Category: Foot Pain

What is causing your pain the ball of the foot?

Pain in the ball of the foot, also referred to as Metatarsalgia, is a very common complaint for which patients seek treatment.  There are many ailments that can cause Metatarsalgia, some of the more common being Morton’s neuroma, stress fracture, plantar plate tear, capsulitis, and arthritis.  Some of these conditions can be difficult for the […]

The Achilles Tendon

Coming from an athletic background, and still loving to watch and participate in sports, I commonly find myself contemplating different foot and ankle injuries that could happen while I am playing. While shooting around last weekend, I found myself thinking about Achilles tendon ruptures. They happen very commonly while playing basketball from either jumping or […]

Why Do I Have Heel Pain?

General studies show that at some point in the average human lifespan, nearly all will at some point suffer from heel pain. It’s very common, and it’s also very incapacitating. Those who have suffered with heel pain know exactly what I’m talking about. It can make you hobble from your bed to the shower, it can make you […]

Pain on the Tip of a Toe

I have a pain on the tip of my big toe and it’s so tender. What is it? From your explanation, it could be many things. The most common answer would be an ingrown toe nail but a enchondroma comes to mind as well. Enchondroma is a bump of bone that sticks out and can often hurt. […]