Frequent problems Foot Forefoot

Diabetic foot : symptoms and treatments

Diabetic foot : symptoms and treatments

Diabetic foot develops as a result of the neuropathy that comes with poorly managed diabetes. When blood sugar levels are excessively high for an extended length of time, it impairs a person's neurological system. The injury results in a lack of sensation in the lower limbs, among other things. Peripheral neuropathy is the medical term…

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Joint wear and tear : symptoms and treatments

Joint wear and tear : symptoms and treatments

Joint wear and tear is commonly associated with aging, although it can also be caused by other factors. Joint degeneration is a complex process that can be impacted by a mix of reasons. However, when it comes to joint damage, a small set of pathologies account for the vast majority of instances recorded. Let's take…

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Big toe osteoarthritis (Hallux rigidus)

Big toe osteoarthritis (Hallux rigidus)

Osteoarthritis of the big toe is a degenerative condition that causes joint hardening and a progressive loss of mobility, which may be quite painful. The most prevalent type of joint deterioration is osteoarthritis. The metatarsophalangeal joint of the big toe is affected by hallux rigidus. If the big toe osteoarthritis is not treated, the front…

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Big toe fracture : symptoms and treatments

Big toe fracture : symptoms and treatments

The hallux, commonly known as the big toe, is an important part of the lift and mobility that the foot offers to the body. The hallux, together with the heel and fifth toe of the foot, provides strong support for a person standing. When the big toe fractures, the entire stability of the posture is…

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Functional hallux limitus

Functional hallux limitus

Normally, the big toe has a limited range of motion. However, a joint obstruction can occasionally induce knee discomfort, heel pain, and ankle sprains. This is known as hallux limitus. Without therapy, functional hallux limitus can progress to hallux rigidus, a potentially crippling type of big toe osteoarthritis. Learn about the symptoms, causes, and treatments…

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Sesamoiditis : symptoms and treatments

Sesamoiditis : symptoms and treatments

The inflammation of the sesamoid bones under the metatarsal head near the big toe is known as sesamoiditis. This plantar condition, which is more frequent among dancers and runners, produces discomfort and limits movement flexibility. Although sesamoiditis is relatively simple to cure on its own, it is critical to detect the warning symptoms before it…

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The bunionette (quintus varus)

The bunionette (quintus varus)

The bunionette, also known as quintus varus or tailor's bunion, is a toe deformity caused by a deformation of the 5th metatarsal bone. Mirroring the bunion of the foot (hallux valgus), the bunionette causes a deviation of the last toe that makes it difficult to put on the shoe. This foot condition, if not treated…

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Clubfoot : symptoms and treatments

Clubfoot : symptoms and treatments

Clubfoot is either a congenital malformation or a prenatal deformity that develops during the child's development. The so-called idiopathic clubfoot affects the structures of the foot directly, despite the fact that it is normally well-managed. As a result, it is likely to repeat on a regular basis. It's thus critical to keep an eye out…

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Foot capsulitis : symptoms and treatments

Foot capsulitis : symptoms and treatments

Foot capsulitis is a type of metatarsalgia in which the joint capsule of the metatarsal bones is inflamed. Although it is more prevalent in the shoulder, knee, or elbow, it is probable that it might also happen in the foot. Let's look at what causes foot capsulitis, how to cure it, and what symptoms it…

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Foot deformities : symptoms and treatments

Foot deformities : symptoms and treatments

Even healthy feet are susceptible to trauma and the accompanying damage. What about foot deformities, though? In fact, under the required circumstances, any foot can develop a deformity. Let's take a look at some of the disorders that might cause misshapen feet, as well as some of the treatment options available. The various foot deformities…

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Diabetic foot ulcer : symptoms and treatments

Diabetic foot ulcer : symptoms and treatments

Diabetes is a chronic disease that affects the body's essential organs, epidermis, and musculoskeletal components. As a result, poorly regulated blood glucose levels frequently result in the development of a plantar lesion that is diagnosed as a diabetic foot ulcer. Although ulcers are a common consequence of diabetes, they can be avoided. Here are the…

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Foot blisters : symptoms and treatments

Foot blisters : symptoms and treatments

Blisters are a watery lesion that occurs when the skin of the foot is exposed to friction or irritating pressure. While it is common knowledge that wearing new shoes causes blisters, other factors can also influence the development of blisters. Let's learn about the symptoms, causes, and treatments for persistent foot blisters. Blister symptoms When…

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Foot arthritis : symptoms and treatments

Foot arthritis : symptoms and treatments

Whether due to premature joint degeneration or a disease of the immune system, foot arthritis is a very uncomfortable condition. Arthritis is usually characterized by musculoskeletal pain accompanied by day-to-day difficulties in mobility. Joints like knees, hips and ankles are particularly vulnerable to this condition. Currently, there is no single medical solution that completely cures…

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Plantar fissures : symptoms and treatments

Plantar fissures : symptoms and treatments

Plantar fissures appear mainly on the heel and forefoot. They occur as a result of pressure on the soles of the feet.  Thus, it is not altogether wrong to associate plantar fissures with other dermatological foot problems like corns and calluses.  Nevertheless, plantar fissures can be distinguished from these dermatoses, particularly by the locations where…

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Cavus foot : symptoms and treatments

Cavus foot : symptoms and treatments

Unlike the flat foot, which is intended to be supple and flattened, cavus foot is excessively arched and rigid. This foot problem is characterized by a pronounced curvature from the top of the secondary foot to the plantar arch that is very high.  It is also possible to observe a tightening between the heel and…

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Morton’s neuroma : symptoms and treatments

Morton’s neuroma : symptoms and treatments

Neuroma Do you suffer from foot pain that resembles electric shocks in the forefoot, followed by numbness in your toes? If you experience this, it can be symptoms caused by neuroma, also known as Morton’s neuroma. This problem is due to a thickening of the nerves located between the toes, as a result of compression…

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Metatarsalgia : symptoms and treatments

Metatarsalgia : symptoms and treatments

Do you ever get a pain in the foot that makes you feel like you have needles or pebbles in your shoes? If so, you may have metatarsalgia. This is what we call the pain in the area of ​​the foot sole, between the arch of the foot and the toes. If you have metatarsalgia,…

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Hammer toe : symptoms and treatments

Hammer toe : symptoms and treatments

Do you ever feel pain in your toes? Are you afraid the contracture will get progressively worse? If you answered yes, you may be suffering from hammer toe. Hammer toes, claw toe or mallet toe are characterized by a contracture of the toe. The curvature of the affected toes gives the impression that your toes…

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Foot bunion (hallux valgus)

Foot bunion (hallux valgus)

Is it difficult to walk on your foot because of a deformity in the big toe area? Is your big toe extending from the base due to the same deformity? Do you have pain and inflammation in your joints? If this is the case, consult a podiatrist right away because you most likely have a…

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Corns, calluses and severe corns

Corns, calluses and severe corns

Corns, calluses and severe corns are formations of dead flesh under the feet. They can be embarrassing for people when they walk or exercise. Often, people with delicate feet tend to suffer more. However, this foot problem is easily treated. Corns, calluses, severe corns: how do they differ? It is common for an individual to…

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