mon Feb 05, 2018 12:16 am

numb tingly toes after ride, cause for concern?

never noticed it before, same shoes / socks / pedals as past few years, noticed it 2-3 times this year.

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Re: numb tingly toes after ride

Postby RobertL » Mon Feb 05, 2018 10:07 am

I only ever get tingly toes if my shoes are too tight. That is, I've overtightened the straps. I just loosen them and the problem goes away.
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Re: numb tingly toes after ride

Postby grimbo » Mon Feb 05, 2018 11:42 am

RobertL wrote:I only ever get tingly toes if my shoes are too tight. That is, I've overtightened the straps. I just loosen them and the problem goes away.


Yes, same here. In summer I find my feet swell during a long ride and I'm loosening off every 10/15 ks.
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Re: numb tingly toes after ride

Postby ValleyForge » Mon Feb 05, 2018 12:34 pm

eeksll wrote:numb tingly toes after ride, cause for concern?

Just toes?
Any toes more affected? Both/one foot only?
Is there any associated foot pain?
What have you found eases the pain and how quickly does it work?
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Re: numb tingly toes after ride

Postby eeksll » Mon Feb 05, 2018 2:06 pm

ValleyForge wrote:
eeksll wrote:numb tingly toes after ride, cause for concern?

Just toes?
Any toes more affected? Both/one foot only?
Is there any associated foot pain?
What have you found eases the pain and how quickly does it work?


probably feel it more in the big toe, but I think also on smallest 3 toes.
Right foot only
No other pain.

Also I don't really feel it on the rides I feel it more in the evenings. Last time I felt it into the next day as well.

There is nothing I can think of doing to make the tingly sensation to go way quicker, suggestions welcome.

I do have wider feet and the shoe isn't a perfect fit, but I have been using these shoes and pedal combo for 5+ years. (as to the sock, I can only guess I have been using these socks for about 2 years)

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Re: numb tingly toes after ride

Postby ValleyForge » Mon Feb 05, 2018 11:28 pm

Hmm. There isn't an easy anatomical explanation, other than local pressure inside your shoe compressing the nerves within the foot.

Proximal nerve lesions (up higher right through to your brain) would likely produce a different distribution.

I'm guessing you don't have any loss of muscle power in the right leg/calf/ankle.
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Re: numb tingly toes after ride

Postby eeksll » Mon Feb 05, 2018 11:53 pm

ValleyForge wrote:I'm guessing you don't have any loss of muscle power in the right leg/calf/ankle.


none that i know of.

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Re: numb tingly toes after ride

Postby RhapsodyX » Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:20 pm

eeksll wrote:
ValleyForge wrote:I'm guessing you don't have any loss of muscle power in the right leg/calf/ankle.


none that i know of.


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Re: numb tingly toes after ride

Postby whitey » Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:47 pm

Check in with a podiatrist. If you have wide feet and tight shoes it may result in Morton’s Neuroma which can be nasty.

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Re: numb tingly toes after ride

Postby outnabike » Wed Feb 07, 2018 8:44 am

Many people have one foot bigger than the other, so no surprises there. I'm with the to tight theory. :)

But check also that the sole is not cracked in the cleat area and exerting a little unwanted pressure into the foot.

I like the shimano sandals in the summer. But mine are MTB cleats.
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Re: numb tingly toes after ride

Postby trailgumby » Wed Feb 07, 2018 12:58 pm

This guy does amazing things with shoes and cleats. You'll go "Say What is he doing?! :shock: " especially when he gets into muscle and proprioception testing, but the results speak for themselves.

http://fusionpeak.com.au/services/pedic ... nd-cleats/

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Re: numb tingly toes after ride

Postby eeksll » Wed Feb 07, 2018 3:02 pm

I'll take better note of how tight i do up the bottom two straps, although I never do them tight.

I read a story or mechanic cutting a slit in a pro cyclist shoes to make them fit. Wonder how long the shoe will last if I attempt that.

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Re: numb tingly toes after ride

Postby 10speedsemiracer » Wed Feb 07, 2018 5:31 pm

eeksll wrote:numb tingly toes after ride, cause for concern?

never noticed it before, same shoes / socks / pedals as past few years, noticed it 2-3 times this year.


This has happened to me in the past, but not cycling.

I had the same problem with football boots. Puma Kings no good, Nike no good (at all), finally ended up in wide fitment Adidas Beckenbauers, problem gone completely. Same thing if I wear the wrong basketball shoes. Results in my feet (specifically the right foot) becoming numb and tingly over the front 1/3. Went thru And1 and Converse shoes with the issue recurring until (in desperation) I tried a pair of my son's Adidas, problem gone.

I do have a wide foot with a very high arch.
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