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Discussion: Foot bruise

in: veinbuster; veinbuster > 2016-07-04

Jul 5, 2016 1:44 AM # 
Have you loosened up you shoes?
I had some bruising issues with my strappy ones but haven't had that issue yet with the dial shoes
Jul 5, 2016 10:04 AM # 
They might not have been dialled quite right. The bruise is right where the wires cross on the lower dial. I'll wear the straps for a couple of days and go back to them when the bruise settles down. I hadn't had trouble with them before.
Most likely there was a little bunch up in the foot compression right there.
Jul 5, 2016 11:57 AM # 
I ignored a similar foot pain for about 90 minutes during our Killarney Loop trek. When I adjusted the laces, the pain didn't go away so I figured it was bruised. Oh well. When I finished, there was a little calcified lump that caused pain for weeks. The chiro said it might not go away but fortunately it did. I now take my shoe lacing much more seriously!
Jul 5, 2016 2:53 PM # 
I'm usually pretty careful, but gave the added complication of getting about 3bar of compression distributed just right over my foot. Some days I just say 'good enough', and that is ok to go to the mall, or drive around, even a 'normal' two hour bike ride.

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