Turf Toe

Turf toe is an injury to the joint and connective tissue between the foot and one of the toes. Turf toe is named from the injury being associated with playing sports on rigid surfaces such as artificial turf. It is … Read More

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a painful inflammation of the plantar fascia, the connective tissue on the sole of the foot. It is a common cause of heel pain in adults, most often affecting active people between the ages of 40 and … Read More

Morton’s Neuroma

Morton’s neuroma is not actually a tumor, but a thickening of the tissue that surrounds the digital nerve leading to the toes. It most frequently develops between the third and fourth toes, usually in response to irritation, trauma or excessive … Read More

Bunion (Hallux Valgus)

A bunion is a prominence on the inner side of the foot at the base of the big toe. The bunion usually forms because of a problem with the alignment of the bones of the forefoot. This causes pressure and … Read More

Ankle Sprains

Ankle sprains happen when the foot twists, rolls or turns beyond its normal motions. A great force is transmitted upon landing. You can sprain your ankle if the foot is planted unevenly on a surface, beyond the normal force of … Read More