Common Foot and Toe Ailments

The most common foot and toe ailments take place in the big toe, the ball of the foot and in the heel. The following list shows how common they are and what to do about them.


The Big Toe Ailments

This is the most famous of all big toe problems, it occurs when the big toe forms a large bump that can be both painful and “not pretty” during open toe shoe season.

This pain appears for one or two days and presents with extremely painful throbbing pain that is impossible to stand for a little while! This is officially the most common “arthritis” in the body, although it is very quickly and easily treated.

This is basically just a very stiff and painful big toe. It is still very straight, but it feels like it is jamming against the front of your shoe and has difficulty bending when you move your foot.


Ball of the Foot Ailments

This is basically just the inflammation of the toe joints at the base of your toe. It becomes painful to put any pressure on your toes or bend them at all.

This is a wastebasket term that basically means sore feet. If you are standing for a long time, wearing tight shoes or just moving around a good deal, this treatment guide will show you how to take care of that!

This feels like a pebble in your shoe. It shows sharp, shooting and numbness throughout the 3rd and 4th toes.


Back of the Foot Ailments

This is perhaps the most common cause of foot pain. This results from the ligaments across the bottom of your foot being stretched out and causing heel and arch pain. Follow the complete four stage treatment guide to get rid of this pain!

This is very similar to plantar fasciits, but over time when the plantar fascia pulls on the heel bone- it eventually develops a spur!


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