Pain Under the Big Toe Joint: Sesamoiditis

Pain under the big toe joint can be a significant nuisance, and can make walking, squatting, and jumping painful.  This pain is typically due to a common condition called sesamoiditis.  Sesamoiditis is inflammation of one of two small, egg-shaped bones found under the big toe joint., known as the sesamoid bones.  Every human has them,Continue reading “Pain Under the Big Toe Joint: Sesamoiditis”

The Annoying Metatarsal Stress Fracture

Metatarsal stress fractures are a common foot injury that can be quite a nuisance to heal.  The metatarsals are the five long bones in the foot that form a bridge between the toes and the middle of the foot.  These roughly drumstick-shaped bones are fairly sturdy, but can be fractured during twisting injuries, or somethingContinue reading “The Annoying Metatarsal Stress Fracture”