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Foot and Toe Problems

Also known as Club Foot, Corns, Flat Feet, Hallux Rigidus, Heel Problems, Metatarsalgia, Morton's Neuroma, Toe Problems

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  • OPTIONS FOR NON-UNION 5TH METATARSAL FRACTURE?

    Hoping someone has had a similar experience and might be able to give me some advice! Over 4 months ago I broke my 5th metatarsal......I went to the local hospital, was told I needed to see the ortho surgeon, waited 5 hours, then sent home with a boot, no instruction and didn't see the ortho.  2...

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  • Heel numbness, tingling, crackling noise...

    (Also posted on General Health) Alright, so here I am again, freaking out over something that's supposedly going to kill me. Yesterday night, I noticed my heels would tingle and go numb if I sat on them for too long. No biggie, happens all the time. Went to bed and when I woke up, I noticed my heel...

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  • Foot's middle finger problem

    Hi,  For last 10 or 12 years my right foot's middle finger has the developed a cover/layer on top (i don't know how to explain the name/i am attaching a picture) which is very painful at times especially while walking due to the friction caused by top of the shoe and the finger. I also...

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  • For all those suffering with Morton’s neuroma - my struggles

    I keep reading everyone problems with Morton's neuroma so I thought I would relate my storey, in the hope that it may help others. I live in teh states but I'm sure you can find the same treatments closer to you. When I went on a ski trip with my family about eight years ago, I ended up in the...

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  • Go barefoot for flat feet???!!!!

    Injured posterior tibial tendon 6 mos ago. It caused my arches to drop. Now I have flat feet. Got orthothics but I hear the only weaken your feet more? I’m starting to feel pain in sandals and that’s not good. Should I slowly ditch this orthothic for walking barefoot agsin in my house and start using...

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  • Dislocation Pain In The Big Toe Joint

    I've had a problem with the joint of which my big toe connects with the main foot. As a kid I would often squat down when really doing anything. I would have the heel of my right foot supporting my behind while my toes would be bet upwards touching the ground. Recently when my right big toe is bent...

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  • CALCANEAL OSTEOTOMY & TENDON TRANSFER....HELP?

    Hi everyone, I had a L calcaneal +cuneiform osteotomy, tendon transfer and achille's lengthening for my flat feet on 28.7.17 and I am in an aircast boot, I have been told to transition from the boot to without the boot, I have started walking around the house without the boot but its still so...

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  • Mid foot fusion.

    Hiya. I had a mid foot fusion 2 weeks ago now. I am really struggling with non weight bearing. Has anyone else dealt with this please. I am crying with frustration. My husband and I are very keen walkers and it is really hard not being able to get out and about under my own steam. look forward to hearing...

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  • Is this morton's neuroma?

    I first noticed a numbness on the bottom of 2 of my toes (3rd and 4th) about 8 months ago.  I then soon noticed a burning sensation.....like walking on a pebble, on the ball of my foot......and both of these conditions have stayed with me ever since, although at times I am less conscious of it than...

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  • Libby 4 months after subtaler joint fusion

    I had ankle fusion in  late June. I am still having pain and stiffness walking without boot and only need crutches sometimes . I am having physio once a week  still in pain . It is when I have been resting and then start to walk it is painfull for the first few steps is this normal 

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  • Toe injury wound treatment? Serious or home job (Photo)

    Hi, so I stubbed my toe last night pretty hard and as you can see I've cut open the crease under my small toe. The cut is small but pretty deep and took quite a while to stop bleeding. I'm pretty sure stitches aren't an option because of its location but after cleaning it I couldn't get...

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  • Pain

    I broke my metatarsal around 8 years ago and it didn't heal properly , but it seemed fine , I went abroad in Sept and had a medical massage , BUT she pulled each toe and twisted, She got to the old broken one and twisted which made a loud popping noise, since then I have pain under the toe in the...

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  • 5th Metatarsal Fracture

    Looking for some advice.  I recently visited the podiatrist due to foot pain and after x-rays it was determined that I have a 5th metatarsal fracture. The doctor was a bit less than helpful and left me with many questions.  My fracture was not the result of trauma and I'm not sure how long...

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  • Interested in PT exercises and advice

    I had the cartiva implant on June 28th.  I walked in the post surgical shoe the first week (the 4th of July holiday) but tried to keep it to a minimum.  Also elevated and iced as much as I could.  Even slept with it elevated.  July 13th the surgical nurse change the bandage and my...

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  • Pain after bilateral morton neuroma surgery

    I had bilateral surgery 8 weeks ago for Morton Neuromas. My feet are still and painful. I went to see surgeon who told me he had removed neuromas and he can do nothing else. I was advised to walk more. The problems I'm having now are worse than before surgery. I'm still getting the sharp pains...

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  • Mortons Neuroma Injection

    Hi. I'm due to have an injection next week for a Mortons Neuroma. I've had the condition for several years now. A lot of the time, I am fine then, without warning, my foot 'Goes'!!! Unbelievable pain when I cannot walk at all. Had to change my car to an automatic because I was caught...

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  • Red raised circle or big toe..

    I've had this for few years.. doesn't cause me pain or any issues, it's not a hard lump etc it's soft, it's like raised skin it's red and round.. picture below.  

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  • 5th Metatarsal Fracture Recovery

    Hello. I have a number of questions. 8 weeks ago I broke my 5th metatarsal after falling. I just got out of my cast yesterday and was out in an air cast/boot. And the doctor left me with a number of questions unanswered and my next appointment isn't for 4 weeks with no physio or such before hand....

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  • Foot injury at work

    Hi, yesterday whilst at work..im a cleaner, there was 2 heavy metal step things stacked on top of each other( the ones in shops used to reach a high shelf) I accidently tapped one of them and it fell on my foot mainly my toes and bit of the side of little toe...I reported it and filled in a accident...

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  • Throbbing pain in middle-inner arch of foot

    Hi Everyone,  I’m a 27 yr old male in relatively good shape, other than this debilitating foot problem I’ve had for almost two years, of course.  Whenever I walk or stand (especially walk), I have a throbbing pain throughout the arch of my foot and up to the metatarsals – basically everywhere...

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  • Cartiva Surgery

    Hello!  Had the Cartiva cartilage implant done on October 11, 2017, my right toe due arthritis, and swelling. So far so good, I believe the fun will start once weight bearing begins, PE and work kicks in. I walked with my boot only on my fifth day but I will wait and continue with the crouches....

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  • Between PF and fracture!

    After a 31 mile run I developed pain at the bottom of the foot. The pain is not in the heel but more towards the middle of the foot and it does NOT hurt first thing in the morning. Actually, it feels better after I have rested. There is no bruising or visible inflammation and it only hurts when I walk....

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  • Foot problem

    Hi guys,  Im 23 and since 2007 I have broken my fifth metatarsal 4 times. The last time was in 2014 where I've been visiting hospitals ever since due to pain. I have had one steroid injection. The specialists have basically told me that I need to decide whether I have surgery on it to remove...

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  • Flexor Tendon Lengthoning

    Hi All, due to another surgeon leaving me with a contracted toe after he operated for Mortons Neuroma, After seeing a surgeon at a different hospital,  I now have to have surgery on the Flexor tendon, got to have an MRi first as they are also worried about the plantar plate. Surgeon said I may have...

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  • Recurring Foot Pain

    Hello! I've been getting a lot of pain in my right foot lately. Whenever I go walking for any longer period of time, I end up with a sharp pain along the arch of my foot. It feels like a string running along the underside of my foot that got too tight or small for my foot. I get a really painful...

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  • Excruciating foot and back pain

    Hello,  I’m a 38 year old male who had a total knee replacement December 2015. For the last 8 months I have been experience extreme lower back pain and also some severe pain in the bottom of my left foot (same leg as the knee replacement) that is so bad when I stand that I have to limp for a little...

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  • CARTIV AND FOOTWARE

    Can anyone else recommend anything that worked for them to wear as shoes after Cartiva other than Crocs or go-walks by sketchers (although, I am not sure what kind to buy because when I google the go walks there are so many styles that come up)  Can anyone let me know what has worked for them. ...

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  • Best way to find a podiatrist?

    Hi everyone, So recently I've been suffering wiht quite a lot of pain in my right foot. I'm not sure what has caused this. I am an active mid-20's man wokring in insurance, so spend most of my day sat at a desk. But for some reason, over the past few weeks I've really suffered with pain...

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  • Fifth Metatarsal - Pain after healed

    Hi, I fell and fractured my fifth metatarsal back in June, I was immobile for 9 weeks, then walking for another 4 weeks, and then was told fracture was mostly healed and I could get rehab - which I started last week. My question is, why do I still have pain - above the area of fracture.  Will this...

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