Foot Pain Blog

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Sep 28, 2017

Yellow Toenails: What Is Going On?

Yellow toenails may be a sign of a serious medical condition, a fungal infection or simply from wearing nail polish. Find out about the common causes and how to treat them

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Sep 27, 2017

Thick Toenails: Diagnosis & Treatment

Thick toenails are a common problem and may caused by a fungal infection or an underlying medical condition such as psoriasis. Find out about the typical causes, symptoms & treatment options

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Sep 26, 2017

Foot Pain Diagnosis: What's Causing Your Pain

A simple foot pain diagnosis tool to help you discover what is causing for foot, ankle or toe pain and what you can do about it

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Sep 26, 2017

Charcot Marie Tooth Disease aka Peroneal Muscular Atrophy

Charcot Marie Tooth Disease (aka peroneal muscular atrophy) causes weakness and sensory loss in the feet, leg and hands. Find out about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options.

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Sep 20, 2017

Ankle Pain Running: Common Causes

Ankle pain running is a common problem. Find out about common injuries that cause ankle pain during and after running

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Jun 02, 2015

Bunion Splint: Find The Best Style For You

Compare bunion splint styles and read user reviews. Includes bunion regulators and night splints. Helps delay or prevent surgery and suitable to wear if recovering from surgery

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Jun 01, 2015

Bunion Surgery Recovery: What To Expect After Bunion Surgery

A guide to bunion surgery recovery including when you can return to certain activities, possible complications and how to get the best results after bunion surgery

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Jun 01, 2015

Bunion Operation

A bunion operation corrects abnormal toe position. Recovery usually takes 3-6 months. Find out about the different types of surgery including bunion laser surgery

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May 12, 2015

Bunions Treatment

Effective bunions treatment can help reduce pain, increase function and delay surgery. Find out about the best treatments for bunion pain relief

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May 12, 2015

Bunion Symptoms & Prevalence

Find out about the most common bunion symptoms, the prevalence of them and how to effectively treat painful bunions.

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May 06, 2015

Foot Bunion: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Foot bunion pain is a common problem aka a Hallux Abducto Valgus or bunionette. Find out about the common causes, symptoms and treatment options.

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Apr 22, 2015

Turf Toe Treatment, Symptoms & Diagnosis

Turf Toe is a common injury affecting athletes causing big toe pain, swelling and stiffness. Find out about the causes, diagnosis and turf toe treatment options

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Mar 24, 2015

Ankle Exercises: Strengthen & Stretch

Ankle exercises help improve the strength and stability of the foot. Get back on your feet with these foot exercises

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Dec 17, 2014

Foot Pain Symptoms

Foot pain symptoms vary wildly depending on the underlying cause. Here we look at the different symptoms associated with foot problems and how we can use them to work out what is going

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Dec 16, 2014

Numb Feet: What's Causing It?

Numb feet are usually caused by damage to the nerves or blood vessels in the legs and feet. Find out about the most common causes of foot numbness

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Dec 03, 2014

Burning Foot Pain: Causes, Diagnosis & Treatment

Burning foot pain is a common, painful problem. Here we look at the most common causes of burning pain in the feet including symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options

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Nov 26, 2014

Nerve Pain In Foot: Causes, Symptoms & Diagnosis

Nerve pain in foot causes pain, weakness, pins and needles or numbness. There may be a problem where the nerve originates from the spine or somewhere along its path aka peripheral foot neuropathy..

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Nov 12, 2014

Foot Rash: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

A foot rash can indicate a number of conditions. Here we look at the most common causes of a foot and ankle rash including symptoms and treatment options

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Nov 11, 2014

Os Trigonum Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Os Trigonum syndrome usually develops after an ankle injury, often affecting ballet dancers and athletes. Find out about the common causes, symptoms and treatment options.

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Sep 17, 2014

Blue Toe Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Blue toe syndrome presents with pain and discoloration of the toes caused by a blockage in the small blood vessels in the foot. Find out about the causes, symptoms and treatment options.

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Visitor Comments

"Thank you so much! Your website is a fountain of information! I was worrying about top of foot pain, and your suggestions for strengthening and stretching are helping immensely."
Retha, US

"Your info took me straight to the problem. Well described and clearly explained."
Rick, US

"Thanks for having these exercises available! I performed a few and they have helped tremendously with my foot pain."
Jennifer, UK

"Thank you for this information, it is very useful."
Seluleko, Zimbabwe

"Some really good suggestions and information"
Denise, US

"I have suffered these symptoms for over a year seen two doctors and a physio. None of them diagnosed this. Hope its not too late to put your advice into practice." Lezlee, UK

"Certainly it has helped me to understand and educate me on the issue."
Madhuri, India

"Very interesting! All good information. Tried a few stretches, already feels good."
Cindy, US

"3 days ago I thought I was going to need foot surgery. I NEVER thought that stretching my calf would relieve the excruciating pain at the top of my foot. Thank you!!"
Rich, US