Big toe pain

Broken toe

Broken Toe

Broken toes can be painful and usually occur as a result of severe impact or trauma. Stubbing your toe, or being stamped on are common causes of toe fractures. Symptoms Symptoms of a toe fracture include pain at which is felt instantly at the time of injury. Your toe may swell up quickly. Bruising may …

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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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Hallux Rigidus

Hallux Rigidus

Hallux Rigidus is a common cause of stiffness, pain, and inflammation of the MTP joint at the base of the big toe. Here we explain the symptoms, causes, and treatment. Hallux rigidus symptoms Initial symptoms include pain and stiffness at the base of the big toe (called the MTP joint) Pain is worse when walking. …

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Ingrown toenail

Ingrown Toenail

Ingrown toenail is also known as Onychocryptis. It is a common and frustrating cause of toe pain. Here we explain the signs, symptoms, causes, and treatment for ingrown toenails. Ingrown toenail symptoms It is usually the big toe or great toe that is affected. The sides of your nail will appear to grow downwards into …

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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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Dislocated Toe

Dislocated or fractured toes usually occur from direct trauma to the toe causing a severe sprain to the toe ligament with phalanges bones in the toe being displaced or fractured. There will be severe pain on impact and when trying to bend the toe. Seeing a doctor is recommended to ensure the bone is put …

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