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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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  • Running through deep, cold puddles

    Ever since I have had to run in deep, freezing puddles in an unusually harsh winter. I have deep cracks on the side of my right foot and are very painful. I have pain in my left foot as well. It's hard to withstand the pain. Is there treatment for this?

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  • Right Heel Pain

    So my wife has had right heel pain for a while now. When she stands up after sitting a while; Twists her foot inward; or squeezes the outside of her heel. However, when she applies pressure on her heel pad with her thumb, she feels no pain at all.  She raises her toes and no pain; lowers her foot...

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  • Swollen chronic right foot

    My spouse has had a chronic swollen foot every day since last September.  Went to 2 doctors one told him it was a vein problem and the other doctor told him it wasn't.  Both doctors didn't do any tests.  Both doctors told him to wear compression stockings but his foot...

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  • Tarsal tunnel syndrome

    Hello I have tarsal tunnel syndrome which was diagnosed by a nerve conduction test. I go back to see my foot and ankle surgeon in three weeks Does anyone else have this syndrome? If so how was it treated. So far all i know is mine is coursed by bruising and possibly a fracture of an old injury. The...

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  • Symptoms match Sesamoid Bone Fracture/Sesamoiditis

    I have already been to see my GP, out of hours doctors and A&E because of the problem.  All I hear is that it is a normal foot pain.  I have sharp pain right under my big toe, in the ball of your foot. It is dull ache, pain/discomfort when walking barefoot or wearing shoes. I suffer with...

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  • Failed mid foot fusion

    I had a mid foot fusion and all was well until 10 months post op when the foot became painful  and a PET scan confirmed non union. I had a revision earlier last year, a larger plate was used along with the addition of a bone graft. Unfortunately 10 months down the line my foot has become painful...

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  • Peripheral Arterial Disease

    I have had neuropathy in both feet for nearly two years, This was discovered by a podiatrist but I was not advised to see a doctor as it was not something that can usually be cured but I would only be sent to a pain clinic. As I have always had a phobia of doctors for various reasons, I decided to accept...

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  • Fell Down On The Top of My Foot, Have Pain

    Hey all.  A few days ago when i was sitting on the computer, i got up and then as i made a turn, i had a very awkward fall where i fell down very awkwardly where the top of foot hit the floor very hard.  Like imagine the top of your foot fell straight down on the floor on impact awkwardly. ...

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  • upcoming foot surgery on 3/28

    I'm having foot surgery on my left foot. I have a huge bunion that has moved all of my toes over to the left kind of on top of each other. The surgeon has said that he will need to break the big toe and 2 of the next toes for sure and maybe the 4th one as well, depending on what he finds during the...

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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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  • Plantar Plate Repair with Osteotomy - Recovery

    I'm three weeks out from plantar plate repair with 2nd toe osteotomy. I'm not taking any pain medication at this point, but I'm concerned because I still get throbbing pains in my second toe and pulling, tingling sensations in the area that was repaired. I'm in a walking boot - weight...

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  • Mid foot fusion op March 2018..........

    Hi all. I found this forum while searching for information on this op. It has been so useful. Many things I had not thought about how you all have coped after this op. I am pretty nervous about it.  I am 59 years young and have Osteoarthritis in my left foot (and other joints) my quality off life...

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  • Orthopedic Surgeon

    I have hallux rigidus stage 4 in my left big toe and need a recommendation for an Orthopedic Surgeon in the Greenville sc area. I'm looking at having the Cartiva implant.

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  • Removal of fusion metal

    Hi guys, I had a fusion in 2016 of my big toe. I have suffered with excruciating pain in it since, moving to my knee, hip and back. I have been seeing a pain management specialist who wanted to do a spinal cord stimulator. I have seen so many different orthopaedic docs and have been asking them to take...

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  • Freiberg's Disease

    I was diagnosed with freibergs September 2009 after suffering pain since i was 16 am now 38!! My doctor had misdiagnosed me all them years ago saying there was nothing wrong and yet 2 years later diagnosed 'Rheumatoid Arthritis'?? how she came to that conclusion is beyond me as she never sent...

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  • Pain 4 months after big toe fusion

    I just hit the 4 month post surgery mark and I am still having moderate pain on a daily basis. Is this normal? Most of the pain is under the big toe, it is usually a deep burning pain. I had a horrible time finding shoes that were comfortable and finally my doctor told me to buy Orthofeet diabetic shoes...

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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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  • Foot skin problen

    I have really dry skin on the  heel/side of my foot. I thought it might have been a callus but i’m Not so sure now. It’s not itchy but can be painful sometimes when pressure is exerted on it. I’ll try and post a pic of it in the comments. Does anyone know who I should see (e.g. podiatrist), what...

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  • Red toe

    Hi! I am a guys in my 20s, but lately i have noticed quite red toes, more red on the left toes then the other. I am very inactiv, and most of my days are in front of a computer.  Anyways, the red toes are there when i am not moving my feets, and as soon as i try to massage the foot, it gets less...

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  • Possible 5th Metatarsal injury, lateral foot pain

    First post on here, been reading up for some time now though.  Sorry this is so long, I just want to give you all the details to help you help me. Okay, so eight days ago on tuesday I was running on a treadmill and all of a sudden felt a sharp pain in the area of my foot where the 5th metatarsal...

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  • Confused after Morton’s Neuroma Surgery

    I had a surgery performed for Morton’s Neuroma four months ago. I was told by Doctor that I will be normal in couple of months. After four months, I still have pain and swelling. My Doctor doesn’t seem to have any ideas besides another MRI and possibly another surgery. Any suggestions regarding any thing...

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  • Toe pain/discolouration

    Hello all, so I don't know what's going on. For a very long time, i noitced a pain in my right foot, big toe. I noticed my nail was also cracked in the middle. I thought maybe I banged it or something but this is now going well over a year. The pain subsided and things began to look more healthier...

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  • Tarsal Tunnel syndrome Surgery

    Hi,  I have been dealing with foot pain for several years.  It started with Morton's neuroma on the ball of both feet.  This was treated with Alcohol injections and orthotics.  However in the last two years my feet have slowly been going numb.  I have about 25% feeling in...

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  • both feet swelling up

    hello I have had anti fungnail invection and athletes foot for many years. ​now my right foot is completely swollen up with like some small circle holes in it look like blisters just kee getting created, and my left foot is starting to do the same, ​I have been into hospital and gp they have just given...

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  • Ankle Pain when walking

    If I walk more than a couple minutes, I can feel an incredible pain on the back part of my ankle bone on both feet. It feels like there is a band going from the outside of my foot to my calf and it's pushing my ankle bone. I have had several significant ankle injuries (sprains) when I was younger....

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  • Mid foot fusion and mueller Weiss syndrome

    I am after some advice or feedback from others that have had mid foot fusion. I've been diagnosed with mueller Weiss syndrome resulting in a deformed navicular bone and bone on bone arthritis in my talonavicular joint in both feet. I'm forty, reasonably fit and healthy with young children. I'm...

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