Category: Toe Pain

Ingrown Toenails are More than Uncomfortable

Ingrown toenails can become a real pain for your feet as the side of the nails can dig into the surrounding skin. This, as you can imagine, not only causes pain but also makes it difficult to participate in routine activities. Ingrown toenails can happen as a result of numerous problems, such as not trimming […]

Hammertoes Can Happen Because of a Stroke

Hammertoes are a potentially painful condition that can cause the large toes to bend at the middle joint in an abnormal manner and become rigid if they are not treated early on. Many understand that this condition is usually caused by improper footwear; however, most do not realize that it can also be caused by […]

Sports Injuries Can Have a Strong Offense

Foot injuries sustained by athletes may happen on a regular basis and are generally treated right away to prevent the significant loss of mobility. However, more people are now active and participating in sports to further their health goals and to expand their active lifestyles. Since these individuals are not likely to seek medical attention […]

Overlapping and Underlapping Toes

Our toes are prone to many types of deformities. One common form is a toe that overlaps or underlaps the toe next to it. This condition is unattractive but also can cause inflammation and pain. When the toe in the unnatural position rubs against the inside of the shoe, a blister, callus or corn or […]

What Is Causing Your Big Toe Pain?

If you have pain in your big toe, you know that it’s more than annoying. This type of pain can interfere with even the most basic movements – even just standing. Our big toes have big jobs too. They help keep us stable when we’re on our feet and help absorb the shock of walking […]

Shaquille O’Neal Suffered from Toe Bone Spurs

It took a very small problem to bring down a very big man. Shaquille O’Neal was recently inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, MA for his stellar career including 4 championships, 3 Finals MVP awards and 15 All-Star appearances. The Shaq clocks in at 7 feet 1 inch tall and […]