Ball of foot pain

Turf toe

Turf Toe

Turf toe is a sprain of the joint at the base of the big toe, caused by a very vigorous upward bending of the big toe. Symptoms include sudden onset pain in the joint, with swelling and tenderness under the joint. Immediate first aid is to apply the PRICE principles of protection, rest, ice, compression, …

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Sesamoiditis

Sesamoiditis

Sesamoiditis is an inflammatory condition affecting the sesamoid bones of the 1st metatarsophalangeal joint causing pain in the forefoot. It is caused by overuse and repetitive impacts, particularly if there is an increase in weight on the forefoot, like in dancing. Pain will normally come on gradually and there will often be swelling and inflammation. …

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Bunion

A bunion (also known as hallux valgus) is a painful swelling on the inside of the big toe which 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. On this page: Symptoms Causes & anatomy Treatment Bunion taping …

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