Foot Conditions

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Accessory Navicular Problems Extra small accessory bones in the feet.





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Achilles Tendon Problems Problems that affect the Achilles tendon include tendonitis, tendinopathy, tendocalcaneal bursitis, and tendonosis.


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Adult Acquired Flatfoot Deformity A painful condition resulting from the collapse of the arch of the foot.


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Bunionette (Tailor's Bunion) A pressure area and callus on the outside of the foot at the bottom of the fifth toe.




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Bunions A bump that grows on the side of the first metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint, often because of ill-fitting shoes.



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Claw Toes and Hammer Toes Toe deformities caused by ill-fitting shoes.


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Foot Anatomy Learn more about the structures of the foot.



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Haglund's Deformity of the Foot A condition caused by a prominent bump on the back of the heel.



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Hallux Rigidus A degenerative type of arthritis that affects the large joint at the base of the big toe.

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Ingrown Toenail Caused when pressure from improper shoe wear and improper care of the toenails leads to pain and overgrowth of the tissue at the side of the nail.

          
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Interdigital Neuroma Medical term for a painful growth in the forefoot.





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Osteochondritis Dessecans of the Talus A problem that causes pain and stiffness of the ankle joint after a twisting injury.


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Plantar Fasciitis (Heel Pain) Inflammation of the origin of the plantar fascia and fascial structures around the bottom of the heel.

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Posterior Tibial Tendon Problems A common tendon in which tendonitis develops because of overuse.



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Sesamoid Problems Two pea-sized bones, called sesamoids, are embedded within the soft tissues under the main joint of the big toe and, when injured, can cause severe pain and disability.

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Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome A condition that occurs from abnormal pressure on a nerve in the foot. Download a printable PDF


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