Foot Pain Blog

The Foot Pain Blog is my mini-journal about ankle, toe and foot pain. It lets you know about:

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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: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

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

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Mar 24, 2015

Foot & Ankle Exercises

Ankle exercises to improve the strength, stability and mobility of the foot can help solve most causes of foot pain. Easy to follow instructions and pictures of all levels of foot exercises.

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Jan 13, 2015

Charcot Marie Tooth Disease: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

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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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 problem and can be caused by a whole host of things. Here we look at the most common causes of burning pain in 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 option

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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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Jul 16, 2014

Plantar Fibromatosis aka Ledderhose Disease

Plantar Fibromatosis (aka Ledderhose Disease) is charaterised by a small lump under the arch of the foot causing pain when walking. Find out about the common causes, symptoms and treatment options.

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Jun 04, 2014

Toe Joint Pain: 10 Common Causes

Toe joint pain often affects our daily activities making walking difficult. Find out about the 10 most common causes of toe joint pain and how to treat them effectively.

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May 21, 2014

Foot Gout & Podagra: Prevention, Diagnosis & Treatment

Foot gout presents with pain, redness and inflammation. It most commonly affects the big toe aka Podagra. Find out about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and gout prevention.

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May 14, 2014

New Mobile Version Now Live!

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We are really excited to announce that from today, our new mobile friendly site is up and running!

Mobile users with smart phones and tablets will now automatically see the new version when accessing the site. There is still all the same great information, but it will load faster and be much simpler to view. The page layout will automatically resize to fit your particular device making it much easier to read.

Things you might want to know:

1) Site Navigation: The navigation bar can now be found at the bottom of the page - you can skip straight to it by clicking on the "Site Navigation" icon at the top of your screen

2) Social Buttons: You can still share articles via facebook, twitter, pintrest and google plus, but for speed and simplicity, you won't be able to add comments to pages whilst on the mobile view. The social buttons such as facebook and twitter can be found at the top of the navigation section. To send us comments, use the "Contact Us" page instead.

3) Full Version: If you would prefer to view the original version, click on the "View Desktop Version" at the top of your screen

We've tried to make the transition as seamless as possible, but if you do have any problems, please let us know and we will get them sorted out asap.

So come and have a look at what we've done and enjoy the new mobile friendly foot-pain-explored site today.

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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