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Swelling in Foot Joint

My mom is having swelling in foot joint and having pain. Weight is 85kg and she start walking for almost 1km from last 10 days to reduce weight but she is having pain in foot joint and swelling after that and difficulty to walk because of swelling. Could you please suggest what need to be done to reduce swelling and pain.
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Dr. Chethan R S Bangalore | General Physician
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Hello there......., The treatment for swollen feet and ankles depends on the underlying cause.. For many people, simply raising their feet above their heart or simply getting off their feet regularly during the day will reduce or eliminate the swelling. However, for many other people, treatment of the underlying cause of the swelling is required.... Maintain a healthy weight. Being overweight also increases the foot swelling....
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