Gradual onset 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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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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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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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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Mortons Neuroma - syndrome

Morton’s Neuroma

Morton’s neuroma or Morton’s syndrome is a compressed nerve in your forefoot, causing pain between the third and fourth toes. Here we explain the symptoms, causes, and treatment, as well as how to apply tape to relieve pain. Morton’s neuroma symptoms Symptoms typically include foot pain, often with pins and needles. Pain is located on …

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Extensor tendonitis

Extensor Tendonitis/Tendinopathy

Extensor tendonitis is inflammation of the extensor tendons which run along the top of the foot. It is an overuse injury which is common in runners, especially if your shoes do not fit properly, or are laced too tight. Here we explain the symptoms, causes, and treatment of extensor tendonitis and tendinopathy. Extensor tendonitis symptoms …

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Tarsal bones - tarsal coalition

Tarsal Coalition

Tarsal coalition is a fusion or sticking together of the tarsal bones in the foot. The tarsals are 7 bones located at the back of the foot. It is a congenital disease meaning you are born with it. Midfoot pain may appear in adolescents with this condition, but symptoms may not show until later in …

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Cuboid syndrome

Cuboid Syndrome

Cuboid syndrome occurs when the Cuboid bone in the foot partially dislocates. It often occurs in conjunction with peroneal tendonitis. Here we explain the symptoms, causes and treatment of Cuboid syndrome. Symptoms Symptoms are very similar to that of an ankle sprain and include: Pain on the outside of the foot when bearing weight. Many …

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