When reading your question I'm a little confused. Plantar fasciitis is an inflammatory condition. Suddenly something feeling like a rubber band (I don’t know how else to describe it) moved back and forth all the way from my ankle to the outside of my knee. The tightness around my neck/throat comes and goes now. This is 7 months after operation. Dr. Jeffrey Kass answered. My swelling has really gone down. The bottom picture has the band around the front/top of the foot, just below the ankle joint, with resistance pull down and back. My ankles are slightly swollen, - Answered by a verified Doctor. Both my ankles feel as if there’s a tight band round them and I have tingling up the front of my shins and strange sensations under my feet as if I’m standing on bits of foam. Has happened about 3 or 4 times. Help? If the band is short, you have a high arch. I still suffer with tight band around foot. The plantar fascia works like a rubber band. Almost every clinic and gym has bags full of the bands, but no common guidance on their usage. The feeling is always there. 28 years experience Podiatry. There are two ways to do this, both pictured below. No-one has offered me … Took Nacro. I also have the feeling of large bands around the knees, but that doesn't really bother me. 1 doctor answer. It's been going on for a few months now. Horrible. It is painful & sometimes it feels like I'm wearing a numbing sock. It was a comforting type of pain, but very unusual. Regards Lyn _____ It is an odd and uncomfortable feeling, though not exactly painful. Suddenly, my ankle flexibility increased and pain diminished. what could this be? Place the band at the proper position Ankle not healing. knee mri, leg us and ddimer all negative. I feel like i have a rubber band around my extremities and head Rubber band like stool Rubber band feeling in knee Rubber band like feces Flank pain feels like rubber band ... Had ankle reconstruction. So here is the problem - I have numbness of both shins, and a feeling just above my ankles like a thin rubber band is wrapped tightly around them. I also had TKR and epidural in Public Hospital. Burning sensation and pain in foot. I stopped walking for a few seconds then slowly started walking again. have had pain in the same leg for months. I’ve complained to the GP for years now that if I kneel down with my feet out they go completely dead but now it’s spreading up my legs. It occurs in the plantar fascia, which is a band of tissue that runs along the bottom of your foot. It's only on one side & it feels like a rubber band is around the middle of my calf (about where trouser socks hit). It forms the arch of your foot and connects your heel to your toes. Xray and ultrasound showed plantar fasciitis, tendonitis and heel spur. feel like i have a rubberband around my ankle. I think you need: A good examination. Patiwack. I have a tight feeling around my ankles---like a one-inch band is strangling them. ... Wrist discomfort and very tender ankles. Having pain. Have had this for more than a year. The top picture shows the band around the back of the shin, parallel to the ground, and at the level of the Achilles tendon. Not exactly as you have described, but I often get a tight feeling around my leg that is like I am wearing one of those constriction bandages from ankle to thigh. Epidurals do help, but I'm not gonna do them just for this stupid pain. November 4, 2012 at 12:40 am; ... Every time with NO exception I lay down or sit with my feet up it feels exactly like I have a hundred rubber bands tightly on my feet from the base of my toes to about the middle of my foot. It's not a phantom pain. I have a tightness around my ankles like a one inch band. Weird "rubber band" feeling... - Scleroderma. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience on our website. 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