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Big Toe Pain In Soccer by DrGibson Posted Thu 08 Sep 2011 9:00am As I watched my daughter in soccer last night, I was thinking about several soccer playing patients I have that have sustained injuries.  These injuries happen on a regular basis, and can interfere with continued soccer play.  But some injuries are less problematic and can allow continued play if treated properly.  One such soccer injury occurs ... Read on »
Runner Therapy: Reader Q&A, Big Pain in Big Toe by irunnerblog Posted Tue 25 May 2010 10:27am The Qu estion: Received via email- Recently during work when I get up from my desk I have the strangest thing happen, a stabbing pain in my one big toe.  No place else, just a stabbing pain under my one big toe.  Is this associated with plantar fasciitis, as I have been prone to this? Marisa from Runner Therapy says: The hallmark ... Read on »
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 »
Important Information about Common Foot Problems from America’s Podiatrist Dr. Michael Nirenberg by Aliesa George Patient Expert Posted Mon 14 Dec 2009 2:01pm Thanks to guest author America’s PodiatristSM,  Dr. Michael Nirenberg for these great insights into some common foot pain problems.  I hope that you have healthy and happy feet, but if any of the foot problems below are an issue for you – please listen to your feet and seek medical attention if necessary.  Treatment and prevention is a whole lot ... Read on »
DAYS THREE – SIX POST OP FOR OSTEOPOROSIS OF THE BIG TOE... by Barmac Posted Wed 26 Oct 2011 4:25pm Pain became much much easier by day three with the worst discomfort in the night. You are told that you need to keep your foot free of any bedding and obviously to lie on your back in bed. For a stomach sleeper it does take a bit to change a life times habit of going to sleep on your stomach. Fortunately it is my right foot and I sl ... Read on »
Can You Get Turf Toe Without Turf? by DrGibson Posted Wed 14 Oct 2009 12:00am On a regular basis, we see patients with injuries on the football field or on the soccer field that presents to the joint at the base of the great toe.  In these individuals, any movement of the big toe leads to significant pain (especially when the toe flexes up – dorsiflexion).  It may also be seen with swelling or stiffness to the big ... Read on »
Fibromyalgia and Nerve Pain: Fibro Dot in Distress by Fibro World Posted Mon 15 Nov 2010 11:25am The short answer is Dot is now in the Fibro World of Pain. Dot began having shooting nerve pain from her right hip down to her right big toe.   The pain was not her usual fibromyalgia pain but a feeling of electric shocks that limited her movements to sitting in her zero degree reclining chair or bed.  She can no longer sit ... Read on »
A Tale Of A Toe: A True Story by Ryan K. Patient Expert Posted Sun 30 Nov 2008 12:15pm One needle, ten shots, a pair of scissors, one pair of pliers, and 45 minutes later my toe was fixed with a little minor toe surgery! This sounds like one awesome experience, that is if you like pain. But for most of us, we could possibly think of 100 different things we could find better to do with our time. This is a story of why we should ta ... Read on »
Painful Toe Corns by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:06pm A corn is a buildup of dead skin on the top of a toe, at the end of a toe or in between the toes. Corns develop as a result of excess pressure, either pressure from shoes or from the other toes. The most common place for a corn to develop is on the top of a hammertoe. Unequal pull fro ... Read on »
My Damn Big Toe! by Lee Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:53pm I finally gave in and called the foot doc for an appointment to take care of my left big toe. Part of me is actually wondering if I may have fractured the bone from all the times I have kicked the steps or other various things around the house. I have been on antibiotics since Thursday but Sunday and Monday my toe really hurt like crazy. Not s ... Read on »