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tomPietrowskiHave you had your boots fit? For Reynauds its super important to ensure good blood flow. Warm blood in the feet will at least offer some help even though you will still probably be on the colder side. To encourage good blood flow you want to be using some sort of insole, preferably a custom option. This will help support your foot in a more neutral position in the boot which will make shell work easier which ill come onto. It will also help even out the pressure on the lower foot. Lots of people can get numb toes or burning in the ball of the foot because when they ski a significant amount of weight is placed on the ball of the foot. A well made footbed can help support the arch and weight the heel better which in turn spreads the pressure along the hole foot.
The other important factor is having a shell which does not constrict the foot which could in turn restrict blood flow. There are simple ways boot fitters can asses the shell on the foot doing a shell check. From here adjustments can be made by molding or punching and stretching.
You can also try heated options. Heating elements can be added to footbeds, but I don't like this option as it messes up the footbed and you have to cut the liner. Heated socks are good and can be used outside of ski boots or you can even get heated liners. K2 having a number of heated boots for example including the Recon 120.
Hopefully that gives you some ideas of what to try.
LazylightningAnyone on here have reynauds and have any advice? My toes go numb almost every time I ski even if it's not that cold and I'm not really sure what to do
SavageBiffI have this , my whole foots cold except for the months of July and august
When I ski my feet go so numb it’s hard to differentiate pain and cold until they warm up a few minutes later.
Recently my boots where pushing my toes together, even tho the last was ok , my foot was “getting wider” bc I needed an arch support , I got custom footbed which helped with both pain and warmth.
I had the boot board ground 1.5mm which helped a lil more, my feet get cold, but don’t go numb or experience considerable pain now on top of the big toe metatarsal.
Ive got a lil pain/tightness where ankle meets foot so I’m looking for a solution to that next
Find or even travel to a good fitter don’t settle for mediocre for local. the guys who are good at this are masters and just have a natural understanding for this stuff.
LazylightningVery good advice, glad I may not have to just endure this. I'm definitely gonna hit up Larrys and see what I can do
SavageBiffG luck man I know what it’s like.
Even at 33ish degrees
id take my boots off and after a minute or two , the toes would tingle, then bang! Pain..
It’s def better than what I began with
LazylightningPisses me off extra because I'm 19, this shouldn't be happening to me lol