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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Lump/bump on toe after surgery

    I had mallet toe surgery about 5 weeks ago which involved fusing the dip joint and inserting a k wire to hold it in place. I had this done on the 4th and 5th toe on each foot and each toe has a k wire. The little toe on my right foot has a swollen lump/bump on the side of it (not under the incision,...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Advice about K wires?

    I had an operation to straighten the 4th and 5th toes on each foot 2 weeks ago. I went to get my bandages taken off and changed and when I seen my feet the 4th and 5th toes on each foot have a massive gap between them. There is also a gap between the 3rd and 4th toe. Is this just because of the...

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  • Foot problems not athlete's foot need help Bad

    I have this problem I've been to the doctor and get topical antifungals and oral antifungal it's wores all meds stopped and it the same i still have the problem I thought it was a nickel allergy cut nickel out of my diet as much as possible feet still gets worse see attached photos horrible...

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  • Acute ankle pain.

    Hi, I have a foot problem. I am facing this problem from last 1 years. I have done lots of health check ups and medical treatment in many countries. It is still the same as before. I have taken and currently taking the medicine but it does not work. However it reduces some pain but it is same as before....

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  • Cartiva

    I am having the Cartiva implant done in about 3 weeks.   They make it sound like the recovery process is not bad, but reading some of the responses make it sound like it could be weeks before the pain goes away and you are able to get around.   I had resisted the fusion for the past...

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  • CARTIVA

    Hello, I had my cartiva surgery 3 weeks ago. Sept 6, 2017.   How long does the pain when walking last?  Can anyone tell me how they are feeling after their surgery.   What kind of shoes are you wearing?   I know it is only 3 weeks since my surgery, but not sure before...

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  • Cartiva. Just had my surgery

    I just had Cartiva Surgery 2 weeks ago.  Had the stitches taken out this week and so far things are going well.  Third day after surgery walking without crutches.   Certainly not without pain.  Just wondering how long the pain lasts when walking.  Wearing a Darco black shoe...

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  • Both second toes bent at tips. How to straighten them?

    Hi there Ok so I am a 32 year old guy and for as long as I have known both my second toes have bent towards the third toes at a 45 degree angle. This only happens at the end joint at the toe tips. The toes are still flexible andthis is not hammer toe, mallet toe or anything else I can find online. I...

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  • Foot pain for almost 3 weeks

    Hi! I've had pain on the top of my foot, just after my second toe for almost 3 weeks. It started as a little bit of pain so I didn't think much of it, the second week started to get a lot worse, it started to hurt when I first started walking after getting out of bed and hurting a little throughout...

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  • Mystery Foot Malady - What is it?

    Going on year two of having a small, round something on the bottom of my foot on my heel (on the bottom of my foot, but toward the outer edge). - small, maybe 1.5-2 mm diameter  - basically a slight hole/pit. Not an open wound or anything - it looks like normal skin inside the depressed area. Not...

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  • Weird Numb feeling in pinky toe

    I have a strange numb kind of feeling in a couple of my toes including my pinky toe. They kind of feel stiff and a bit numb or like there is something stuck between them. I get a prickly pins and needles feeling sometimes in the area where the toes connect to the foot (the toe joints on the sole of my...

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  • Fifth Metatarsal Spiral Fracture

    Hello, I am 22 years old and I broke my 5th metatarsal last August 4th,7 weeks ago!   The first two doctors I saw told me I needed to get surgery ASAP because it was displaced and there was a low chance of union, and that even if it healed It would remain weak. However I felt like it was way too...

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  • Do i have a stress fracture?

    When I press down on the head of my 5th metatarsal I get pains on the other end of it. My foot does not hurt when I walk only when I press the head of the metatarsal. Is this a sign of a stress fracture or something else

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  • Chronic foot pain - ongoing 3 years

    Hi All, I have an ongoing chronic foot pain which has been affecting my daily life for the past 3 to 4 years. The pain is in between the first & second metatarsal webspacing/junction & travels to under the arch of my foot (Right foot). It all started 4 years ago when I was playing soccer &...

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  • Ulcer in between pinky and 4th toe

    I fell rock climbing which dislocated my pinky toe. It went back into place but didn't feel the same. After the fall my pinky toe sides went numb I think I crushed my digital nerve. Anyways the foot seems to claw more then my other foot and the pinky toe feels as if there is no coushio n under...

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