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Colorado Injury + Pain Specialists Foot & Ankle Pain

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More Foot & Ankle Pain

Plantar Fasciitis
Probably the most common heel pain causes. The plantar fascia or band of tissue under the foot becomes inflamed causing heel pain which may radiate into the foot.

Pain is worse first thing in the morning but eases off only to gradually get worse later on.

Heel Spur
Heel pain similar to plantar fasciitis. A heel spur is a growth underneath and inside the heel where the plantar fascia attaches.

Symptoms are similar to plantar fasciitis but a heel spur can be present without pain and vice versa.

Bruised Heel
Pain under the heel bone often caused by overuse. A bruising of the fat pad under heel occurs.

This is common with soldiers marching or overuse through running and jumping. Another name for this condition if Policeman's Heel.

Achilles Bursitis

Pain and inflammation of the bursa which sits between the achilles tendon and the heel bone.

Symptoms include pain at the back of the heel where the achilles tendon attaches to the bone.

Sever's Disease

A common heel pain cause affecting young athletes. Pain is felt at the attachment of the achilles tendon to he heel bone.

It is due to the nd the bone crumbling. The young athlete should grow out of it as long as the injury is treated properly.

Achilles Tendinopathy

Pain, inflammation and thickening of the achilles tendon at the back of the ankle.

This is a common overuse injury which may become chronic causing degeneration of the tendon (tendinosis).

Broken Toe

A fracture of any of the phalange bones of the toes. Symptoms are usually obvious pain from an impact or trauma.

If the injury is a stress fracture then the toe pain will be more gradual onset through over use.

Ingrown Toenail
Ingrown toenails are common problems causing pain, redness and sometimes infection.

An avoidable cause of toe pain they may be caused by not cutting the nail correctly or poor choice of footwear.

Black Toenail
A black toenail or subungual Hematoma is a common problem resulting from direct trauma or impact to the toe.

It can also be caused by repetitive trauma from a shoe rubbing on the toe in the case of long distance running or walking.

Metatarsal Fracture
A break in one of the 5 metatarsals or long bones between the ankle and toes, often caused by impact to the foot from another shoe or boot.

The athlete will experience midfoot pain at the point of injury and be unable to put weight on the injury.

Extensor Tendonitis
An overuse foot injury with pain on the top of the foot, made worse by lifting the foot and toes upwards.

This foot pain cause may be due to over tightening shoes laces.

Navicular Stress Fracture
A poorly localized midfoot pain or ache associated with exercise.

A stress fracture will come on gradually due to over use and may not be visible on X ray until after the injury has started to heal.

Morton's Neuroma
Foot pain in the forefoot, specifically between the third and forth toes where the nerve passes.

Pain is made worse by squeezing the forefoot and compressing the nerve.

Metatarsalgia
Inflammation of the MTP joints in the forefoot causing toe pain when walking.

Metatarsalgia is also an umberella term used to describe pain in the forefoot which may have a number of causes.

Hallux Rigidus
Pain and stiffness in the 1st MTP joint at the base of the big toe.

Symptoms include toe pain at the base of the big toe or great toe with swelling and inflammation.

Morton's Neuroma
Foot pain in the forefoot, specifically between the third and forth toes where the nerve passes.

Pain is made worse by squeezing the forefoot and compressing the nerve.

Metatarsalgia
Inflammation of the MTP joints in the forefoot causing toe pain when walking.

Metatarsalgia is also an umberella term used to describe pain in the forefoot which may have a number of causes.

Hallux Rigidus
Pain and stiffness in the 1st MTP joint at the base of the big toe.

Symptoms include toe pain at the base of the big toe or great toe with swelling and inflammation.

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

 
 

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