Placing an icepack on the painful area for 20 minute intervals will help reduce swelling in that area. The easiest way to do this, if there are multiple areas on your foot that are hurting, is to freeze a plastic water bottle full of water and then proceed to roll your foot across it.

Brandt R Gibson, DPM
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Podiatrist, Neuropathy Doctor, Father of 11 and Founder of Mountain West Foot & Ankle Institute