Sudden onset foot pain

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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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Peroneus brevis tendon injury

Peroneus Brevis Tendon Injury

Peroneus brevis tendon injury is a strain (tear) or the peroneal tendon at the point it attaches to the outside of the foot. If the tendon tears, pulling a piece of bone away with it, this is known as an avulsion fracture. Here we explain the symptoms, causes, treatment and rehabilitation exercises. Peroneus brevis tendon …

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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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Jones fracture

Jones Fracture

Jones fracture is a fracture of the 5th metatarsal bone on the outside of the foot, at the end of the bone nearest the ankle. Overuse or turning the ankle can cause the fracture. The main symptom is a pain on the outside of the foot and difficulty in putting weight on it. Medical help …

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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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