Foot Pain Blog

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Mar 02, 2018

Foot Eczema: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Foot eczema is a common problem where the immune system causes dry skin, itching, redness and inflammation. Find out all about the causes, symptoms and best treatment options for foot eczema including atopic dermatitis, dyshidrosis & pompholyx and contact dermatitis.

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Feb 05, 2018

Foot Rash: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

A foot rash can indicate a number of problems. It is important to diagnose it correctly to ensure you get the right treatment. Here we look at the most common causes of foot and ankle rashes including causes, symptoms and the best treatment options

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Feb 05, 2018

Foot Pain Symptoms

Foot pain symptoms vary wildly depending on the underlying cause. The pain may be burning or stabbing, there may be pins and needles or swelling. Here we look at the different symptoms associated with foot problems and how to work out what is wrong.

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Feb 02, 2018

Retrocalcaneal Bursitis: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Retrocalcaneal bursitis is inflammation of the bursa at the back of the heel between the achilles tendon and heel bone. It causes pain, swelling and tenderness. Find out all about the causes, symptoms, treatment and prevention of this common type of heel bursitis.

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Dec 14, 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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Dec 14, 2017

Swollen Feet and Ankles: Top 10 Causes of Swelling

The most common causes of swollen feet and ankles, how to differentiate them and how to tell if they are serious

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Dec 12, 2017

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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Dec 12, 2017

Pain on Top of Foot: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Find out about the most common causes of pain on top of foot including the causes, symptoms and treatment options for each.

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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

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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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