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Tarsal bones - tarsal coalition

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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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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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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Navicular stress fracture

Navicular Stress Fracture

A Navicular stress fracture is one of the most common stress fractures affecting athletes, especially those in explosive events such as sprinting and jumping. It causes vague aching pain in the midfoot. Navicular stress fracture symptoms Symptoms of a navicular stress fracture include a poorly localized ache in the midfoot which gets worse with exercise. …

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