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Tarsal bones - tarsal coalition

Midtarsal Joint Sprain

A midtarsal joint sprain is an injury to one or more of the ligaments holding the tarsal bones is the middle of the foot together. The exact location of pain will depend on the affected ligament. It is rare, but can occur in gymnastics, footballer, and jumping sports. Symptoms of a midtarsal joint sprain The …

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Metatarsals - Metatarsalgia

Metatarsalgia

Metatarsalgia can be a bit of an umbrella term used to cover any forefoot pain, particularly metatarsal pain. Usually, the term refers to inflammation which occurs in the joints between the metatarsal bones in the foot and phalanges bones of the toes. The pain is normally gradual and makes the bottom of the ball of …

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Metatarsal Stress Fracture

A metatarsal stress fracture is a hairline fracture in one of the long metatarsal bones in the foot. They occur through overuse or poor foot biomechanics. The second metatarsal is the bone most commonly injured. On this page: Symptoms Causes Treatment Metatarsal stress fracture symptoms Symptoms of a metatarsal stress fracture include: Pain in the …

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Lisfrancs injury fracture

Lisfrancs Injury

Lisfranc’s injury is a dislocation or fracture in the midfoot area. It occurs in the joint where the short metatarsal bones meet the long bones in the foot. Swelling on the top of the foot and pain when weight is placed on the foot are the main symptoms. This foot injury is very rare but …

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Gout

Gout

Gout is a form of arthritis caused by a build-up of uric acid within the body, which is a waste product of metabolism. It is more common in men aged 40-60 and symptoms normally appear suddenly. Pain, swelling, and itchiness in the big toe joint can indicate the presence of this condition. Gout Symptoms Symptoms …

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Navicular stress fracture

Navicular Stress Fracture

A Navicular stress fracture is one of the most common stress fractures affecting athletes, especially those in explosive events such as sprinting and jumping. It causes vague aching pain in the midfoot. Navicular stress fracture symptoms Symptoms of a navicular stress fracture include a poorly localized ache in the midfoot which gets worse with exercise. …

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