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The Big Toe Wins...this time by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 11:03am It's been a quiet blogging week with not much else happening in NE Ohio except for rain, miles, more rain, and more miles. This past week was supposed to be my biggest mileage week ever. However, a well planned "plan" doesn't always come to fruition as we all hope it would. Originally, I drafted this blog entry on Friday afternoon and I made refere ... Read on »
Leg Cramps by Kris K. Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 4:04am 1 Comment Last night, a woman in class asked for any ideas to help with night time foot and lower leg cramps. Here are a few ideas that got tossed around, and a special thanks to Janet and Sylvia for coming up with some interesting suggestions. To prevent cramps: 1. Massage the lower legs and feet before going to bed and upon waking in the morning. ... 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Man in the UK Who Severed His Thumb Gets His Own Big Toe As A Replacement by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 18 Sep 2011 4:35pm We are hearing more and more about these types of surgery and in this case it makes sense as you need your thumb and that’s not to say you don’t need your big toe but without the thumb, it’s hard to grasp and pick things up.  The man is a plant operator and he will be able to go back and make a decent living.  He won’t be able to run li ... Read on »
The Big Toe by Carson B. Posted Mon 05 Apr 2010 9:25am While it is not a big joint, the firstmetatarsophalangealjoint may be one of the most important joints in running gait. There is no question that dysfunctional patterns can result from too much or not enough movement at any joint, however, when the metatarsophalangeal joint does not play, a great deal of compensations can result. As I noted in ... Read on »
Big Toe Skin is Split and Bloody by Daria Posted Sat 16 Jan 2010 12:00am Just after I got out of bed today, noticed an unusual feeling on the bottom of my big toe, right foot. When I looked at it ... there was a small bloody vertical split in the skin near the center of the pad ... and I have no idea how it happened. I quickly cleaned up the wound and put a bandage on before D and I met my sister and m ... Read on »