Ball of foot pain

Sesamoiditis

Sesamoiditis

Sesamoiditis is of the small sesamoid bones under the base of the big toe. It is an overuse injury causing gradual pain in the forefoot. You are particularly at risk if you have had a sudden increase in forefoot weight bearing activities. Symptoms Symptoms of Sesamoiditis include gradual onset pain in the forefoot, especially when …

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Bunion

Bunion

A bunion (also known as hallux valgus) is a painful swelling on the inside of the big toe. It develops gradually over time. Often the big toe will look as if it is bent in towards the other toes or even can lie across them. Bunion symptoms Bunion pain develops gradually over time and becomes …

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Turf toe

Turf Toe

Turf toe is a sprain of the joint at the base of the big toe. It is caused by a very vigorous upward bending of the toe which tears, or stretches the ligament underneath the joint. Here we explain the symptoms, causes, treatment of Turf toe. Turf toe symptoms Symptoms include pain and swelling at …

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