Plantar Fasciitis

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Abstract Plantar fasciitis is characterized by pain and tenderness over the plantar surface of the calcaneus. It is twice as common in women as in men. Plantar fasciitis is thought…

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Calcaneal Spur Syndrome

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Abstract Calcaneal spurs are a common cause of heel pain. They can occur anywhere along the calcaneal tuberosity but are most frequently found at the insertion of the plantar fascia….

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Anterior Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

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Abstract Anterior tarsal tunnel syndrome is caused by compression of the deep peroneal nerve as it passes beneath the superficial fascia of the ankle. The most common cause of this…

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Arthritis Pain of the Toes

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Abstract The toe joint is susceptible to the development of arthritis from various conditions that can damage the joint cartilage. Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis that results…

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Intermetatarsal Bursitis

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Abstract Patients with intermetatarsal bursitis experience pain and tenderness over the affected intermetarsal spaces, with the pain made worse by wearing high-heeled shoes or shoes that are too narrow. Obesity…

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Arthritis Pain of the Ankle

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Abstract Arthritis of the ankle is a common condition. The ankle joint is susceptible to the development of arthritis from various conditions that can damage the joint cartilage. Osteoarthritis is…

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Sesamoiditis

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Abstract Sesamoiditis is one of the most common pain syndromes that affects the forefoot. It is characterized by tenderness and pain over the metatarsal heads. Although the first sesamoid bone…

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Mallet Toe

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Abstract Mallet toe is a painful flexion deformity of the distal interphalangeal joint. The second toe is affected most commonly, although the deformity may occur in all toes. Mallet toe…

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Morton’s Neuroma

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Abstract Morton’s neuroma is one of the most common pain syndromes affecting the forefoot. It is characterized by tenderness and burning pain in the plantar surface of the forefoot, with…

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Hammer Toe

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Abstract Hammer toe is a painful flexion deformity of the proximal interphalangeal joint in which the middle and distal phalanges are flexed down onto the proximal phalange. The second toe…

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