Posts in January, 2024

Morton’s neuroma is a painful foot condition that results from the thickening of tissue around a nerve leading to the toes. This ailment commonly affects the area between the third and fourth toes, causing discomfort, burning sensations, or often the feeling of a small pebble inside the shoe. Individuals experiencing Morton’s neuroma may notice pain… Read more »

A neuroma is a thickening of nerve tissue and can develop throughout the body.  In the foot, the most common neuroma is a Morton’s neuroma; this typically forms between the third and fourth toes.  The thickening of the nerve is typically caused by compression and irritation of the nerve; this thickening can in turn cause… Read more »

Adult flat feet, a condition where the arches of the feet collapse, can be attributed to a multitude of factors, each contributing to the intricate landscape of this common ailment. One primary cause is weakened or overstretched tendons, often stemming from prolonged wear and tear or injury. Age-related changes to tendons and ligaments can also… Read more »

Flatfoot is a foot condition in which the arch of the foot has either partially or totally dropped or has never developed. While it is common in babies and small children, it can become a problem for them in adulthood if the arch never forms. For adults, the development of flat feet can be brought… Read more »

Plantar fasciitis, a prevalent foot condition, unfolds as a result of inflammation in the plantar fascia, a thick band of tissue that spans the bottom of the foot. This inflammation leads to symptoms that are distinctive yet often underestimated. A primary symptom is heel pain, particularly felt during the initial steps after periods of rest…. Read more »