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My Big Toe Joint Hurts! The Arthritis You Never Knew! by Dr. Marybeth Crane Facebook Posted Sun 13 Sep 2009 11:37am Have you ever suspected you have arthritis in your big toe joint? It is one of those conditions that slowly creeps up on you. You may be going about your business only to notice that your big toe joint hurts! You may end up limping around for an hour or even a few days and then it disappears only to reappear when you least expect it! What’s up ... Read on »
My F*CKING TOE HURTS!!! by Bill S. Health Maven Posted Thu 12 Feb 2009 12:00am Ever had “gout”?  No?  Then you have no idea what HELL feels like. (BTW:  That is not my foot.  It’s my LEFT one that has been killing me for the last nearly 72 hours.) Let me see if I can define the pain for you.  Imagine tiny little shards of broken glass, inside your big toe joint.  And every time you try ... Read on »
Turf Toe in Football Players by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:06pm Darren McFadden of the Oakland Raiders was limited to 20 yards on 7 carries in Sunday’s game. This under performance was most likely due to his recent turf toe injury. Turf toe is the hyperextension of the big toe joint, called the first metatarsal phalangeal joint (MPJ). The name was derived from the higher incidence of the injury on artif ... Read on »
Orthotics Help Hallux Limitus by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:06pm Hallux limitus is a condition of limited motion at the great toe joint. When the great toe (hallux) has limited range of motion, the result is jamming of the joint. The repetitive jamming causes damage to the cartilage resulting in arthritis. The jamming also contributes to the development of spurring around the joint. The most common place fo ... Read on »
Big toe by Clare Patient Expert Posted Mon 11 Jul 2011 10:04pm Argh. So I have been feeling pretty good and have even been able to sleep on my stomach lately, something I can't do when my neck is acting up because it doesn't turn that far. I decided to try to taper off the prednisone again, or at least taper it down. And though my neck is fine, my big toe joint (the sesamoid bones I do believe) is now hug ... Read on »
Turf Toe Help! by JYorey Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 11:14pm 1 Comment Turf toe is a condition of pain at the base of the big toe, located at the ball of the foot. The condition is usually caused from either jamming the toe, or pushing off repeatedly when running or jumping. The most common complaint is pain at the base of the toe, but you may also have symptoms of stiffness and swelling. The name turf ... Read on »
What is a bunion? by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:06pm Most people think a bunion is a bone growth or a bone spur because of the large prominence which develops on the inside of the big toe joint. Unfortunately, bunions are much more complex. A bunion is a bone deformity at the big toe (great toe) joint which results from a structural change in the foot. The long bone on the inside of the foot (1s ... Read on »
Surgery for Long Toes and Short Toes by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Thu 27 Mar 2014 8:25am Toe deformities come in all shapes and sizes. Sometimes the deformity causes no problem whatsoever, but for other patients the deformity causes embarrassment and needs correction for cosmetic purposes, or corrective surgery due to painful symptoms.   Mr Amit Amin is a Consultant Orthopaedic ... Read on »
When is a Bunion Not a Bunion? by Dr. Marybeth Crane Facebook Posted Fri 26 Jun 2009 4:18am It happened again today in my office. A woman came in asking for bunion surgery. She had put up with the pain in her big toe for years and finally had had enough. Many years ago her family physician told her to wait until she couldn’t stand the pain in her foot before discussing surgery with a podiatrist. Like many physicians, she assumed any pai ... Read on »
CWRU examiner developing test just for prosthetic joint problems by canvasshoes119 Posted Tue 19 Mar 2013 6:34am Yet still, by the time a man or woman detects a dilemma in the fake joint, women too late to look at preventive thing. carbon black N772 And a second operation for that new the big toe joint, called revision surgical treatments, usually is painful versus initial operation and even recovery, doctors mention. That is certainly where Case Western ... Read on »