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Nerve pain after ankle fusion 
My wife fell and broke bones in her ankle and leg. After the first operation she was still in pain so she goes to an orthopedist at the University of Kentucky. …

sharp pain in 2nd toe after bunionectomy 
I had bunion surgery -right foot -on November 2016 - no complications - I am now having very sharp pain in the 2nd toe, especially when I walk. RESPONSE …

Pain on the top of my foot 
My right foot has hurt off and on for the last two years on the top of the foot. This pain hurts when I take a step and the foot bends. However this time …

had a total ankle replacement 6 months ago foot feels like it is totally asleep and numb 
Had a total ankle replacement 6 months ago 1st of August 2016. Since surgery my foot and big toe feel like they are asleep numb and the other 4 toes feel …

Cold foot 3 weeks after surgery  
Hi, My husband had surgery 3 weeks ago on his ankle to remove two lesions from previous injury. He also has an incision on the lateral portion of his …

Three dots under right toenail 
On 1st October I noticed three black dots under my right toenail. No pain or other symptoms. The night before I wore tight new shoes and had a family dinner …

Stepped on a Nail 
I stepped on a nail about 10 weeks ago (with a sock and shoe on). It went right into the center of my heel. I was up to date on my tetanus booster, so …

Pain after a broken ankle has mended 
Hello, I fractured my ankle -rotational fracture of the lateral malleolus. After 6 weeks in a cast and boot the consultant discharged me without an examination …

Fractured 3 rd metatarsal at base/lis franc 
I suffered a fracture at the base of my 3rd metatarsal 9 wks ago. At the Er I was put in a boot. I saw a PA at an orthopedic office and was put in a …

Retained broken off pin in 2nd toe  
I had an osteotomy 13 weeks ago at the base of my 2nd toe in the left foot along with excision of a neuroma. At the same time I elected to have a right …

5th (little) toe pain 
I have intermittent pain in my right foot in 5th toe, tip of big toe, ball of foot, outside edge of foot below 5th toe, sometimes 4th toe. Little toe …

1 mtp joint capsulitis 
hello, male, 30 y.o. I was diagnosed with this condition last september and been suffering from it since April 2014 following a trauma on my big toe …

Post bunionectomy - stiffness and ache in lower leg above outer ankle 
I had bilateral scarf with akin procedures and tendon release for hammer second toes 5 weeks ago. One foot has recovered great but the other has been …

diagnosed sprained ankle still hurting 6 months later 
My now 11 year old daughter hurt her right ankle playing softball and could not put pressure on it. I took her to an urgent care where it was x-rayed and …

5th and 4th metatarsal fracture healing advice 
hi......I am a 36 year old female normally very active long distance runner outdoors for 16 years. Four weeks ago I fractured my 5th metatarsal minimally …

broken foot 
About 10 weeks Go while at lunch, the person sitting next to me went to scoot in their chair and set it on my foot. My foot swelled and bruised, I followed …

Foot is deformed 1 year after surgery 
I had bunion and hammertoe surgery about a year ago on my left foot. Instead of removing the bunion the doctor just shaved it. As a result when it healed, …

Unexplained pain on side of foot 
The outside "edge" of my left foot hurts (in the general vicinity of the cuboid). There is no visible wound, no trauma, it does not hurt to touch it, and …

Sprain and stretching in foot 
Hello there, I have hurt my foot 3 months and 22 days ago while doing my usual daily sport. It turned blue immediately and started swelling, I went to …

Pain 8 months after surgery, but no inflammation? 
Greetings Dr. Mitnick, I had bunionette surgery on left foot roughly 8 months ago, but for some reason the foot still hurts whenever standing or walking …

Chronic pain in ball of foot after bunion surgery (nerve pain?) 
I am 45 years old, 6'2" and 166 lbs. I had bunion surgery on both feet almost 6 months ago (bunionectomy with fixation). After about 2 weeks, I was able …

big toe at 1 o'clock position 
After surgery in big toe to rid of arthritis,plates and screws used, I noticed immediately after surgery that my big toe is pulled to about the 1 o'clock …

Pain after tendon surgery with cast 
I had surgery to repair a tear in my peroneal tendon and had a neuroma removed on Jan 5th. I have been having severe pain in my foot since Monday night. …

recently had bone spur surgery 
Back in April I had a bone spur removed from my ankle I did exactly as the doctor said and I was NWB for at least two months and I was cautious and careful …

Foot problem 
A month ago I stepped on a piece of glass. Near the site there was a callus. The doctor numbed my foot in the office from the top and removed the glass …

Toenail infection, Athlete's foot and Eczema all at once? 
My poor 7 year old son has a fairly obvious nail skin fold infection on his right big toe (which is red, warm, swollen, and painful to touch, and I think …

Pain on the left side of my foot on the 5th Metatarsal  
In May 2014 the pain started after dancing. The pain has been in the same place by the 5th Metatarsal and underneath the foot by the 5th Metatarsal. …

Broken Fifth Metarsal 
I was having sciatic pain on my left side that went from my back to my big toe. I babied that side and put most weight on my right side. I stepped over …

pain from a cut still ligering after two months with some small swelling 
Hi, Almost exactly two months ago I cut the bottom of my right foot on the outside edge. The cut was fairly small (slightly less than half an inch) but …

Severe pain in ankle and foot, 11 weeks after sprain 
I was diagnosed with a severe sprain 11 weeks ago, fell on some steps and heard and felt a loud crack on the outer part of my foot. Was diagnosed with …

Sprain, 2nd mtp synovitis, fibular sesamoiditis 
I was diagnosed with a sprain, contusion, 2nd mtp synovitis, and fibular sesamoiditis. This was not a gradual thing as so many sites say. (And rarely wear …

Continued pain and nerve issues after surgery for plantar fasciitis 
Last year I started walking for exercise. I walked 4-5 hours a week. I had heel pain but just powered through it. I finally went to the doctor 6 months …

Heel Pain From Sports Injury 
Hello there, back in April during my soccer game I landed on my left heel and felt strong pain right away. I applied ice and 'rest' for a week and then …

toddler with leg pain 
My son is 1 yr 9 months slipped on a clothes hanger and twisted his leg 12 days ago took him to the ER xrays came out OK gave him ibuprofen and that was …

capulitis with orthotics & running shoes 
Your webpage is excellent, I commend you on sharing your knowledge to the public. I have a few questions for you regarding my recent foot pain (capsulitis) …

sesamoiditis after bunion surgery 
After bunion surgery on both feet my right foot is not healing and with a compounded cream, anti-inflammatory and new orthotics. I was told I have sesamoiditis. …

heel pain after Achilles tendon surgery 
On March 3, 2014 surgery was performed on the right foot to remove two large (one almost an inch & the other 1/2") bone spurs growing directly out of the …

Tarsal tunnel syndrome 
Hi, Dr. Mitnick, I wrote to you several months ago about the tingling in my feet following a broken right hip and then a fractured great toe that happened …

bone stimulator for broken implant in hammertoe? 
Hello Dr. I have had an implant put in my second toe to repair a hammertoe surgery that never worked and from which I ended up with mallet toe (the …

Chronic plantar Fasciitis, Is Surgery Only Option?  
Heel pain when walking, arch pain with frequent muscle spasms. Pain present while exercising but tolerable. (Group exercise instructor with 14 classes …

callus formation 5th metatarsal 
Hi. I fractured shaft (just below head) with mild displacement of 5th metatarsal x 6 wks ago. Being a nurse I was off work for 6 weeks with air cast. Follow …

Jones Fracture / Non Union Fracture 
I broke my foot last June (5th Metatorsal) I re broke it end of Dec 2013. Both times it was eggplant color from the blood loss when the bone broke! Around …

Broken 1st metatarsal after fusion surgery 
Hi, I was told by the surgeon that my cheilectomy and toe fushion was not straight forward as one of the screws had broken the 1st metarsal bone. My foot …

Alternating foot and ankle pain 
For about 8-10 months now, I have had alternating pain, starting with what starts like the arch of my right foot soreness, then it progresses through to …

Navicular fracture shattered with bone graft 
Im 3 1/2 months post-op. This thing (left foot) is still causing me nightmares. Cramping at night. Walking on it weight-bearing is tolerable but seems …

Pain in ankle and foot 
I was on a ladder about 9 feet up when the bottom slid out, I grab the gutter who he'd slowed the fall a little but I landed on the ladder .. Can't say …

Broken fibula and ankle bone 
Hi, I had an accident 10 months ago and broke my fibula and ankle, surgery was done, screw inserted in the ankle and plate in the fibula. Last X Ray showed …

Killer accessory navicular pain but torn peroneal tendons too :( 
Hello-I have serious foot issues that have accumulated over the years with psoriatic arthritis. One foot has subluxing peroneal tendons, and the other …

painfully sore, with pain that feels like splinters 
I've always had a problem with my feet being overly sore. But when I started seeing a Dr. about an old ankle injury, he noticed that my feet turn inwards …

12 days post bunionectomy- joint movement 
I had a bunionectomy (right foot) on 5/23/14. The bone was cut and a staple placed to hold the bones together.The MD told my husband and me that I could …

Injury to big toe 
A week and a half ago, I opened a door and the corner of it went under the nail on my big toe. It bleed a lot at first and then off and on the rest of …

electric shock on top of foot 
For a few nights ive been kept awake with what I can only describe as an electric shock on the top of my left foot (where my laces would tie on my trainers)... …

Ankle pain with lots of swelling.  
In Feb I rolled my left foot at home causing what I thought was an ankle sprain. When I went to see my doctor I explained to him that the pain I have …

MRI vs EMG for Baxter's nerve 
After xray and 8 weeks PT my podiatrist ordered an MRI for entrapped Baxter nerve diagnosis. PT said to have my neurologist do nerve test. He ordered an …

String tied around toes 
About six or seven years ago I started to get the feeling as if a string were tied around the 2nd and 3rd toes of the left foot. It is not particularly …

HEEL EXTREME PAIN 
This past Novemember(2013) I was standing on the toilet painting the bathroom, when I lost my balance and fell off...my right foot landed gracefully on …

Diabetic foot color change after non healing ulcer  
Dear Doctor My History I am a type 1 diabetic for 50+ years test 10 times a day and HA1c runs 5.6-6.1 Intensive therapy... with diabetic nueropathy, …

top of big toe pain 
Hello, I am a 33 yo female runner, at currently about 25mpw. I was working my mileage back up to where I like it for the spring, trying to increase distance …

top of foot injury from kicking 
Hi, I injured my foot playing soccer 3 weeks ago. The injury was from making a tackle and impacting with ball and person very hard with the top of my …

Black spot under toenail 
Some weeks ago I spotted a black spot under my toenail. First I though it might be a mole, as I am prone to getting new very often. Today I was taking …

stepped on glass 
Last night I stepped on a good size piece of glass. The laceration in the dead center of my foot by the arch, it bled a lot but I cleaned it and applied …

trauma to left side foot  
I have had no foot pain until I fell from a ladder taking something down from a shelf. as soon as it happened I could walk on the foot, but it was hurting …

over sensitive toe after nerve block 
i had a jones fracture left foot May 11 2013 that was non-union and had a bone graft with plate put on Aug 30 2013. I used a bone stimulator and non WB …

non displaced cuboid fracture - 7 weeks not healing 
twisted foot running on 10/13. went to ER as was in great pain. xrays negative for fracture. week later went to podiatrist still in pain and got mri. …

Jones Fracture/ 8 weeks and still have significant pain 
Hello. I am at 8 weeks with a confirmed Jones Fracture/ nondisplaced / not separated. I have had an aircast from the beginning and crutches. Because …

Loose screw 
Loose screw/Too much bone removed/Sitting too high July 9, 2010 I had a bunion and tailors bunion corrected surgically on my right foot. I was no …

Swollen ankle 7 years after bunionectomy and fusion 
I had bunion surgery and the next three toes fused straight 7 years ago. I had physical therapy afterward. Since that time, the only time that my foot …

Swollen toe after hammertoe surgery  
My second toe on my right foot is still swollen after my hammertoe surgery 6 months ago. The foot doctor said to massage it everyday, but after all this …

toe swollen and red 
About a week ago, on my right foot my 3rd toe suddenly started getting really sore and swelled up and is red. It's so swollen that I can't even bend it, …

My left big toe will not lie flat.  
My left big toe will not lie flat. Sometimes it almost stands straight up. Just had them xrayed. Doctor said surgery is not an option as it is calcified. …

Pain @ the base of 2nd & 3rd toes Left foot. 
This started as I was walking on a golf course about 3 months ago. 1st podiatrist took an ex-ray, but didn't offer any explanation. 2nd podiatrist pointed …

24/7 Pain  
24/7 Pain in ankle/foot/toe areas...been 3 months straight now Back in April my boyfriend started having slight pain in foot/ankle/heel/toe areas...Went …

Painful, red spots on my feet 
I am a 23 year old, female. For years I've gotten red, hot, painful spots on my feet. I get them on my big toe, heel, and sides of my feet. They are very …

Pea sized hard bump on inside foot side of big toe. 
For 4-5 years I have had this bump and I thought i had got a sliver of Glass in the side of my foot in the same spot. But have had it cut open to find …

Pain and Numbness to foot after ankle fusion. 
I am a 44 yr old Female in excellent health. I was very athletic prior to my surgey, even with terrible arthritis from a crush injury to my right foot …

Left medial ankle pain 
I am a runner and have new orthotics in my shoes. About 2 weeks ago I had a sudden onset of pain in my medial left ankle after a run. I am about 5 months …

severe pain three weeks after ganglion surgery 
I had surgery March 15, 2013 to remove a ganglion cyst on the bottom of my toe. The doctor,ran into some issuse while he was performing the procedure. …

I have a broken sewing needle in my foot for two weeks,still experiencing a throbbing pain 
I had a X-ray done to confirm that there is a broken sewing needle in my foot. There was, between the toes, slanting downwards. An antibiotic was prescribed-Keflex …

Ball of foot pain, top of foot pain, swelling, numbness, extreme cold sensation in foot 
I am a triathlete, so I run and ride bikes a lot. Not so much in the past few months. I used to have a problem with chronic achilies tendonitis that lasted …

Pain in the bottom of both heels 
Hello, I'm currently 23, male, in good shape, 5'9", and weigh 160Ibs. I've been dealing with pain in the bottoms of BOTH of my heels for a long time. …

Lump on ball of right foot. 
in may 2012 the area started showing small lump. thought maybe callus. it got bigger and GP cut it out. (OW). went to see podiatrist and he said come …

Pain on the ball of my foot, feels like I'm walking on a marble...  
So the pain just randomly starting hurting one day and I didn't think to much about it. Well, after months went by and the pain didn't go away I went to …

burning foot pain 
I have been suffering from burning foot pain for over 4 years. I have seen 2 podiatrists and 2 neurologists. I have tried physical therapy, ultrasound, …

Some of my toes are swollen? 
It started when my third toe on my right foot hurt (upon me pressing on it) under the cuticle. I thought it was nothing and ignored it. A few days afterwards, …

Floating toes ,bunion came back after surgery  
Hello Doctor, my feet are giving me big problems and pain and I don't know what to do. On my left foot after my bunion and hammertoe surgery as you can …

medial malleolus pain  
Hi I fractured my ankle about 10 yrs ago the medial malleolus was screwed back into place with three screws I had them removed a year later but as long …

freezing foot and leg lots of pain after having my cast of my broken foot  
i broke my foot infact 4 of my bones in my foot metatarsals i think, other than the one leading upto my big toe. i had been in a cast for 5 weeks, had …

red, swelling, hot foot/ankle 
my husband is on his feet all day, and three times this has happened. different foot every time. his foot hurts so bad he can barely walk. he has tough …

I have Osteoporosis and Bunions. 
Dr. Mitnick, I could really use your advice right now. After having bi-lateral 2nd metatarsal stress fractures 6 months apart, I discovered that I …

pain at base of 5th metatarsal 
over last year have suffered pain at base of right 5th MT. I had a congenital 6th toe at birth which was excised at 2 days old. This was at 4/5 web space. …

Left foot - toe - blister just by the nail 
I am a diabetes. One day while I returned from mmy daily walk I noticed a blister on my left foot toe. ai let it stay as it was. washed and cleaned my …

I have a hard bump behind the joint of my big toe 
About 15 years ago I had surgery on the toes on my left food because of a bunion. I haven't been able to bend my big toe since, but I can move it by hand …

severe pain bearing weight, pain moves to different areas of foot 
In February,I was walking more than usual and I noticed one day my foot hurt. By the next day I was almost unable to bear weight on it. It started on top …

turf toe 
Hi Dr Marc I had emailed you previously about 3-4 weeks ago I was playing soccer and put my foot down and felt and heard a pop in the ball of my left …

I have a Golf ball sized soft lump / swelling to my left ankle 
I have a golf ball sized swelling / lump, on my left ankle. There is also a slight swelling to my right ankle. I have had these for a couple of years, …

pain in bottom of foot 
I was walking and felt a pop/crack in the ball of my foot in line with my big toe. Like when you crack your knuckles, I then felt pain in the tendon/ligament …

Swollen metatarsal area - below and slightly ontop 
I have been running long distance for years. (About 14 miles on Saturdays; keeping the weekday runs to just about 3 miles, four days a week.) I recently …

chronic foot pain 
I suffer from chronic foot pain in both my feet. The pain is excruciating and is not limited to just one part of the foot. Pretty much, any part of my …

wondering if i bruised my bone in my foot 
I was playing xbox yesterday and I had to get up to get the dog. when i got up I dropped the corner of my Xbox 360 controller on my metatarsal bone. it …

Severe pain; can't bear weight on right foot 
For the 4th time in my life, my foot started hurting again tonight, following the same progression of symptoms to the point of severe pain and inability …

after ball pain, middle toe leans against neighboring toe. 
My middle toe resembles MaryEllen's 2nd toe but just prior to it leaning I felt an excruciating pain in the mid section of the ball of my right foot...and …

top of foot pain both feet 
started about i month ago, left foot in am had top of foot pain. Since then it has moved to both feet. Had yearly physical 3 months ago including blood …

Right foot fore foot near fifth metatarsal pain 
((I apologize that this will be very long but I want to give you as much detail as I can remember or give)) Background information: About seven …

Strange Bruise-Like Bump on Second Toe 
Hello. Recently, I noticed that I have a very small, bruise-like bump on the middle top of my second toe (the toe next to the big toe) on my left foot. …

I spoke to you last week about my 3rd toe amputation and a nerve entrapment. 
Well,I went back to the original Podiatrist who did my surgery,and basically I told him about your advice and he said that he wanted more Xrays and an …

pain in my foot  
I went for a run last weekend and ran 15 miles which i dont usually run when i finished i was aching whitch was to be expected but the next day i had a …

Foot very sore almost painful I have a high tolerance for pain but this is really bothering me 
I am a very active women and in great shape was on my way to do a power walk when earlier (I think this may have been the time i hurt it though I didn't …

Big Toe Injury 
I work nights in a print room for NYS. We print the NYS Personal Income Tax Refund Checks. Once printed, the checks get put on a 4-way cart. Each cart …

Pain after amputation of 3rd toe from a crushing injury. 
Had an oak bench fall onto my left foot 1 1/2 years ago.A podiatrist removed bone fragments with surgery,then therapy. Toe started losing circulation and …

Sharp severe pain in big toe when I point my foot down 
I am 38 year old healthy, active female. About 3 weeks ago, I woke up, stretched and almost jumped out of my skin from pain...the top of my big toe down …

Bottom of both feet pain 
Hi there, This all started in June 2011 and I havent felt the same since. I had a parcelly torn ligament in bottom of left foot. After it healed I was …

ANKLE PAIN, DIAGNOSE "SINUS TARSI SYNDROME" 
Hi I am a mail carrier and have been doing it for over 9 years on 08/16/2011 I sprained my right ankle while crossing a front yard (uneven dried grass) …

Fell and injured foot three weeks after cheilectomy for hallux limitus 
Three weeks ago I had a cheilectomy for hallux limitus with sesamoid involvement--and arthritis. Last Thursday, I had the stitches removed and was …

Sprained ankle 
Sprained my ankle about 5 weeks ago. Had to be helped off the field of play as it was very painful straight afterwards. By the next day after proper RICE …

Bruisng, swelling and painful to touch after I dropped a heavy jar on top of my foot.  
6 days ago I dropped a heavy jar on top of my foot. Shortly after my foot began to swell and the bruise covered most of the top of my foot. I could walk …

unable to bear weight on heel and outside edge of foot 
I woke up yesterday and was unable to bear weight on my left foot. It hurts extremely bad starting near my ankle bone, moving down the outside edge to …

sciatica and swollen toes 
I have had three back surgeries in the last 18months. Both anterior and posterior, l4-l5 initially and l3-l4 7 months ago. In the last 6 months I have …

Pain from callus with blood blister on ball of big toe 
Left foot ball of big toe has a callus that is starting to get circular cracks on it. Have had the callus for years. Haven't paid any attention to it, …

Nerve pain in big toe?? 
Whenever I put any downward pressure on my big left toe (walking, running, etc.) I have a painful sensation. It feels as if I have a blister on the bottom …

Bottom/Outside of left foot Pain after NYC Marathon 
After running the NYC Marathon in early November, 2011 I suffered severe pain on the bottom of my foot along the entire outside from heel to toe. It essentially …

sensitive spot on left foot 
Hi there, I have a very sensitive spot on the inner side of my left foot, just behind the big toe joint. It is slightly swollen and red. From the little …

Extreme sharp pain in my big toe 
Quite simple cause really. In November, I stepped on a drawing pin which went all the way into my big toe. I immediately pulled it out (no blood) …

Sores/Spots on Ankle & Very fat swollen Veins below the knee. 
I am a 40 year old man who has really never been to a doctor in about the last 15 years, because I have been fairly healthy. However for about the past …

Ball of foot pain. 
I jumped onto a glass bottle,and cut my foot as it smashed. There was alot of blood but the cut was tiny. The next day i could hardly weight bear and alot …

Stabbing pain on top of both feet 
I have had this stabbing sensation on the top of both of my feet for about 4 1/2 years now. I am 43 years old and I stopped teaching fitness classes because …

Pain, Swelling and bruising in ankle w/bottom & behind heel pain.Over 2 inch Indent at side of calf. Pain when moving or curling my toes. Some pain behind knee and down leg.  
I am a 41 year old female. I had been walking on my heels for a couple of weeks bc both toes were infected from a procedure I had to get done. I kept …

Sudden onset sharp pain top of feet nearest big toe on both feet. 
I got up and starting walking in the kitchen last night and all of a sudden I had alot of sharp pain in the top of my foot when I put weight on it..it's …

Swelling and pain at the Cuboid / 5th metatarsal joint - lateral side of foot 
Lengthy description to follow as I have been forced, by my podiatrist and primary, to research my injury myself. Any advice would be appreciated. Following …

12 weeks after Syndesmotic unstable ankle fracture (fibula break below knee) 
I went 1-week after injury waiting for surgery, then had to travel to a larger city to have my surgery. I had broken my fibula and a complete syndesmotic …

Pain & numb on top of foot 
Hi, Thanks for taking time to read and answer so many questions. It is truly a public service! I'm a 50 year old over-weight female. I've had a severely …

Lump on bottom of right foot. 
I was walking around four miles one day when I twisted my right ankle and saw stars. I think the bottom side of the foot turned in or under and I stepped …

Outer left foot pain about 1 inch from little toe 
For two months I have had dull pain on my outer left foot. I do not have swelling or discoloration, so I have put off going to the doctor. I can walk …

lump on instep of foot 
Hello, recently I have noticed a small pea size lump on the instep of my left foot. It hurts mildly when i try rubbing it witm my hand, and sometimes i …

sudden onset of severe foot pain without an injury 
I am a 60 year old woman who is very active with spinning, elliptical, and weight training. I love to work out and do so daily. Yesterday I got up from …

Have plantar fasciitis..can this also be attributed to knee problems? 
I have written before about the surgery's I have had trying to fix my plantar fasciitis with no help...The second surgery I had was to stretch my achilles …

most annoying, aggravating nerve pulling/tightness numbness sensation of 2nd toe status post 2nd toe osteotomy and neuromal removal 
I have an aggravating, annoying pulling-like nerve sensation and numbness 24/7 of my 2nd toe after having a redo bunion surgery by another podiatrist and …

Severe Heel pain 
2 days ago I landed hard, flat on my heel while landed from a jump playing basketball (wearing tennis shoes). I did not roll my ankle or fall on it at …

Pain, tingling, loss of sensation below left ankle 
I had a simple closed fracture of my left fibula on April 23. It healed well after 6 weeks in a cast and four weeks in a boot. The pain from the fracture …

Intense Pain & Burning middle of the bottom of foot 
I started a 2nd job about 6 months ago cashiering 4 hours a day 3 times a week (I cashiered for about 15 years a decade ago). A couple of months ago I …

Feet Paining and Burns 
Thank you for the reply to my previous questions Doctor I have started loosing weight and also looking for a foot specialist not just for myself but for …

post-op blood clot and ankle swelling 
hi there. on 4/18/11 i had surgery on my left ankle to remove a ganglion cyst and repair ligaments. they were fixed my drilling into my ankle ankle and …

Why Do My Heels Look Almost Transparent and have so many tiny cracks On X-Ray? The tops of my toe bones, too. 
I have significant scoliosis, osteoarthritis, and my feet hurt very badly on the heels, tops of feet, and sometimes it feels like the muscle tears in my …

Achilles Pain and possible calf shortening. 
I was born with spina bifida, repaired, did fine for a long time. I am now 47 and have went through two tethered cord surgeries, the last being in 2009 …

Pain on outside edge rolling up to top outside edge 
I feel this same pain whenever I step on an object on the outside edge of my foot. It's as though there is a weak place located at a 45 degree angle forward …

pain underneath big toe from stepping on sharp rocks 
Hi, I was wearing slippers and my slipper came off and I stepped on some sharp rocks and underneath my big toe started to hurt and I looked at my toe …

Foot pain upon first standing 
After sitting for a while (short period or long period of time) when I stand I have terrible pain in both feet. I walk slowly for 5-10 steps and the pain …

jammed big toe approx. 7 weeks after toe fusion 
I had a toe fusion end of July, had soft cast one week, then hard cast 5 weeks, now wearing boot for another 4 weeks - no more appts. to see doctor. After …

foot gets hot in the sun 
Fractured metatarsal had a metal plate and 5 pins installed. I work out side and noticed that my left foot will start heating up with shoes an socks on …

Spreading middle toes 
In Feb. 2011, I had extensive surgery on my left foot for bunion, bunionette, hammer toe. I thought I was healing okay because I had the exact same surgery …

Overly sensitive skin and weird bump following bunion surgery 
I had bunion surgery on both feet approximately 8 weeks ago.. my left foot (where the bunion was near the big toe) is now doing just fine, but I'm having …

pain in my diabetic foot  
I am overweight and a diabetic patient(DM type 1,DKA) , whenever I walk or stand for a long and sit to take rest and the moment I stand up again my left …

ankle pain from growth plate fracture 
My daughter fractured her growth plate in her right ankle 6 years ago. The orthopedic doctor casted it for 6 weeks and sent her to PT and we have been …

tightness and zinging pain behind ankle bone 
When doing calf stretch type exercises, downward dog yoga position for example, when I try to put my heel down to the floor, I get a zinging pain right …

Pain below big toe after stepping on a rock 
Four days ago I was outside wearing flimsy flip flops, while walking to my shed I stepped on a big rock right below my big toe. It was tender but not …

Stabbing Toe pain After Toenail Surgery 
I had a partial toenail operation on Aug.2nd. It was doing fine and just a few days ago I have been dealing with some numbness at times in my big toe …

Complications from Neuroma surgery (3 neuroma's removed) 
Went back to Podiatrist (patient for 9 years) and asked what we could do for my foot..besides the still tender pain (6 months post op)...I now have my …

Pain, Cold, numbness on bottom of foot that started from mild trauma (?) 
Mid to late June, long day of gardening in a stooped position without supportive shoes caused this same basic thing. There was more bruising on ball of …

arch and heel ache for five years 
The bottoms of both feet have been intensely painful for years. Originally diagnosed as Plantar fasciitis, but no improvement with treatment or orthotics …

Broke tib/fib 2 years ago, now the ankle is giving pain 
Hello, I hope to clear up some confusion I have. I had an open fracture of my right tib/fib in June of 2009. I broke it while quad skating playing roller …

Sesamoidits Swelling  
The episode involving pain and swelling in the ball of my right foot started with me feeling a very slight pain when taking walks in dress shoes. It wouldn't …

SHARP PAIN ALONG THE OUTER EDGE OF LEFT FOOT 
SEVERE AND SHARP PAIN ALONG THE OUTER EDGE OF LEFT FOOT. NO SWELLING REDDNESS OR OTHER ABNORMALITIES IN APPEARANCE. VERY HARD TIME TRYING TO CARRY ANY …

unknown foot pain 
my foot has been hurting for 3 weeks now from out of no where it is the top right of my right foot. i have iced it down used muscle rub changed shoes soaked …

Pereneus Longus Tendon Rupture  
I have an os pereneum that fractured causing the pereneus longus to completely rupture. I went to the doctor the next day for treatment. Misdiagnosed …

Post Op Morton's Neuroma--longer recovery than normal?  
I am 15 weeks since having 3 large Morton's Neuroma's removed from my left foot. Background. I was diagnosed with the MN on my left foot by Xrays done …

persistent numbness, paresthesia, tightness, swelling and skin color changes post foot surgery 
Dec. 17 I had plantar plate repair and bunionectomy surgery. Had an ankle block anesthesia. During procedure a fire alarm went off at outpatient surgery …

Foot 
I experience extreme pain on the right outside side of my foot when I step. With each step I take the pain grows worse and worse. When I step or move …

top of the foot stabbing/jabbing pain 
Location of pain: I can't exactly pin point it but its midway between the ankle and the toe. More accurately in the area occupied by Extensor digitorum …

Injured in the Army told I have Plantar fasciitis but now they think it is nerve related.. 
I remember streching when I was in the Army I felt something pull on the bottom of both feet and ever since I have had pain. The pain has never been in …

Why are my feet in pain 
I a 58-year-old female. I am in excellent health and not overweight. I stand for most of 8 hours at my job. I wear very comfortable shoes and have no …

Extreme pain in foot, numbness, at times feels like frost bite in last 3 toes. 
Hi my name is Heather, In January of 2009 I had a tight rope bunion surgery, with a temporary pin placed in big toe to correct my bunion; which was causing …

blue/black (blood?) under both big toe nails 
About six weeks ago I noticed a black & blue roundish spot under EACH of my big toe nails. I do not remember having any trauma. I went to the podiatrist …

daily, constant pain all over both feet for over 10 years! 
I first noticed pain in both feet while working a retail job and being on my feet all day long. This was just over 10 years ago (when I was 31 years …

Large knot on achilles tendon, painful lumps on top and side of foot 
Dear Dr. Mitnick, I will apologize for the length of my post in advance. I am a 35 yr old female, 5'6 tall and weigh 145 pounds. I was dxed with …

very sore toe ends, red and painful 
All small toes on both feet (not big toe), but particularly the right foot, are extremely sore and a bit red, and this makes walking very difficult unless …

Pain on the bottom of my big toe 
When I stand in one place or walk it feels like i'm stepping on a rock, but deep beneath the skin of my toe. It burns and hurts real bad when touched or …

inside ankle pain after ankle fusion surgery. 
I had ankle fusion surgery back in June of 2010. My ankle has never been broken however the found a cyst growing inside the ankle, and originally I had …

Nerve pain developed in 2nd toe 5 months post bunionectomy 
I had a bunionectomy done in late March 2010, and also a tailor's bunion corrected at the same time. It was actually the tailor's bunion that was giving …

Bump on inside of foot with pain 
Hi- For quite some time now, I've experienced pain on the insides of my feet, right above the arch near the ankle. I get this pain whenever I wear …

pain and swelling on top of left foot... 
I have a knot(i guess) that came up on the top of my left foot. It is extremely painful and there is swelling of my whole foot. When I wear socks and tennis …

intermitten burning pain on the side of the big toe  
I have been experiencing a sharp burning pain in the left side of my right big toe for a couple of weeks now. It is right where the big toe meets the …

Ankle instability and plantar fasciitis 
I work as a horseback riding instructor at a therapeutic riding center, so sometimes have to run alongside a trotting horse carrying a child. The riding …

pain in both feet on outer sides of feet 
I have been having pains in both feet for approximately 8 months. The pain generally occurs on the outer side of my feet. I have had no accidents and …

Heel pain underneath heel and back of heel 
Dr. I read your article on bursitis, and your description of discomfort when sleeping on my back with the back of heel on the mattress, as well as the …

Top outside part of left foot stretching/burning sensation...? 
Dr., recently I have experienced a strange sensation on the top part of my foot directly below my last two toes down further to the middle-left side on …

side of foot pain, similar to bunion? 
Hello, I am having some "bunion" issues that were caused by trauma. I was in a relatively minor skateboarding accident in early April. I landed on my …

Hard (bone like) painful bump on top of foot under the skin 
I have a small hard bump on the top of my left foot under the skin. It is very painful when I walk even without shoes on and sore to the touch. It almost …

Pain on the outside of my right foot 
Hi I recently started to run again, took about a year off to rest my body from chronic ankle injuries and two hand surgeries. I am 18 years old, a male …

stinging and discomfort after removal of bone spur from second toe 
Since my surgery for the above condition two months ago, I am still having some throbbing and stinging on the toe. I had a cortisone injection two weeks …

Complications after having Lapidus Bunionectomy in January 2010 
I had Lapidus Bunionectomy on 1/21/10. I had a second procedure/surgery done on 1/25/10, because I got an infection in the wound. After reopening the …

case studies of foot pain-vol1 
Forty four years ago I broke my ankle in a car accident. I was driving and had my foot on the brake when I hit another car head on. I have pins in my …

Right foot pain after car accident 
My right foot was injured when I was rear ended by two other cars. The MRI was negative. However my foot continues to bother me years later. I notice differences …

Gout? 2nd Toe Issues? 
I work out at gym 4-5 times weekly. I wear flip flops all the time in locker room. Father and older brother have some history of gout. I never knew …

Black spot under big toenails 
I have a black spot under my toenail that I noticed about 3 months ago after removing nail polish that I had for probably about 4 months. It started out …

heel pain from possible infection 
Three weeks ago I stood on a piece of wire that pierced my shoe and went into my heel. I am now on crutches, because I can't put any weight on my foot. …

Stabbing/Shooting Pain in left big toe 
I use to have this shooting pain from the inside of my left big toe once in a while. All day today I've been having this same pain and it's driving me …

Lump on top of foot, pain and tingling? Help.. 
I have been having problems with my right foot. I wore Danskos which might have contributed to this problem. Although it?s getting worse and I stopped …

Unexplained bruising on big toes. 
A few weeks ago I noticed a small bruise on the left side of my left big toenail. I have not injured it in any way and nothing has changed shoe wise. I …

A lifetime of big toe/side pain only when wearing shoes 
Hi! I found out that pigeon toe runs in my family with the birth of my son. He's is getting therapy for his in-turning. I have had footwear issues all …

Fused big toe joint and want to return to tennis! 
This is my third surgery for the same issue...the first doctor tried an implant, didn't work...second doctor took bone from my hip and fused the joint, …

The right diagnosis and fusing the toe info 
Hi, I am a 37 years old and was a very active female. My podiatrist recommended fusing my big toe after seeing a 30-40% joint deterioration in my big …

left foot dorsal-lateral surface hard painless bump seems to run along a tendon 
I am a 68-year-old female, quite physically active, do a lot of walking and moderate amount of hiking. Noticed this small bump about a year ago. Doesn't …

Ankle Pain!! 
I have recently developed a severe sharp pain in my left ankle that just comes out of nowhere and lasts for a 5-10 seconds. The pain is like someone taking …

Right Middle Toes Stabbing & Burning Pain, worsens when shoeless... 
Hello, I am a 49 year old Caucasian male. For several months now, if not a year, I have experienced frequent sharp burning and stabbing pain in my …

foot pain on the ball of my foot after bunion surgery 
I had bunion surgery in June and still having problems walking on my foot.The ball of my foot and pain between the big toe and second toe is really bad...extreme …

Bump on second toe 
I have a "bump"on my second toe that's the size of a pea. It is on the joint and although it is not painful it looks quite ugly. I have been to a podiatrist …

Bottom of foot pain 
Hi! I have been to a podiatrist twice where I received custom orthotics with many adjustments, an x-ray with no bone spurs present, a night splint, ibuprofen, …

sudden sharp pains on the top of my foot 
i have been getting sudden sharp pains on the top of my left foot - about middle of the foot closest to the big toe(the top right side of my left foot …

bruise under toenail 
This weekend, I was removing nail polish that had been on my toenails for a few months and I noticed what looked like a bruise along the left side of one …

Pain and Burning in the lesser digits 
I had surgery 10 months ago to correct hammertoes on my left foot. The doctor put screws in my 2nd and 3rd toe but not in my 4th. He just released some …

occasional excruciating pain on top of foot and plantar fasciitis 
I occasionally get a really scary pain in my feet, especially the left, if my feet or back of my calve gets cold. My toes cramp up and I can't move them …

Broken screw embedded in bone 
I had a car accident and broke my ankle, dislocating it and crushing the talas. Screws were put in place to hold the talas together. One of the screws …

Severe Pain on the Outside of my left Foot 
I have had gout before and i dont think this is it. My foot feels like its broken. At first it hurt more in the morning and then would feel good enough …

pain on right foot.... 
hiya! Ok.. this is going to sound strange. I think I have two problems. Firstly, on both of my feet I have suffered acute athletes foot. It has cleared …

Is this normal? 
I had surgery exactly 2 weeks ago for Morton's Neuroma. I actually had two neuromas on the left foot removed. One was between the 2nd and 3rd toe, and …

foot pain 1 yr after bunionectomy 
I still have much pain on the bottom (balls) of my foot while any amount of walking. It has been 1 yr since my austin buntmy, swelling, sharp burning …

warm sensation on bottom of left foot 
For the last few week I have been ramdomly getting a warm sensation on the bottom of my left foot. Is this something common or is there something I need …

Burning sensation on middle 3 toes 
About 2 weeks ago I started feeling this mild burning sensation on the top of my left foot that centered around the middle 3 toes. I was driving at the …

Foot pain; no swelling, no bruising 
I am experiencing pain while walking/running. It is sharp, but comes and goes in severity, sometimes so bad that it causes me to limp, other times hardly …

Feet look great, hurt like hell! Pain worse in bed 
My feet look normal and there is very little swelling, even at night after a long hot day at work. No corns, bunions, spurs, etc., I wear good shoes and …

Extreme (and getting worse) foot pain on entire base of foot :( 
Hi! I am desperate for anything that could help me - I get really really severe foot pain which has bothered me for years but it's getting to the point …

Sudden sharp stabbing pain in the top of one foot 
I'm a 49 yr old male. 5'6" & 165lbs. In very good health. I exercise 3-4 times a week and do good deal of walking as a part of my job. After several …

Left side of foot pain, heel and ball of foot pain 
Hello, I am a 44 year old Pe teacher who has been experiencing foot pain since October. I have had numerous xrays, 2 MRI's and numerous injections in …

Stabbing electric like pain in three toes of foot 
Beginning about a week ago, I had this stabbing pian in my big toe and the two adjacent toes of the left foot. This generally happens when the foot is …

Xray 
I am 14 weeks pregnant with baby number 2. I broke my foot on Friday and they gave me an xray today to see how bad the break is. I am now worried about …

pain in middle broken toe after three months, MRI shows non-union 
Experienced a really huge "toe-jam" on a piece of furniture 3+ months ago. First podiatrist kept telling me it was a broken toe, and that the (extremely) …

The Balls of my feet feel like they are bruised..... 
Hi, Ok, here we go..... I am 31, 5'8 and weigh 142. I am not pregnant, obese, nor do I have any health issues that I would be currently taking meds …

foot, ankle pain, numbness swelling after back surgery and broken foot 
I'll try to make this understandable. In Jan/09 I had a fracture in my foot. At the same time I had a herniated disk and had to have diskectomy and lamonectomy …

Pain on the outer lateral bottom of feet and lateral sides of both hands. 
I have been having foot pain for about a month. The pain involves bilateral feet and bilateral hands. The pain is on the bottom lateral side of feet. There …

bump on foot 
My son has developed a bump on side of his foot after playing a lot of basetball. It is swollen and is red and tender to the touch. He couldn't play …

pain on top of foot 
Hi there, About four weeks ago I looked down at my left foot and noticed a bump on the top, just below the third and fourth toe, it mostly only …

CROOKED SECOND TOES 
My problem involves my second (index)toes on both feet. They point at approximately a 45 degree angle toward the third toes. They don't hurt and don't …

Isolated Itchy Spot on bottom of foot 
i've had an isolated itchy spot on the right side under my foot, 2 inches below my second to last toe for a few years. I had this oval-ish spot the size …

ball of foot hurts, bunion and neuroma 
I have bunions and have no arches. the balls of my feet hurt and I also have a neuroma between my big toe and second toe. I have had 2 cortisone shots …

Foot pain after bunionectom/ repair. 
I am a very healthy 31 year old cosmetologist. So my feet are very important to me! I had what was suppose to be a bunionectomy in Dec.2008, I have recently …

Pain in both feet (top and bottom) 
I have been having foot pain in both feet (top and bottom) for almost 4 years. I am a 54 year old female but my feet feel like they have declared war against …

Multiple pains in bottom of feet 
About two days ago a few spots on the bottom of both my feet became very sensitive and have seemed to be getting worse. It feels as if there is something …

Running leads to stress fracture? 
Hello Marc, In Nov/08 I overdid it while getting back into my running routine at the gym. I felt a pain in my right foot while on the treadmill and …

titanium screws or removable pins 
Am 65 yr old, very healthy female with upcoming severe type bunion surgery. am not comfortable with suggested titanium screws (permanent) with concern …

Delayed diagnosis of matatarsal stress fracture 
I broke my middle toe a year ago, and because of continued soreness and occasional swelling they took another x-ray that showed a partly healed metatarsal …

Stress Fracture not healing? 
Hi. I have had a "stress fracture" for over 6 weeks. I first started feeling pain about 7 weeks ago. It went completely away for a week then came back. …

Had too large hardware removed from first metatarsal joint 
Two months ago I had the third surgery in the same place to remove hardware that was too large for the area ( four screws and a plate) and had been in …

Pain in the big toe 
A couple days ago I noticed whenever I strechted out my leg & pointed my left big toe, it has this pain which shoots down my foot to my toe and then it …

numbness, tingling, cold foot 
Last November, I sustained a stress fracture on my left foot of the neck of the 5th metatarsal. The first doctor I saw treated it with an air-cast walking …

Capsulitis I think 
First, thanks for putting together this website. Its the most informative site I have found dealing with foot problems. Last June I started having pain …

Ball of feet pain radiating to other parts of body. 
I have had this for many years. Its getting worse and the pain is unbearable. I have hard callouses on the balls of both feet below 2cd and 3rd toes. …

Inside ankle pain 
I had an extreme injury to my ankle in Sep of 2007, I had surgery to repair ligament damage on the outside of my ankle in Jan 2008. I got pregnant and …

Pain on Top of Foot 
I have a big concern. I’m really worried that I am wearing out my feet and will have to stop playing basketball, which is a great passion of mine. I'm …

stiff feet 
I am finally coming to an end with a severe episode of Plantar fasciitis but it is still lingering after 10 months!! I am going to physical therapy twice …

severe stabbing pain at top of toe where joins foot 
I am experiencing every night about 2 to 3 hours after retiring a very severe stabbing pain on the top of the toe next to my little toe, The pain is specific …

Swollen red toes 
Two weeks ago my 2nd, 4th and especially my pinky toe of my right foot became red and swollen. There is also a small dark discoloration on the nail bed …

post bunionectomy pain 
Three months ago I had surgery to remove a bunion and straighten two hammer toes. The surgeon cannot tell me what proceedure he used but cut bone in …

sprained ankle with torn Achilles tendon 
My husband sprained his ankle on Nov. 9, 2008, his family doctor told him to do the RICE treatment and to come back in 2 weeks.He could not step on it …

Skin discoloration 
Six months after ankle surgery and there is skin discoloration I was wondering if you could help me.. my husband has had four different ankle surgeries …

Heel pain 
I have been experiencing burning and stabbing pain in my right heel which had initially surfaced 10 years ago and has gotten progressively worse over time. …

Foot numbness after ankle surgery 
Hello, I'm a healthy 45 yr old female with no diabetes and in good shape. I'm 13 days post ankle surgery. Had primary ATFL ligament repair after a bad …

runners pain 
runner with pain on top of big toe and underneath big toe I have pain on top of my right big toe as well as underneath it. Here's background info. …

Pain after foot fusion 
I fell 12-25-07 and broke over 20 bones in my rt foot. I had one fusion done. This did not take. I then went in on June 17 08 to have a revision done. …

discoloration, itching, burning in ALL toes 
Hello everyone, I am a 25 year old graduate student finishing my doctorate in physical therapy this May. I live in Illinois, where it is most definitely …

Custom orthotics disaster 
I decided to get fitted for orthotics as a preventative measure prompted by my boss and an orthopedic surgeon who both swear by them. Other people I know …

Purple-Blue toes 
I have been going to a podiatrist for Plantar Fasciitis and slowly I am recovering. My doctor noticed my purplish-bluish hue to my toes but wasn't there …

twisted ankle/plantar fasciitis 
Me twisting my right ankle seemed to have had a domino effect which is quite confusing to me. Six months ago I simply twisted my r ankle trying …

sharp intense pain in second toe 
sharp intenese pain in second toe on left foot. feels like someone is stabbing it. it started aprox. 2 weeks ago. did not stub it. but when the pain hits …

toes numb 
All toes pain when exercized, numbed, limited motion radius, stiff constantly without much relief. I do sit a lot at my computer; however, I excercise …

bunion 
I've had a bunion on my right foot (photo attached) that first became noticeable when I was in high school (ran track and cross country but noticed bunion …

Toe numbness and tingly  
I've been experiencing for a couple of years now toe numbness and tingly feelings on both feet mainly my left foot on the 2nd and 3rd toes (sometimes the …

Warm feeling at bottom of left foot 
My husband, 47 years old, has a constant warm feeling in the bottom of his left foot, although the foot is not actually warm to the touch. He has recently …

plantar fasciitis 
I have been struggling with plantar fasciitis for the past 5 months and had it both feet. It started in my right foot and progressed in my good foot

Tailor's bunion 
Hi I have bunions on both feet, though they cause infrequent pain or trouble. However, on my left foot, I also have a tailor's bunion that flared up …

sudden night-time pain in same foot of my 9 year old 
My 9 year old daughter has struggled with foot pain for several years now. This started around age 5 or 6 and was intermittent so I called it "growing …

swollen 2nd toe 
Back in May, I stepped on a small pebble which had gotten into my shoe. I removed it quickly, but it was still sore. I didn't think much of this until …

Baxters Nerve Entrapment 
I have been experiencing severe pain in the arch of my foot.(this has been going on for over 2 years, I badly sprained my ankle and it has never recovered) …

chronic feet pain of unknown etiology 
I've contacted you once before regarding my pain. I'm a nurse on a high acuity unit. I started experincing pain in my left foot and it steadily worsened …

Bump on side of left foot 
I am a 35 year old female. I have what appears to be a cyst on the side of my foot... just diagonal from my ankle. I actually had a cyst on the same foot …

Pain after Bunionectomy on April 4, 2008 
I have been having persistant pain in the ball of foot for well over a year when I had surgery on April 4, 2008. I had an Austin/Akin procedure with a …

left ankle pain after 8 months 
Feb. 2008 I fell from a step going out of my front door. I recieved a sprained ankle with 2 partial torn ligaments. My outside ankle and along the outside …

midtarsal fault with nerve entrapment 
I have this problem and have read your explanation of this. Is there any type of surgery that is less invasive than joint fusion (which has been recommended …

nonunion toe fracture 
I broke my toe several months ago, pinky toe, by stubbing it. I buddy taped it, but it never seemed to heal correctly. I finally went to a podiatrist, …

Growths located on the foot 
I am trying to diagnose my father. He has bilateral cysts below the second and third toes on the balls of his feet about the size of a half dollar. They …

big toe spasms upward 
Hello, My 82 year old mother is having nightly bouts of spasms in her big toes (usually one at a time) in which the toe bends straight up & she can't …

big toe is itchy and cuticle is weird 
i've never had an ingrown nail or athlete's foot but i've shown my problem to people and seen pictures and it is not either of those. i dont have insurance …

Sharp Pain in Big Toe and Burning Pain in Ball of Foot 
I broke my big toe ( Right Foot ) in '04. Toe healed fine and did not bother me until '08 while on a treadmill. I was walking on the treadmill for an …

Limping after a 5th Metatarsal fracture 
I had a 5th metatarsal fracture 13 weeks ago. I saw my foot doctor for the broken bone. I had the hard aircast pump up boot on for 6 weeks. I then had …

whole foot 
I stepped on a piece of glass quite a few years ago and i have had 4 surgeries since then. I have also been through physical therapy 3 times and undergone …

swelling and tenderness  
I have swelling and tenderness at the base of the second toe on my right foot. The swelling is also on the top of foot mainly between the big toe and second …

Top of Foot Pain 
I am a 42 year old female health teacher. I have had over the past week and a half right foot pain and swelling right below the third and fourth toes. …

Pain when standing 
Severe pain in the balls of both feet both while standing My husband started with pain in the balls of his feet several years ago. He was diagnosed …

peroneus longus tendon 
Peroneus longus tendon(????) pain that comes and go For about 8 weeks, I have had pain on the side of my foot. In looking at your diagram, it is the …

Foot and ankle surgical complications 
misdiagagnosed with sprain when really have achilles rupture.went ten months before surgery,tendon retracted up leg 7 inches ,Doctor had to take tendon …

post foot surgery 
I am 4 weeks post op (McBride) bunionectomy and hammertoe surgery. I was NOT allowed to bear weight for 4 week due to the pins protruding out of my toes. …

sesmoid 
I was seen by a podiatrist who upon x-rays told me that the sesmoid bone in both my feet was in two pieces. He gave me a cortisone shot. Less than a …

Swollen Red Toes 
Four days ago my two toes starting to get red. I had not bumped them, cut them, nor anything else I could remember. By the next day they looked red (almost …

hot red toes 
toes get hot ,red and burning sensation in the toes Five years ago I was diagnosed with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. Sonce then I have been having …

Chronic left top of foot pain 
When I was a child - I was on a figure skating team. After three minute routines I would come off the ice in tears because my feet hurt. My family doctor …

symptoms of foot pain 
Recently I have begun to experience a very sharp stabbing pain in the bottom of my right heel. It began a few months ago and does not bother me all the …

Plantar Fibromatosis 
Hello! I have a confirmed case of plantar fibromatosis. I have been trying the 15% verapamil cream since March. I have been very faithful in its use. Yes, …

pain in middle toes 
sharp pain in three middle toes without apparent initiating trauma Without apparent provocation, I get sharp pain in my middle three toes sometimes …

Big toe numbness 
Both my big toes went partially numb about a week ago and have stayed that way since. The right toe a bit more spread than the left toe and in both it …

Top of foot pain- volume 1 
I am having pain on the top of my right foot slightly above where my foot bends.It is almost in the center, closer to where it bends and not near my toes. …

bottoms of feet hurt 
I have started wearing pre-made inserts that I got from my pedorthist. The pedorthist has padded the sesamoid area as well as the sulcus (?) (I was told …

Discoloration after surgery 
How long after you've have foot surgery does that initial discoloration resolve? I am 4 months post op from a bunionectomy and I still have a purple foot …

Lump or lumps on bottom of feet 
This happens every now and again. I will get a lump on the bottom of my foot and it will show up from my toes to anywhere on the bottom of my feet. It …

shooting pain 
sharp shooting pain on the outside of my right ankle For several months now I have been experiencing a severe and sudden sharp pain in my ankle. …

Foot pain, outside edge, left foot 
Have had plantar fasciitis in both feet that shots pretty much cured. This pain is different. Left foot, outside edge, not quite half way between my heel …

Swelling in the feet and ankles 
My daughter is 14wks PREGNANT and has been suffering for 10 days now with a swollen ankle, (has had no apparent twist of sprain due to any injury or fall) …

Pain at the base of the third and second toe 
I am having pain at the base of the third and second toe on both my left and right foot. It started on both feet back in December and I had cortizone …

Sporadic pain at base of second toe 
I am a 47-year-old woman. I do not wear high heals because I have a history of intermittent back pain. I wear prescription orthotics and usually wear very …

Pain on the side of the foot 
I am a runner and one day I stopped to strech my calves using a curb. Since then I have been having foot pain that I cannot find an explaination for. …

intense itching 
Intense itching inside my foot particularly in the heel I have itching inside my skin on my heel and into the arch of my foot. The itching will not …

blue feet and toes 
Hello and thank you in advance for taking the time to listen. I am going to try and be as specific and brief as possible. This is for my wife, …

plantar inflammation 
Hi, I am writing for my wife. She has had Plantar Fasciitis like pain for 1 1/2 year (text book Sx : pain with first steps of morning, pain after standing …

I can not flex my left foot  
It all started two days ago, when I was re-painting the grout from our bathroom floor. My position was squatting or kneeling to get a better view from …

Foot surgery complications 
I am 26 years old. I had an Austin bunionectomy performed two years ago. As a complication of my surgery I experienced avascular necrosis. In the past …

Pain base of 2nd toe 
I'm 49. Over the past few years have occassionally experienced pain in the ball of my right foot while playing hard-court sports. Felt kind of like a …

electric shock feeling in toe 
I get this painful electric shock feeling in my second toe on my right foot. It is very painful and last for maybe 30 sec. to a minute. Is it a nerve from …

plantarfasciitis 
I developed foot pain 1 1/2 years ago. Went to a podiatrist, had custom orthotics made and was told to rest my feet for 2 months, which I did. No relief. …

Toe Bone Spur 
I have a bone spur on the top (off to the side) of my middle toe. I thought it was a corn or wart until I showed it to my PC doctor. I had been using …

Constant foot pain 
I have constant pain in both feet. Doctor's are unable to diagnose. I am 41 years old and I am 5'4" and weigh 125 pounds. I've never had any major health …

outer side of foot  
I am a runner and began experiencing this problem several weeks ago. It occurs after I run. The further I run, the longer the pain lasts. Resting the …

Underfoot pain  
Hi. A pain has developed when walking or putting full weight onto my left foot. The pain is located almost exactly where the arrow on the "bottom of foot …

Top of the foot pain 
I am 36 years old and in fairly good health. I am 5'10" and about 210 lbs and consider myself to be in reasonable shape. I was walking on vacation …

Bump on top of foot 
Hi there, I have had this smaller sized hard bump on the top of my foot for about 4 months now. If you look at your foot and flex the bump seems to …

severe continue foot pain 
I had a spur removal surgery on my foot last December. It was small grow near the big toe on my right foot. It bothered me when I used some shoes but I …

dry feet 
dry feet, cracking, itching scaling in the arch, heel fissures I have had heel fissures for a while but the itching, scaling and cracking in the arch …

persistent foot pain even after two surgeries 
Dr. Mitnick, Thanks again for your reply. Sorry if I'm not explaining this really well. I first went to the dr. because of the terrible bunion pain. The …

trauma induced bunion 
in Jan. 2007, I was in a head-on collision. I was trapped in my vehicle with multiple broken bones. Specifically, the left femur, left fibula, center 3 …

persistent foot pain even after two surgeries 
Dr. Mitnick, thank you for your reply. The MN surgery I referred to was surgery to remove a Morton's neuroma from between 3rd and 4th toes on left foot. …

persistent foot pain even after two surgeries 
I have had terrible bunions for 25 yrs. I had left foot bunionectomy and osteotomy 9/06 and left foot MN surgery 12/07. The problem is I still have the …

high arches, inflamation 
After doing some research, I can not find foot problems such as I have. I have high arches, bunion, arthritis and ankle pain, and over the past couple …

Sesamoiditis - I think 
Hello, Dr., I am 48 yo female, former dancer (ballet and tap) who, except for a bout of achilles tendonitis a few years ago, have never had foot problems. …

Hard bump on toe  
recently I have a bump that is on both feet on the toe next to the big toe. It is hard and feels like a part of the bone. It sticks out and doesn't hurt …

stabbing foot pain 
I am having foot pain on the outer side of my left foot. It is stabbing and is very difficult to step on. The pain is the the middle part of the outer …

bruised sesamoid 
Left foot ball below the big toe joint, No redness or bruising evident on skin, however very painful. Began two days ago with pain in centre of foot, moved …

The TOPS of my feet hurt. 
The tops of my feet hurt. When I walk it sometimes feels as if the bones in the tops of my feet are going to break. I can walk normally at times and …

feet hurt 
Both of my feet hurt. My heels are really sensitive. if I take a long walk or use my feet too much, my feet will hurt all over that evening or the next …

Sore and stiff feet 
Both the tops and bottoms of my feet are very sore and stiff, especially after I have been sitting for a period of time or in the mornings. Even the ankle …

Freckle on foot. 
Freckle on bottom of foot - biopsied found to be "weird". In February 2008 I had a biopsy on a freckle on the bottom of my left foot that I discovered …

Toes 
Hello. I have a problem with crooked toes as you can see on the picture but I want to avoid surgery. A member of my family has after her fot surgery more …

Involuntary curling of toes 
From time to time, my 3rd, 4th, and 5th toes will curl under without my control, almost as if trying to make a fist. It is painful like a cramp and I …

Top of foot pain and swelling 
My fiancee's right foot swells and has pain for about 3-4 days every other month. The pain is on the top, starting just below the ankle. It began in …

top of foot pain 
Hi there. I have read your website and I have to admit that I am amazed at all the information that is on here. I have learned more than the three years …

Cellulitis on toes 
I am a 28 yr old female, 7 1/2 mo. pregnant. A few months ago I began to have some redness with very mild itching/burning on the toes of both feet, but …

foot stiffness 
When I wake in the morning my feet are extremely stiff radiating to my achilles. I have only had this condition for the last two months. I eat a well balanced …

neuropathy in feet  
I have pain in my feet that is painful and tingly and burning due to a second lumbar surgery I had a year ago. I am taking gabapentin and using lidocaine …

Pain on outside of foot 
About 1/2 way down on the outside of my left foot, I am experiencing some discomfort. It is not due to footwear that is too tight, and it is tender to …

Pain 7 months after cheilectomy 
Had a cheilectomy 7 months ago and left foot a little stiff but well recovered, but right foot still has burning pain in ball of foot under big toe all …

Pain in big toe knuckle, post Morton's neuroma removal. 
I have recently, 4&1/2 weeks ago had a Morton's neuroma removal of my right foot, usual place between 3rd and 4th toes. The procedure seems to have gone …

frozen toe joint 
After a bunionectomy surgery, the joint of the big toe became frozen. The toe moves up normally, but doesn't move down at all. This is causing all kinds …

Severs Disease 
My sons pediatrian diagnosed him with Severs Disease. We have been icing it and doing some stretches at home. He is on travel ball for baseball and on …

burning pain  
burning pain under big toe when walking since foot surgery had bunions removed from both feet one year ago,there is a screw in each big toe. one …

RED SWOLLEN PAINFUL TOES 
Hello! I'm a 34 year old female in fairly good health. About a week ago i started to experience pain in my toes. I figured it was from the cold. My …

Burning pain on top of foot and toes 
This has been going on for about 2 months or so. I was born flat footed. My feet have gotten worse since I've gotten older. I am 52 year old women. …

Not happy with the TightRope fixation procedure 
Hello Doctor, my name is Michele and I am a healthy, active 29 year old female. I began having pain in my foot a little over a year ago. I went to a few …

painful purple foot 
4 weeks ago I had a lapidus bunionectomy with a hammertoe repair and an Akin ostometry. The toe next to my big toes cracked when the doctor put in the …

Hard bump on bottom of foot 
When I was about 12 or 13, i noticed this bump about the size of a dime on the bottom of my foot. it is on my left foot, under my pinky toe, but closer …

Pain in the top of my foot 
I cannot remember any trauma to my foot, but the top of my foot has been paining for about a week now. It has gotten worse too. Whenever I bend my foot …

ARE PODIATRISTS REAL DOCTORS? 
THEY CALL THEMSELVES DOCTORS BUT THEY ARE NOT PHYSICIANS. THEY DON'T GO TO MEDICAL SCHOOL RIGHT? Hi, The best way to think of podiatrists is in the …

Inner ankle pain 
Hi I get a lot of pain on my foot (usually right one) that feels like I sprained my ankle althoughI did not. I was told that a bone on the inner side …

Aching and numbness  
Aching and numbness of feet in the morning I am a 53 years old woman, don't drive so probably walk more than average, do not smoke but do drink alcohol, …

Bumps on side of both feet  
These bumps on side of both feet (see 3 images) typically don't cause pain but tend to hurt a little when doing rigid physical exercise. Bumps don't …

Cut on bottom of foot causing pain 
I have a tumor on the bottom of both my feet they ate right beside my arch, last week I stepped on a small piece of glass right in the middle of the right …

Throbbing red spot on bottom of foot that comes and goes 
I hope you can shed some light on this problem. About 7 years ago I noticed a painful red spot (about an inch wide and an inch long) on the bottom of my …

severe foot pain 
I am 56 years old and in great physical shape. I work out and have a 33 inch waste. From years of running, basketball and tournament tennis, the foot …

Inside Ankle Pain (severa) evenings and mornings. 
I broke my 5th Metatarsal several months ago. Initially I had NO ankle pain - but have now for some time. The INSIDE of my ankle (left) hurts extremely …

ganglion cysts left foot dorsal surface 
Hi. A few months ago, I sent you a question about what I thought might be a ganglion cyst (also included a photo). Your response was as follows: It …

Medial ankle pain 
Hi, I recently began running on the treadmill doing about 3 miles each time 5 days a week. The last time I ran, my ankles hurt and I attributed it …

baxters nerve  
tarsal tunnel-baxters nerve entrapment I have endured over 2 years of pain in my left foot/ankle. The pain occured after a gastro recession surgery …

Pain on the bottom of the foot 
I slipped on the stairs and by toes bent right back on themselves. Hours later my foot was still really painful but did not swell up very much, I went …

Plantar fascia 
Hi there, I have been diagnosed with Plantar Fasciitis last September (07). I used to visit podiatrist who used dry needling for this condition. I also …

pain in left foot on the outside about the middle of the foot. 
The pain started 3 going on 4 wks ago and has continued to worsen. The pain is pretty much constant and sometimes gets real sharp. The bone is very sore …

peroneal longus rupture/p. brevis tear 
53 year-old female, obese, with osteo-arthritis, severe scoliosis. 2009 surgery to remove large bone spur under Achilles tendon left foot. Asthma treated …

pain in 5th metatarsal head when weight bearing 
Several months ago I started to have pain in my right foot behind my little toe at the head of the 5th metatarsal. A podiatrist diagnosed me with "inflammation" …

Foot Trauma Not rated yet
I stepped the wrong way on my foot and put all my weight on the top of my foot by my toes. I felt a pop didn't think much of it walked on it. I had some …

Bunionette surgery Not rated yet
I have a bunionette and have tried every conservative treatment available without success and have scheduled surgery for next week. My question is the …

Bunions, high arches, heel fissures, shin splints Not rated yet
Hi, Thanks for your website, I have found it really informative so far. I regularly see a podiatrist in Australia, but I have a number of issues with …

sewing needle in heel Not rated yet
I have a sewing needle in my heel do not know how long.Started experiencing pain in foot all of a sudden.Went to a foot specialist and they took a xray …

2 Failed Ankle Surgeries Not rated yet
Trimal fracture in Aug 2014, surgery with plates and screws to repair immediately following. In the next year my ankle basically collapsed (as described …

Jolt of electricity on touching big toe Not rated yet
A couple weeks ago, a car had run over my right foot. The doctors said that my right hallux was sprained and the X-Ray done soon after showed fracture …

Pain in top of foot and toe paralysis Not rated yet
A couple of years ago I fell asleep in an awkward angle in which my entire right leg "fell asleep". When I woke up, the feeling returned with pins and …

Achilles Tendon Pain with heels that turn in when not standing Not rated yet
Hi! I've noticed that my son's heels tilt inward when he's not standing. So, when he stands, it forces his heels and ankles to flatten and be straight, …

23-year-old neurectomy/3rd & 4th toes, left foot Not rated yet
I had a neurectomy for a neuroma in December of 1993 to relieve pain from between the 3rd and 4th toes on the left foot. The surgery was performed on the …

Broken Fourth Toe Not rated yet
Almost a week ago I broke my toe (i think) I'm not sure because I'm not understanding how it would have happened. The first couple days I was taking ibuprofen …

Why do I have foot pain? Not rated yet
About a few months ago I had stepped on some glass from a pot. The glass stabbed through my entire foot causing me to lose a lot of blood. When I got to …

Electric Shock Pains Not rated yet
Hello, My problem is electric shock type pains that shoot across the top of my feet and the tops of my hands. This does not happen all at the same time, …

Golf ball size swelling on the outer part of one ankle Not rated yet
My husband, who is 48 years old, has been having this golf ball size swelling on the outer part of his right ankle for more than a year. There was no pain …

sesamoiditis Not rated yet
diagnosed in april as sesamoiditis have done all conservative measures stayed off foot for about 6 weeks then in a boot for another 8 weeks physical therapy …

severe burning pain real swollen and red hammertoe not like usual  Not rated yet
I was diagnosed with hammertoe 2 years ago seen the doctor about 5 times, 5 co-pays, is getting ridiculous, gave me an MRI gave me antibiotics told me …

lateral foot pain on elliptical Not rated yet
Hello, I bought an elliptical and I have noticed that I am having a lot of pain on the outside of my right foot when I use it, not my left foot, not …

Purple soft spot/hole on bottom of foot Not rated yet
Looking for the name of the purple/pink soft spot or hole type thing on the bottom of my right foot? I was born with it. The skin covering it is very soft …

Broken ankle  Not rated yet
I broke my ankle in a car accident March 2, 2016. The doctor said it was normal for it to be swollen and painful, for up to a year. However, my x-rays, …

Discolored pigment in both big toes and left pinkie nail.. Not rated yet
Hello, I wanted to ask in concern of a discolored pigment that appeared on both my pinkie nail and both of my large toe nails, they are a brownish color …

Bunion and bone spur removal  Not rated yet
Hello, I need to have both a bunion and a large spur on my big toe removed from my left foot. I also have to have the arthritis cleaned out. I've put …

revision of bunion hammer surgery osteoporosis Not rated yet
Hi Dr. I had bunion surgery/hammer toe surgery on my second toe in August 2015..my second toe is now longer than my big toe and as a result my big toe …

Drill bit and guide wire left in during ankle surgery  Not rated yet
I had a ankle fusion. Dr came out after 2 hrs and told my husband everything went well except. His drill bit and guide wire broke off during surgery so …

pain and swelling 5 months after ankle repair Not rated yet
last Sept I had fallen and did a pilon fracture of my right ankle. They had to repair the tibia and fibula using plates and screws. The right side incision …

Broken ankle not healing Not rated yet
I fell at the beginning of December 2015 as I was getting out of a booth with a step down I didn't see. I heard the pop and crack and was in immediate …

The big toe on my right foot sticks out to the left. My second and third toes are hammertoes.  Not rated yet
The big toe on my right foot sticks outward, and the second and third toes are hammertoes. I'm scheduled to have surgery at the end of March, 2016. The …

leg and back pain from gait abnormality/ foot surgery Not rated yet
Hi! I am 55 and healthy. I had Bunion surgery 30 years ago on my right foot and for the past few years i have pain in my right ankle, leg, lower back on …

Week 7 osteotomy bunionectomy  Not rated yet
I don't know if anyone has had or is having the same problems as I? I've had both feet done on the 12 Jan 2016, worst decision I've ever made! Week 3 …

Bursa continues for 20 month post Lapidus Bunionectomy  Not rated yet
Hello, What to do about a painful inflamed bursa on the top of my foot, inside of my instep? A bursa formed on the inside of my foot right above …

Fracture 5th metatarsal Not rated yet
Hi, I somehow missed 2 high steps and had a "flying"fall. The ED department said I had a pseudo jones fracture. My foot had been very swollen and bruised …

Post op big toe fusion Not rated yet
Hi, I had a toe fusion on my right big toe 12 weeks ago. I still have pain (and irritation from rubbing on the wound) when walking in shoes, and my …

Recurring cyst in foot Not rated yet
Dr Marc, I had a lump in bottom of my foot - ball of foot between big toe joint and 2nd toe joint in early 2014, 1st podiatrist said it was a callous, …

foot issue, mostly the great toe Not rated yet
The great toe on my left foot is in dorsiflexion. I have tried to keep in down when walking and have created a pain in my ankle and then swelling in my …

Spiral Fracture - plate removal? Not rated yet
Had a spiral fracture in March 2015. Surgery, plate and screws and NWB for 3 months. June 30, had one screw removed (for the tendon repair) and was able …

Right foot goes to sleep then feels almost unbearable pain. Not rated yet
I have been having issues with my right foot going to sleep. It goes numb and as feeling comes back it feels like a hundred pins and needles are poking …

pain on top of left foot when walking Not rated yet
Hello, I sometimes have intense pain on the top of my left foot when taking a walk. It feels like the foot locks up and will not bend forward. I can …

sore little toe  Not rated yet
I broke my fifth metatarsal 8 weeks ago. I am now out of the cast and just weaning off the walking boot. However, although the area where the break was, …

Big toe pain/bump Not rated yet
I have a bump at the joint of my left great toe and foot. This lump is painful at times, firm, and the (what I am assuming to be) nerve rolls when it is …

pain on outside of foot that goes away when popped Not rated yet
Hello, I have been having this issue for many years now. I get this pain on the outside edge of my foot, close to the middle. There is like a knobby …

bilateral column lenghtening surgery Not rated yet
Hi, my 12 yr. old had surgery 9 months ago for his flat feet, few hours after surgery I first noticed his right leg shaking and spasms, its not as bad …

Worsening pain in fifth metatarsal fracture  Not rated yet
Hi, I broke my fifth metatarsal. Prior to the x-ray, I wrapped it in an ace bandage, elevated & iced regularly for several days. It only hurt if I attempted …

Weird pinky toe issue...different from past broken toes Not rated yet
Over a week ago, I closed a door over my pinky toe. In the process of pulling my foot up and out of the way, I heard/felt a crack and felt immediate pain …

pain after Percutaneous Ultrasound Fasciotomy Not rated yet
I'm 39 & female and had Percutaneous Ultrasonic Fasciotomy done to both of my feet in April. I am healed from it, but I do have residual pain in the area …

Pain on left lateral area of my left foot , just below my pinky toe Not rated yet
I have noticed for the last 2 weeks or so a sensitivity area of my left foot just below my pinky bone. It seems to be worse after wearing my sandals as …

shooting pain Not rated yet
Hi my name is sean and I have a problem with my foot..to look at it its normal no swelling or redness or anything like that but it's a sharp shooting pain …

PUNCTURE ALONG ACHILLES TENDON Not rated yet
I GOT A LACERATION/PUNCTURE ALONG MY ACHILLES HEEL, THAT REQIURED 3 STITCHES, FROM THE BEGINNING I TOLD THE ER DR THAT I HAD NUMBNESS AND TINGLING IN MY …

foot trauma resulting in sesamoiditis Not rated yet
left foot trauma 8 weeks ago after using wobble board for first time, used it for 15 mins x5 days..went to docs in agony, sent me x-ray and says nothing …

Foot stitches hurts when I stand Not rated yet
I got a bad cut on my foot. I was given twelve stitches. When I stand up it hurts my wound badly. I can't put any weight on the foot and it hurt even if …

hard and swollen knot in left leg calf; is this a blood clot? Not rated yet
i have ms; have very poor muscular strength; dropped the 5 gal bucket of paint as I attempted to move it; I had no strength to hold bucket, fell approximately …

severe foot pain  Not rated yet
I attempted to kick a ball with my right foot. I instead made full contact with a large tree root impacting my big toe and the toe next to it. Immediately …

Broken Foot Not rated yet
I broke 3 bones in my foot 2 weeks ago, the doctor put me in a walking boot. The swelling as gone down & iv got little pain apart from my toes they are …

Jones fracture/stress fracture Not rated yet
Hi.... Got my fracture over time by overloading my foot, and maybe twisting it light a couple of times. Think i could have happened for at least a month …

Plantar Fibromas Not rated yet
MRIs show multiple plantar fibromas bilaterally. Doc said he can remove them but I read nothing positive anywhere about foot surgery not leading to other …

Glass in wound? Not rated yet
I trod on a broken pyrex dish two weeks ago. I had the would glued by a novice nurse (I'm in a remote rural location), but a week later went back and another …

trauma to bottom of foot Not rated yet
I stepped on a hot wheel car two years ago. I have pain in bottom of my foot in the middle all the way up my ankle still. My podiatrist gave me a boot …

Overlapping big toe Not rated yet
i have had three surgeries on my left foot. One surgeon for what reason I don't know removed my sesamoid bones while removing a callous from the bottom …

Failed bunionectomy and hammertoe surgery  Not rated yet
Hello I had surgery on my right foot in July of 2012 to fix my bunion and correct the hammertoe on my second toe. This was quite an extensive procedure …

pain and swelling after fusion of big toe joint Not rated yet
On Sept 9th 2014 I had toe fusion on my R big toe. I am a 51 year old male that walks about 10 miles a day at work. The doctor stated I would be out of …

bunion returned 3 months after chevron osteotomy Not rated yet
i had/have bunions on both feet. the right was much more severe than the left...my big toe was starting to cross under my 2nd toe. i had a chevron osteotomy …

bruised foot after slipping/falling on wet floor Not rated yet
Fell/slipped on wet tile floor 2 days ago. Very painful at time of fall, pain settled after a couple hours, woke up next morning with circular, dark purple …

Nerve pain after toenail removal (removed over 1 year ago) Not rated yet
I had my toenail chemically removed over 1 year ago. Since the toenail removal I have had pain (they tell me it's nerve pain) and numbness in my big toe. …

Twisted my ankle Not rated yet
I twisted my ankle a little over a week and a half ago getting out of my car stepping on loose gravel . I did not go to the dr die the fact I have been …

severe big toe pain Not rated yet
ive never had any known injuries to my toe or foot but over time, and much more rapidly in recent days, the ball of my big toe has been causing me pain …

Both sesamoid bones broken on both feet Not rated yet
I have recently been told that I have fractured both sesamoid bones in both feet 8 years ago. As I had pain in my feet as well I was diagnosed with CRPS …

Dorsal foot pain Not rated yet
I am a runner training for a half marathon in April . Here recently I started having general pain in my left foot dorsal side. It started in my big toe …

Dull Ache beginning weight bearing in CAM boot with 5th metatarsal jones fracture.  Not rated yet
I rolled my ankle three months ago and sustained a jones fracture of my fifth metatarsal. I went to an orthopedic specialist, who put me in a non weight …

pain in both feet sending pains to calfs after bunionette surgery  Not rated yet
i had surgery to both feet 12 weeks ago for bunionettes.i am experienceing severe pain along the side of my foot from the fifth toes where surgery was …

Excruciating pain in toe and then it turned blue Not rated yet
About 6 months ago one of my toenails turned blue. I assumed I had stubbed my toe. It was the summer and I wore flip flops a lot but I don't remember injuring …

Persistent deep pain on dorsal side of foot Not rated yet
My left foot has been hit by fallen piece of steel rod. I felt severe pain and sought medical treatment. X-ray was taken but no fracture was found. …

mortons neuroma surgery Not rated yet
I had my stitches out on the 31st dec 2014 my wound site has not healed and its a bit swollen and red its also weeping at the moment I am on antibiotics …

cut middle toe on rocks Not rated yet
I cut my toe on rocks near the beach on holiday in Vietnam, it was painful at the time but healed over. Now Im home, it's red, hot to touch and painful …

Painful lump ontop of 3rdand 4 th metatarsals  Not rated yet
I am an iron man triathlete who has developed a small but very painful lump on the top of my foot 3rd -4th metartarsals , Causing problems walking and …

Mid foot sprain or more serious? Not rated yet
4 days ago I tripped over a garden hose and fell forward landing on my hands and knees, when I fell I felt 2 pops in my left foot. It didn't hurt at first …

numbness in arch Not rated yet
Hi Dr. Mark, I have a questions about the sensation in my left foot that has troubled me for quite awhile. Years ago (at least 25) I had a morton' s neuroma …

footdrop and painful bunion Not rated yet
A year ago I had a discectomy this was because when I walked my right foot was slapping only it went totally opposite and now I have no control what so …

non-healing wound 9 weeks after ingrown toe procedure Not rated yet
Almost 9 weeks ago, a podiatrist performed a procedure in her office where she cut out my ingrown toenails on both sides of big toes using phenol. within …

Fracture of 5th metatarsal with continued pain Not rated yet
About 9 months ago I rolled my ankle on a weight bar both ways. I heard something crack and the pain was intense and my whole foot was swollen and black …

severe pain in left foot Not rated yet
I slipped and fell in the bathroom one morning about a week ago, and the front (toe portion) slammed into the door jam causing much pain. I even went …

fractured or subluxed cuboid Not rated yet
I watched my son (in loose shoes) run hard to the basket for a right handed layup. he planted left foot and it twisted (or he jumped and came down on …

toenail pain Not rated yet
I work for Costco, and the holidays have us running around literally non-stop. One of my toes got bumped pretty hard by a shopping cart, and though it …

little toe swelling  Not rated yet
I have a wide foot and have had bone spur surgery on my little toe and claw toe on the toe next to it 3 months ago/ My little toe has swelling near the …

Lead pencil struck my foot Not rated yet
I had this sharp lead pencil pierce maybe 1 or 2mm through my foot. When I felt the pain, I immediately pulled back. There was a black mark deep under …

pain on the left side outside of my ankle, and cracking noise when i rotate it Not rated yet
I don't have insurance, this is why im writing, and i appreciate all of the help i can receive, about a year ago i started playing soccer on grass as …

Had surgery to remove Ganglion Cyst on top of foot Not rated yet
I had surgery almost 3 months ago to remove a ganglion cyst from the top of my foot. The doctor stated he removed all of it and said the chances of it …

Old Injury Curiousity Not rated yet
about ten years ago when I was 18 I crushed my foot between a job trailer and the ball hitch on my truck. No one could push the trailer off so I was forced …

Toe pain after bunion surgery Not rated yet
Hello, I am a physically active 56 year petite woman (weigh 104 lbs), recently had two separate bunion surgeries, one in January & the other in March …

Fractured ankle and now arthritis? Not rated yet
Badly fractured my ankle after slipping on ice when exiting my car....61 years old.......inside of ankle....operation......months of physical therapy....everything …

Too much bone removed Not rated yet
In 2003 I had a bunion removed and a bone spur shaved down on the top of my foot. After the surgery, my Doctor told me that he removed to much bone and …

2nd metatarsal break Not rated yet
Sept 13th 2013 I had a traumatic break in my 2nd metatarsal. It was non-displaced so they put it in a cast followed by a boot. They took X-rays after …

Foot numbness and pain after surgery Not rated yet
I had plantar and tarsal release and bone spurs removed from my right foot 7/2014. 2 months later and I'm still in pain. I'm supposed to have my left foot …

Odd lumpy hands and feet Not rated yet
It started with a small swell between my first two fingers on my left hand. Day two it spread to the web between forefinger and thumb. My veins stood …

mid-shaft fracture (5th metatarsal) from 3 years ago acting up Not rated yet
Hello, 3 years ago i fractured my mid-shaft bone on my left foot. Unfortunately i went to a centra care clinic and was given a boot and crutches and told …

Left ankle pain when walking. Hurts the most when I try to run, tip toe, or jump on my left foot Not rated yet
My left ankle pain started about 11 months ago. It was late October of 2013. I was running on the treadmill for 2 miles. It was just a normal routine …

metatarsal fractures still causing pain Not rated yet
My 11 year old son fractured his foot (2-5 metatarsals) a year ago. His foot has never been 100% since but the pain has progressively gotten worse over …

Top of foot under ankle above heel Not rated yet
I'm a soldier in the army and have been dealing with an excruciating pain in my foot for apx 2 years without relief. The origin of the pain is at times …

Big toe pain  Not rated yet
I am a runner and after a race I had a pain in the big toe on the bottom just above the bend (about even with the nail bed). It hurts to press in one …

Rolled my ankle Not rated yet
I rolled my ankle about 2 months ago pretty bad. I was walking with some heals and when I stepped down I heard a crunch and my ankle swelled up pretty …

Fractured Fibula Lateral Malleolus Not rated yet
I fractured my ankle & tore ligaments July 28, 2014. The podiatrist put me in a boot cast & told me to return in 4 wks. Then called me the next morning …

Foot ran over by car 2 years ago Not rated yet
2 years ago my right foot was run over by an suv. I went to the ER, had xrays and was told there was no visible injury and it would get better. It seemed …

injured foot 7wks no change Not rated yet
I fell off a curb and hurt my foot...went to the ER that day and they said no break but did have a severe sprain...then 5 wks later went to orthopedic …

achilles tendon and heel Not rated yet
My left foot was injured in snowmobile accident. I could not walk on it for several weeks. My doctor said it was pulled muscle. After not getting better …

Edema/pain in foot Not rated yet
I broke my 5th metatarsal may 26; the doctor said it was in an area with decreased blood flow so it would possibly be slow to heal and there was a risk …

5th Metatarsal Pain Not rated yet
For many months now I've been suffering from pain/soreness on the sides of my feet. The pain in my right foot is at the head of the 5th metatarsal and …

Protruding bumps post Bunionectomy  Not rated yet
Hi. I am 6 days post Bunionectomy surgery. I had a bunion and tailors bunion removed on my left foot. My doctor did not put any pins to straighten my big …

pain in. leg five inches below knee Not rated yet
Twisted my leg on golf swing every thing tried diagnosed as inflamed achilles. It has been six weeks. Only advice from doc was ice and buy 1/2 inch lifts. …

painful and swollen feet Not rated yet
I am on diet working with a doctor. he asked me if i can walk for an hour daily I spared one hour at the evening for walking. I said to myself let me …

Ball of Foot pain from Neuropathy Not rated yet
In the beginning, September 2012, I had symptoms that resembled neuropathy. In the late morning, I had a discomfort in the balls of my feet which lasted …

Fractured lateral malleolus? Not rated yet
Hi, I rolled my ankle in a "pot hole" running through a barn chasing pigs on July 20th. I felt it pop quite a few times, but didn't feel pain immediately. …

broken big toe Not rated yet
Approximately 17 years ago I had a table fall out of a truck and broke the tip off of my toe bone. At that time, the doctor told me it would likely cause …

random medial malleolus ankle pain Not rated yet
I am a 23 year old female. I was very active in high school, but not so much since, until about a month ago. I began running/walking up to five miles a …

foot aching Not rated yet
At rest my left foot is fine. When I first stand up my foot aches in the area where my toes meet my foot. It seems to radiate across the top. Mostly as …

Tingling 9 years post-arthrodesis Not rated yet
Hello, In 2002 I experienced a Lisfranc fracture-dislocation to my 1st metatarsal, left side. Three surgeries were performed: October 2002- ORIF with …

Metatarsal is almost healed but my ankle hurts now Not rated yet
I broke my fifth metatarsal 11 weeks ago and 2 weeks ago my doctor said I'am 90 percent healed finally and to start walking on the boot and after that …

sprain, swelling, 5th metatarsal, electric shock lateral heel Not rated yet
I sprained my left ankle 3 months ago, and experienced swelling and bruising on the lateral (outside) side of my foot in the 5th metatarsal region. Although …

Post-surgical tingling in foot Not rated yet
I have rheumatoid arthritis and a large bunion on my left toe. Over time a portion of the bone at the point of the bunion was gone leaving several sharp …

Bubble under skin feet. Not rated yet
Two months ago I found that there are some small bubble under my skin feet. first 5 on left and 2 on right but now 10 on left and 4 on right. They are …

pain in foot Not rated yet
I had a small fracture in my right foot (5th metatarsal). I did it in December, and was in a temporary plaster for just a few days and then was told …

Scarf&Akin Osteotomy- problem Not rated yet
Hello, I've had my left foot already done as a scarf&akin osteotomy in Nov. of 2013 . Went well but I developed, a bloodclot ( DVT ) throughout entire …

Bottom of feet vibrate Not rated yet
Hello, I am 51 and broke my right hip in Jan. After surgery that used 3 screws to fix my hip, I was non weight bearing on that leg for eight weeks. My …

Needle like object stabbed under my toe horizontally  Not rated yet
Last night I was walking and when I walk I tend to drag my feet. So as I was walking a needle like metal stabbed through my foot, I got it out. The little …

Broken fibula and ankle bone-part 2 Not rated yet
Dear Dr Marc Mitnick This is with reference to my earlier post, I am also attaching the Latest X RAY's along with the XRAY's before injury. Pl also …

Orthotics Not rated yet
I bought some orthotics from Good Feet for what they say is plantar fasciitis. I wear the harder one as long as I can then switch to the softer one. I …

post operative foot pain. Not rated yet
I had surgery on 3 toes of my right foot in Feb. 2014 - 5 1/2 months ago. I had a bunionectomy with pin inserted for my great toe. My second toe was …

Foot drop Not rated yet
The past four months has quickly came and gone with surprise that my foot drop has not completely healed. I'm a 24 year old female, 5"4 with a petite frame, …

Bone not healing well after 7 weeks post bunion surgery Not rated yet
Went for my 6 week post op visit, Dr told me to bring a flip flop to go home in but when i told him im getting sharp pains in my toe since pin was removed …

Pain from outer edge of big toe nail down to base of toe/top of foot Not rated yet
After a hike 5 days ago, I noticed some pain in my left big toe which I attributed to the shoes I was wearing. Since then, I have noticed that I have …

fractured 4th metatarsal  Not rated yet
I fell of a step nearly 3 weeks ago landed awkward foot went behind my back and my whole body weight landed on it. Broke my 4th metatarsal in left foot …

raw,dry,cracked,leathery skin on bottom side of my foot Not rated yet
it started about a year and a half ago and i noticed a patch of raw,dry,cracked,leathery skin on bottom side of my right foot, in the big toe area. The …

dropped a heavy object on foot Not rated yet
Twelve days ago when loading a heavy box (approx 25lbs) in the trunk of my car, the box slipped and fell on my left foot! I immediately followed the 'RICE' …

pain across outer ankle, top of foot over to arch Not rated yet
About a month ago I was walking with my family and tripped on a curb, landing hard on my right foot and going down on my left knee. I didn't have any …

Arthritis in Foot Not rated yet
I am a 22 year old female, I broke my calcaneus jumping out of planes for the army and cracked my heel, I was diagnosed with arthritis in my foot two years …

swollen hammertoe surgery Not rated yet
I had surgery done on my right foot 2nd toe next to big toe the doctor pull the pin out and it hurt so bad and still hurt and I notice it is swollen in …

Healed fifth metatarsal with swelling five months later Not rated yet
broke my fifth metatarsal five months ago. Was in a boot for 10 weeks. Started therapy but had to quit because of foot swelling. Have been elevating foot …

First metatarsal pain Not rated yet
Bunion surgery years ago with never any problem until five months ago when I dropped a bottle on first metatarsal,; has hurt ever since. X-rays then and …

ball of foot pain Not rated yet
I pop my toes every once in a while to release pressure in my feet and normally it helps, but three days ago I had my boyfriend pop my toes for me and …

ankle and left toe pain/redness Not rated yet
Hi. I had blood work done to rule out gout (uric acid came back a 5.6 MG/DL) because my symptoms look just like it. Uric acid claims to be in the "normal" …

Big knot on the back of my heel  Not rated yet
This big knot on the back of my heel is very painful. It swells and when it does it also swells behind my ankle. My calf , just to the outside of the …

Severe foot pain and swelling Not rated yet
I'm a 62 year old male. I've always been active and in good health until 5 years ago when I got DVT in the portal vein of my small intestine. They removed …

can tiny pieces of glass in my feet cause me diabetic problems. Not rated yet
I am a diabetic and I accidently stepped on some broken xmas tree bulbs. I don`t know how long I was walking around pieces of glass in my foot since I …

Post Bunion surgery and Metatarsalgia Not rated yet
Had bunion surgery on my left foot Nov 14, 2013. Not a lot of pain except on the top of my foot under the 4th and 5th toe. Since then I have developed …

bad ankle sprain Not rated yet
I sprained my ankle a week ago at work when I fell I heard a cracking noise and it rolled all the way around I thought maybe I had broke it so when I went …

Nerve pain after ATFL surgery  Not rated yet
June 2012 I had a complete disruption of my left ATFL, after 3 months in a boot I had surgery. Prior to surgery I had numbness on the outer side of my …

Pain in right foot. Not rated yet
On Feb. 27 2014 I went to podiatrist for a toe nail issue on left foot. Upon exam doctor says I have bursitis in my right big toe. Doctor gave me an injection …

Severe foot pain Not rated yet
History: I successfully had a tailors bunion removed about 13 years ago. Several years later I started developing pain accompanied with callus to the bottom …

Infection in foot due to screw Not rated yet
I was diagnosed with a foot infection due to the screw in my toe coming loose, my concern is, if infection clears up won't it come back again because, …

needle in foot Not rated yet
I stepped on a sewing needle,waited a week pain was so bad and swollen foot hosp.said I have to go have it taken out by a specialist,i want to know whats …

Screws shifted 4 months after bunionectomy surgery  Not rated yet
I had a bunionectomy, hammertoe repair and some tendon work done 4 months ago. I have not yet been totally pain free and the all my toes, but my big toe, …

severe burning and pain on toe Not rated yet
It all began with severe pain and a burning sensation when I walked and stood. My toe felt like it was frozen, yet, it burned and exuded pain. I would …

blood spot under foot Not rated yet
Hi I stood on a stone last year November time on the ball of my foot, which led to a kind of blood spot, I still have this and it really hurts if I wear …

Big toe goes numb and becomes white Not rated yet
Every month or two one of my big toes (and sometimes the next ones) becomes numb and turns white. Most times it's the right side but it does also occur …

severe pain & swelling in ankle and foot Not rated yet
Around 5-6 months ago I became aware of some pain in my right ankle & foot it was only coming now and then and was bearable so I put it down to the fact …

Heel pain, not a spur  Not rated yet
I drive for long periods of time and am very over-weight. A couple months ago my right heel (gas foot) began hurting around the back edge where I rest …

runner ball of foot pain Not rated yet
I'm 29 years old and have always been very active. I currently run 4 miles a day and work 12 hr shifts in the ER. About 4 weeks ago I was sick for 4 days …

Complications from hammertoe surgery Not rated yet
In June of 2013 I had a cheiloctomy on my big toe, and a hammer toe fixed on the second toe. The bone was cut screwed and pinned. The bottom of my foot …

Ball of foot pain - Blue Purple colour comes and goes Not rated yet
A few years ago I noticed a tender spot in my right foot, about center of the ball of the foot or between the 2nd and 4th digit about one inch in from …

right club foot with diabetes Not rated yet
My right foot is twisted inward and ive walked on the right side of my foot my entire life. My current surgeon {smart guy just young and not enough experience} …

One area on each foot hurts when I put pressure on them Not rated yet
I am attaching a photo of the feet that have the sore areas. I have been to a foot Dr.and had about 5 or so treatments for laser on these. At the last …

Nerve Pain Not rated yet
A heavy object fell on my right foot and the middle toe is bruised and swollen. The foot seemed all right after hurting for a couple of days. Two weeks …

ankle pain Not rated yet
My daughter hurt her ankle a few years ago. We took her to Dr and said it was a sprain. She has recently been having problems with it hurting on and off. …

Jones fracture Not rated yet
I was diagnosed with a jones fracture December 25, 2013. I have been to 2 doctores and now very confused. The first one wanted to do surgery so I went …

my 200 lb son landed on my foot Not rated yet
I was playing basketball and tried to guard my 6ft 1 son. He had jumped and when coming down landed with his full body weight on the top of my left foot. …

Pain in navicular 6 years after surgery Not rated yet
I am a 35 year old woman, overweight,used to be athletic but can't do it because of foot pain now. I had surgery to repair a stress fracture six years …

Fusing the bunion and hammertoes  Not rated yet
Previously, I had bunion and floating toe surgery on my left foot. The problems came back although not quite as severe. I want to have surgery on my right …

ball of foot and top of foot is swollen and very sensitive after workout Not rated yet
I was doing a work out and i was kneeling on right knee with my right toes being bent, almost like a catcher for baseball team in the crouching position. …

Still very swollen after 6 months Not rated yet
My surgeon said that after having my bunion removed, that my foot may stay swollen for 6 months. As the 6 month date arrived, my foot remains very swollen …

Banged up toe, now shooting pains Not rated yet
I smashed my baby toe a month ago...I assumed I just really bruised it because it was totally purple the next day, but I could move it fine and walking …

swollen ankle and diabetes Not rated yet
I have type 2 diabetes...I am 62 yrs old...female....It has almost been a month since my left leg and ankle swelled up very bad...I have kept my leg elevated …

Big toe sticking up= dorsiflexion of the great toe Not rated yet
Hi Mark, I read the post about the woman with a big toe that sticks up, and I know what that is. I wrote in to you about 3 years ago with a similar …

1st MTP fusion  Not rated yet
Hello, I had a fusion of my 1st MTP left foot. I also had a sesamoid removed in March 2013 that was fractured. The surgeon did a cheilectomy as well. I …

Fusion of 1st MTP on left foot,  Not rated yet
Hello, I had a fusion of my 1st MTP. I drive a tractor trailer that requires me to double clutch approx. 200 times a day ( so many gears, and long days.) …

injury to bottom of foot Not rated yet
Hi.....I have a very big problem and im looking for help. About 5 years ago, I stepped into my closet looking for for something. Im not really sure …

Top of foot discomfort Not rated yet
I am a distance runner with 30 years of experience and no history of stress fractures. I am now experiencing some discomfort on the top of my foot toward …

Dancer's Fracture - Boot Pain Not rated yet
I have an ankle sprain and complete non-displaced avulsion fracture of the 5th metatarsal. The orthopedist gave me a Bledsoe boot, but my foot and ankle …

Top of foot pain & swelling Not rated yet
3 months ago I had pain on top of my right foot, about an inch from 2 & 3 toes. I am an active 52 year old female. I do a lot of brisk walking & gardening. …

Ankle problems Not rated yet
My 15yr old son had surgery on august 12 2013 to repair a broken ankle, A plate and 4 screws were used to repair the break. Since the surgery he has and …

sesamoiditis Not rated yet
I was jump roping about 3 weeks ago and I felt a semi large pop in right big toe. I immediately stopped but the pain persisted whenever I put pressure …

Bone non union following bunionectomy Not rated yet
Hello! I am the person who previously asked you about the staple that broke in my foot 3 weeks after an Austin bunionectomy. My doctor put me in the boot …

Cuboid fracture Not rated yet
I fell down the stairs and twisted my left foot, I felt a crack and went to the clinic. They said the suspected a cuboid injury where the tendon takes …

Extreme cold feet with walking on marbles pain in feet Not rated yet
Hi: my father has been suffering for the past month and a half with extremely cold feet that he wears 2 pairs of socks and knitted slippers and they are …

Bunion surgery  Not rated yet
I had Bunion surgery over 10 years ago and my foot is killing me I had bunion surgery over 10 years ago and the past month my foot has been killing …

Chronic pain  Not rated yet
Chronic pain on top right foot (Peroneus Longus Tendon My daughter, now aged 12 stepped, into a wire 3 years ago, which pierced the bottom of her foot …

Pinky Toe Pain Not rated yet
Two weeks ago I hit in between my fourth toe and my pinky toe on the left foot. During the impact I heard a very light popping noise, and experienced immediate …

Pinky toe lump Not rated yet
This problem of mine began around 6 months ago, i notice by the way i sat and studied i leaned heavily on my pinky toe. After a while it began to hurt …

Black Spot Under Nail On Big Toe Not rated yet
Hello everyone, So around 2 months ago I noticed a black spot under my nail, where previously I had a blood blister, and figured it was probably remnants …

Ganglion cyst on the bottom of foot from trauma in an accident Not rated yet
My husband was in an accident Dec of 09. He was driving a tractor trailer loaded with tree length wood. A women crossed the center line trying to avoid …

foot pain after biking Not rated yet
I took my husband hiking about 2.5 months ago up a fairly steep trail(in the mountains). Afterward, the right side of his right foot was hurting, felt …

Shooting pain in bottom of foot Not rated yet
I was playing a very light game of wii tennis and felt a very twinge under my left foot. Since then I've been experiencing random shooting pains (very …

soreness bottom of 2nd toe  Not rated yet
I have quite a bit of pain upon walking at the base of the second toe on my left foot. It started while walking, gradually getting worse each time I walked …

Tingling toes/ball of foot when I walk or flap my right foot Not rated yet
Hello, For the past two weeks I have noticed that when I walk or (tap/flap) my right foot, I get a momentary tingling sensation that vibrates in my …

Stabbing pain on lateral bottom side of right foot Not rated yet
I am a 41 year old male, 6'3" and 220 lbs. I have suffered from this stabbing pain on the lateral bottom side of my right foot for the past 1-2 years. …

Ingrown Large Toe Nail Not rated yet
Dr. Mitnick, I am a 46 year old Male Registered Nurse who is on my feet for a significant amount of time a day. I have a significant health history. …

swelling and soreness on top of foot Not rated yet
I dropped a heavy shampoo bottle on the top of my foot about a week ago. I can wear yellow box flipper shoes and walk on it most of the time. If I put …

Can't walk on foot. Have to walk on outside of foot Not rated yet
I have been running on a treadmill pretty fast and hard the last two weeks. I do about 3 miles or so and I've been running on and off my whole life . I …

Nondisplaced cuboid fracture  Not rated yet
Good morning! Last weekend I had the bright idea to stand on top of a plastic 5 gallon bucket to quickly get a better vantage point. My left foot fell …

Foot trauma Not rated yet
Two days ago, I dropped a 15 pound weight on my right foot.The pain was excruciating and I felt it the most shooting up my pinky toe. It turned black and …

pain, clicking , swelling of ankle Not rated yet
I had a break in my talar dome. I have had 4 surgeries. 1st was a graft that was stem cells and bone mix? Like a paste I was told. 2nd was because malunion …

ankle fractures/unable to move toes Not rated yet
I was wondering if I should be concerned...I fell down some steps last Thursday injured both of my ankles. I went to the hospital immediately after waiting …

toe nail bruised. .. blood clot Not rated yet
Good day, so about 2 weeks ago a heavy metal shopping cart fell on my foot I didn't see anything wrong, my toenail hurt and there was a blood clot on …

stress fracture Not rated yet
I fractured my foot ( 2nd metatarsal bone) and I believe there was some residual nerve damage. I dropped a 280 lb full keg of beer onto my foot that was …

numbeness, discoloration of toes, edema , radiating pain Not rated yet
In March of 2011 I had a left great toe fusion r/t Hallux Rigidus. Eight months after the surgery I had the screws removed. Since then my toes have been …

swollen foot and bad pain after having a big toe operated on for a joint that had bad arthritus and a pin installed Not rated yet
Big toe was operated on bone in the joint was cleaned up a pin was installed made from nickel. she is having bad pain in the whole foot and after two months …

Plantar fasciitis and early tarsal tunnel Not rated yet
Started out with pain in the iner part of my heel. got progressively worse as day wore on. Podiatrist recommended a brace and night splint. Couldn't …

healed broken center toe rubbing against big toe causing painful blister on center toe Not rated yet
I broke my toe on my left foot next to my big toe.That happen over a year ago.The broken toe healed over time but stayed swollen and is rubbing against …

POSSIBLE ATHELETES FOOT? Not rated yet
I was swimming for 3 days straight... the end of the third day, I thought I had atheletes foot on my first toe over from my little toe on both feet because …

midtarsal fault Not rated yet
So actually my midtarsal is only in my left foot.... I'm a 28 year Old boy in Iran and came up here to your site via internet search..... When i …

foot pain after surgery Not rated yet
I had morton's neuroma surgery last November. My foot still hurts but in different places now. I get a lot of cramps in the top of my foot. I get a shooting …

2nd toe pain Not rated yet
I had bilateral bunion and hammertoe surgeries after which I have pain between 1st and second toes in both feet. I had a big toe fusion and capsulotomy …

What is causing my pain in the knuckle of the big toe, just below the toe nail? Not rated yet
At night I have a variety of pains in the top side of my big toe on the right foot. It starts with a feeling similar to a loose Band-Aid pulling loose …

pain and swelling after titanium staple broke in my foot Not rated yet
Hello! Last year I had an Austin Bunionectomy on my right foot. The surgeon used a staple which I was told is made of titanium. Surgery and recovery went …

toes feel like locking up and hard rock like sensation in ball of foot Not rated yet
I am female age 66. My foot problem may have started several years ago, but more intense in the last 10 years. I wrote before and left out my age and …

heel pain when walking and swelling below ankle bone on outside of foot (right). Not rated yet
While on vacation, I jumped off of a rock onto a rock landing that was approximately 3 feet high. I was wearing flip flops. When I landed on my feet …

Pain in side of foot Not rated yet
When I got out of bed this morning I had to hobble as I have an unexplained pain in my right foot along the outside. Like a strain or muscle pain, starting …

Foot swollen and pain on right side of foot walking Not rated yet
Hi my name is Megan and to start I have had two surgeries on my ankle due to torn ligaments about 10 years ago. For a couple months I have had a swollen …

pain on top of foot after 5k race Not rated yet
One week ago, I walked a 5K and also did a lot of carrying, lifting and moving things. Developed pain in top of foot, around the 3rd metatarsal. Went …

I have a ulcer on heel of my right foot. Not rated yet
As I said I have a ulcer on the heel of my right foot I am wearing a boot shoe at home but when I go to work I can't wear the boot so I was wondering …

I have small white objects coming thru the skin on the bottom of my right foot. Not rated yet
They are very small like the tip of a pencil. They force their way too the top of skin but I end up piercing the skin with a needle to get them out. …

sharp pain shooting up from bottom of left heel Not rated yet
very sharp shooting pain from the bottom of my left heel. It comes and goes, but with more frequency now. Lasts just a few seconds but very painful, …

cold foot and pain down either side of the foot Not rated yet
previous history, ligament repair left outer aspect of ankle 6 years ago. i have pes planovalgus and it has been discovered that i have a 8mm osteochondral …

pain in the toe next to my big toe Not rated yet
I had surgery 2 years ago and my doctor did a bone graft because arthritis had eaten a hole in my metatarsal. I was having a lot of pain when I drove or …

pain in the top of my feet Not rated yet
I have so much pain the top of my feet, sometimes I can't walk at all - even to get to the bathroom! I am overweight and I am working on it. I know if …

pain in toes and ball of foot Not rated yet
If I am sitting at my desk all of a sudden it feels like my two toes just before the little toe feel like they are going to snap off and the ball of my …

Sesamoiditis? Capsulitis? Metarasalgia? HELP! Not rated yet
For 4 1/2 years I've been suffering. It started with sharp pain under the pad of my big toe and I was initially treated for sesamoiditis. After a year …

PAIN ON TOP OF MY FEET AND ON THE SIDES.. Not rated yet
IVE HAD TOP OF FOOT PAIN FOR MONTHS NOW,,,X-RAYS RULED OUT STRESS FRACTURES,,,THE PAIN IS ON BOTH FEET,,,IVE HAD TO RESORT TO TAPING THEM BEFORE I GO TO …

Constriction on ball of foot. Not rated yet
Whatever shoes I where, on my right foot it always feels that my sock is crumpled up behind my toes when in fact the sock is nice fitting. Thinner socks …

swollen ankle Not rated yet
I hit the outside of my left ankle very hard on a piece of furniture 18 days ago and it is still swollen. I didn't notice the swelling until the following …

Severely sprained ankle, 2 weeks ago Not rated yet
Hi, I stepped down on edge of step and twisted my r ankle, went down so hard, thought I broke it. Well I called my dr to get an x-ray, as I have no ins. …

Foot and Ankle Pain Not rated yet
Instep and ankle of foot experience throbbing, chronic pain, toes hurting too at times. At times same foot experiences arch pain like plantar facititis …

second toe pain Not rated yet
hello i had big toe fusion last august for bad arthritis.the surgery for that went well and that joint is now pain free. my problem is now i have pain …

heel pain - plantar fascial ligament Not rated yet
I have read through the information you've provided for this pain. The pain I'm having is in my heel and some in the arch. But I am having this in both …

tingling then turning to a burning feeling in my ball of my foot under my baby toe and the one next to it Not rated yet
I went for a 2 1/2 walk a few weeks ago. About 2 hours into the walk my ball of my foot and last two toes started having a burning sensation. We did …

pain on the bottom of my foot Not rated yet
After I had been laying in bed for a little while I started to get pain in the bottom of my left foot, mostly on the heel and also some pain in my left …

Post Op Toe Nail Surgery Not rated yet
About a month ago I had surgery to correct my ingrown toe nails. The doctor killed a portion of the root of both my big toes. About a week ago I stubbed …

pain on the outsideof my left foot Not rated yet
was sitting and on the phone for approx. half hour. When i got up to walk i felt this sharp pain on the outside of my leftfoot - between the heel and little …

tingling and burning in feet Not rated yet
I have burning and tingling in both my feet, but also have discomfort in my left ankle after I have been on my feet for a while. Have had a pain specialist …

Left heel Not rated yet
When I wake up or get up from couch or chair I am stiff and heel hurts as I begin to walk. As I walk around ok. I wear 24/7 sneakers with heal pad inside …

Pain in Foot Not rated yet
I dropped something heavy on my foot 3 days ago. It was immediately swollen and slightly bruised. I ice it and keep it elevated. I still can't wear …

Pain in the back area of the left heel  Not rated yet
Started hurting about a month ago, especially after long walk or standing on feet for a long time. Friday worked at school (I am 75 year old), helping …

unable to walk properly on right foot after broken ankle 3 yrs ago Not rated yet
Hi RESPONSE Hi Joyce, I would have thought you might have had problems with your gait from day one after your surgery, but apparently you were walking …

altered sensation for 3 months (pain at times but able to acheive full range of movement) Not rated yet
I was horse riding approx 3 months ago and began having right ankle pain in the saddle (no fall or twist/sprain etc) I could not put weight through my …

My Podiatrist says it's a cyst Not rated yet
I have a portion of big toe that is numb and the next toe is also numb and will also burn, like it's been scraped or something but there is no wound. …

heel pain not responding to treatment Not rated yet
Last year i went to my foot doctor in pain, he said i had planter fasciitis,had 4 cortisone shots, wore a night splint, had PRP injection, and now having …

Pain and swelling in the right foot 16 weeks after a Jones fracture Not rated yet
I broke the bone in my foot on June 26,2012.I am still undergoing physiotherapy.The problem is during activity I feel pain at the fracture sight.The foot …

pain in left top of foot after walking Not rated yet
I began having pain in the top left hand side of my left foot after walking, mid way between the base of toes and ankle a few months ago. The only thing …

Numbness in on toe Not rated yet
Last night while I was at work, I noticed that from about halfway down the nail to the tip of my left big toe was a really unpleasant combination of numb …

Shooting pain under 2nd toe Not rated yet
I have pain under my 2nd toe on the ball of my foot. Went to dr & she diagnosised me w/ a torn planter plate. I have been wearing orthotics, a pad, no …

Feet pain especially in the heals. Not rated yet
I am training for an ultra marathon. I run anywhere between 21-38 miles a week and also so 2-3 insanity workout videos. My feet hurt all the time especially …

Foot pain on side of foot. Not rated yet
Hi, My daughter was skateboarding and the board jammed on something. She went forward and landed hard on the foot. If the foot is fractured in the …

Zing/electrical sensation on the side of my big toe Not rated yet
When I walk, I have noticed a zinging sensation on the side of my big toe. It almost feels like a rubber band snapping on the side of my toe. When I …

Pain in left foot Not rated yet
At the top front of my foot there is pain that feels like an intense charley horse. The pain goes from there to the outer-side (left) of the ankle (bone). …

Experiencing needle sticking pain under my toe nail next to my big toe, right foot. Not rated yet
This afternoon I started experiencing this pain coming from my toe. It felt as if it was coming from under the toe nail. As if someone was sticking a needle …

fractured cuboid Not rated yet
I have a question on my cuboid fracture. I was seen by an orthopedic and he said i have like a bone bruise fracture on the cuboid bone. The problem that …

Pain in the ball of foot accompanied by swelling on top of foot Not rated yet
I recently saw a podiatrist about this problem, and she was unable to diagnose it, so I'm hoping someone else out there can give me some guidance. I've …

3rd and 4th Metatarsal Fractures Not rated yet
Hello 2 months ago I fell during a seizure and my left foot smashed into an oak table and my 3rd and 4th metatarsal bones were badly fractured. I had …

swollen ankles and feet from job Not rated yet
Hi, I recently started working after being on unemployment for a year. My new job is in a warehouse and it requires me to walk on concrete floors for up …

Painful lump under middle toe Not rated yet
I am a 49 year old woman who is in good shape. I walk at least 2 miles a day plus I lift weights. I have suddenly developed a very painful lump at the …

Burning feet Not rated yet
: I have been having constant burning and tingling sensation under my feet ( more on my left foot ). Sometimes, I experience some pins and needles feeling …

Ankle and heel pain Not rated yet
My right ankle and heel hurts severely when I first get up from setting to the point that I can hardly walk. But after walking across the room and back …

Intense top of foot pain Not rated yet
I have periodic intense pain on the top of my foot.Feels like a knife going through my foot.This can occur several times a day or only a few times.It doesn't …

48 yr old female with fracture Not rated yet
I have been diagnosed with an ankle fracture on my right ankle the outer edge below the ankle i feel like its more than just a fracture . would just …

Edema,pain,and Discoloration Not rated yet
Hello Dr M,If you remember me,I had written to you several months ago after a bench had fallen on my left foot and crushed the left 3rd toe and fractured …

Hamstring and Hip problems after ankle surgery Not rated yet
Hi! I hope you can help me- I suffered a trimaleor (sp?) fracture of my left ankle on February 19th. I have had 3 surgeries, and currently have 12 …

3rd metatarasal foot stress fracture- PAIN question?  Not rated yet
Hi! I was diagnosed with 3rd metatarsal foot stress fracture 3-4 weeks ago after an MRI. What is of concern to me is my symptoms haven't diminished at …

toe numbness in big toes Not rated yet
I apparently wore ill fitting shoes shoes yesterday. (they seemed to fit, but were giving me a burning feeling at the bone on my foot) I took them off …

foot numbness Not rated yet
my feet and hands go to sleep at night, mostly my hands. when I drive for a long period of time my left heel fells spongy and when I walk it takes several …

Pain from outer ankle across side of foot and little toe Not rated yet
I fractured my ankle last July falling in to a hole at the beach. Spend 7 weeks in a boot cast to the knee. Shortly after getting the cast off I noticed …

Pain on top inside of foot Not rated yet
I have been having sharp pain on the top inside aspect of my foot. This was gradual in onset with no injury or trigger. I also have popping on my great …

5th Metatarsal Base pain... Not rated yet
About 3 months ago I started having pains in my left foot around the base of my 5th metatarsal. I knew i should have seen a doctor but just decided to …

complicatios to left foot after bunion surgery and second toe moved over Not rated yet
For the last 2 years I have had pain, burning sensation like being stuck with hot pins and needles. A rubber band affect around toes. I can not sleep at …

Pain in right hip, leg and ankle and swelling in ankle Not rated yet
Eighteen months ago, I had a heart cath. While putting a stent in an artery, my artery was punctured. I remained in the ICU overnight for observation. …

Foot Pain at big toe Not rated yet
The base of my big toe feels like it is broke, however I have not done anything to it. This has been going on for a year now. It feels like I need to pop …

Constant pain and burning sensation in foot Not rated yet
Approximately two weeks ago I jumped up to grab my dog from escaping out the front door when someone left it open. I kicked the inside part (thin door …

pain in my ankle goes up my calf to my knee Not rated yet
I have experiencing pain that starts in my ankle on my right leg and radiates to my calf which swells and goes to my outer knee. I cannot walk for long …

Bump on Top / Side of Foot Not rated yet
About a week and half ago the tower hard drive under my desk tipped over and hit the top of my right foot. It immediately caused a large welt which I …

Above the heel pain Not rated yet
Hi! Over a year ago I hurt my left foot working out I went to a podiatrist and was diagnosed with planter fasciitis. I was taking anti inflammatories but …

5th Metatarsal Fracture - fracture/incision site hurts after stitches are out Not rated yet
I broke 5th metatarsal bone mid-shaft, displaced fracture. Had surgery done, 5 screws and a plate inserted. While I was in a cast for 2 weeks after surgery, …

Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction Not rated yet
I have had flat feet all my life.(I am 67 year old female.} I was used to walking 3 miles a day until last fall when both feet started hurting something …

pains across ball/sole of left foot after 6-7 miles on impact only - disappears quickly when walking Not rated yet
Hi - I am training for a half ironman - part of which is a half marathon. My running has been around the 10-12k limits up to now. The pain I have starts …

Tingling, unbearable, pain in right foot Not rated yet
Saturday I jumped off a stage and both of my feet tingled worse than they ever have before. It wasn't that high, just a couple feet. I've felt the pain …

Swollen, lumpy sensation and click under smallest toes Not rated yet
I recently (3 weeks or so ago) started running for the first time and, in retropspect, had probably purchased ill-fitting shoes. After a week of running …

PAINFUL BLISTER  Not rated yet
ON THE BOTTOM OF MY DAUGHTERS FOOT THERE IS A HARD BLISTER/WART LIKE THING THAT HAS GROWN IN SIZE AND IS VERY VERY PAINFUL FOR HER, SHE WONT EVEN LET ME …

pain while running on a treadmill Not rated yet
i use the treadmill for the past 3 yrs or so,its a 45 minute routine where i start with a speed of 3.5 for 2.5minutes and increase my speed by 0.5 to4 …

pain in ball of foot going into toes Not rated yet
I have excrucitiating pain starting in ball of foot irradiating into toes, more noticeable during excercise, does pose a problem and have had to cut my …

My foot turns inward in heels Not rated yet
The only injury/birth defect that I can think of is when I was born, I was pigeon-toed so I had to wear this bar with shoes to hold my feet straight and …

Foot pain on top of the foot Not rated yet
A few weeks ago, I came home from work, took off my shoes, and noticed my left foot was a little swollen on top. no pain or anything. The pain I have on …

bunions, morton's neuromas in both feet Not rated yet
My podiatrist has recommended lapidus bunionectomy, neurectomy and tailor bunionectomy to correct the major issues i have with my feet. One foot at a …

Leg and foot pain from running Not rated yet
I am having a weird pain in my leg mostly when I put pressure on it(walking etc..) I am very active and I haven't ever had any problems with this leg before. …

lump on top of foot 5 weeks after dropping an object on it Not rated yet
my daughter is a majorette and 5 weeks ago she dropped her mace tip end onto the top of her foot. it bruised and swelled at the time but we assumed that …

achiles tendon pain Not rated yet
The tendon that connects my foot to my ankle feels like it is full of painful air bubbles every time I move it and it looks like it is bruised, however, …

Pain and soreness to the inner top portion on my right foot. Not rated yet
About 2 years ago I managed to cut the top of my right foot (cuneiform area). It was deep enough to have to get about 6 or 7 stitches in the shape of …

The heel of my foot is in a lot of pain, especially when active Not rated yet
A few days a go I jumped off a wall about 2 meters high, maybe a bit more but I didn't brace myself for the impact. I landed hard on my right foot which …

Left foot hurts really bad Not rated yet
I was doing back flips but did not notice rocks in the ground behind me. On my last flip my left foot landed directly on one and I cried out in pain. But …

Stubbed 4th Toe-No Broken bones-But having to live with pain every step I take! Not rated yet
Stubbed my 4th toe 2 weeks ago...I am a mail carrier and have been told nothing can be done for a broken toe, which I was sure I had. Every day I walk …

Two weeks post op after bunion and hammer toe surgery Not rated yet
After the above surgery I returned to see the Dr. two weeks post op. I was told by the Dr. not to remove the dressing. When I went in and had the dressing …

I have a sore on the right side of my left foot that will not heal properly Not rated yet
The pain is excrutiating and it shoots thru the heel of my foot right below the sore. I have had this sore on my foot since last year, it did heal at …

crushing foot injury Not rated yet
My husband works for railroad had a crush injury to foot four weeks ago.he had mri. Ct scan and xrays. No breaks. Just showing soft tissue adema. Problem …

swollen foot , redness Not rated yet
About 3-4 weeks ago i had some pain , felt like a bruise to the touch, going down my right leg from my calf down to the top of my foot and it was swollen …

bruised the entire nail of my big toe badly Not rated yet
Hi there, Yesterday I dropped the couch on my toe while cleaning. Its entire surface of the nail on my big toe is blue, its very swollen and hurts terribly, …

swelling  Not rated yet
I was skateboarding and doing a trick. When i came down on the board to land my heel landed on the board and my toes hit the ground, stoping me dead and …

Is it detrimental to my health if I often walk on the balls of my feet? Not rated yet
I often find myself walking on the balls of my feet, I've done this for many years. I haven't had any pain or anomalies from this.. All I wish to learn …

Left Foot Pain Not rated yet
Five days ago I was on a run and stepped weirdly in a pot hole, causing my foot roll outward. I have no swelling or bruising in my ankle, but on the outside …

achillies heel injury Not rated yet
My achillies heel operation was a year and a half ago now And I have a metal plate and screws I am still experiencing pain and it is still swollen and …

strange curvature/bump on top of foot Not rated yet
I had a lapidus bunionectomy 4 months ago. The last xray I had (2 months ago) was "normal" and indicated proper healing. However, I've recently noticed …

pin removal from left hammertoe area, four months after surgery Not rated yet
I need to have pin removed after bunion -hammertoe surgery. It hurts when I walk and is trying to poke through the bottom of my foot. I had the surgery …

foot/ankle pain and numbness and swelling and lower back pain Not rated yet
5 months ago i noticed the top of my right foot was swollen it is in the middle and the top near my ankle when it would get rubbed against something or …

Pain in the dorsal forefoot Not rated yet
About 4 weeks ago, I began experiencing pain when walking on my left foot. It was not bad so as a nurse, I just kept walking. Two weeks ago the pain …

Ankle swelling  Not rated yet
I have been having my ankles swelling for about 2 to 3 weeks now. I have been trying to keep my sodium levels down. I had noticed that my ankles would …

Bruises and weird spots on ankle - Severely sprained almost three years ago...what's up? Not rated yet
I'm a 27/f/cashier. I sprained my ankle before I even got my current job. I was stepping out of a car, misjudged the distances to the ground I guess and …

Right lateral foot pain (cuboid/ base of 5th metatarsal) Not rated yet
Hello! I have been a runner for years but have gradually increased my mileage in preparation for my first marathon in April. Yesterday was a day off for …

Smashed toe  Not rated yet
I've been playing a lot of tennis recently and it seems as of my little toe on my left foot has been "smashed". Underneath the toenail it is a dark purple …

8 days post operative bunionectomy with 1 st and 2 nd toe osteotomy. Not rated yet
I tripped and landed on my foot going from no pain to severe pain at the the top and bottom of the foot near the 3rd,4th and fifth toe. i saw my doctor …

small hard knot discovered on the side of my foot Not rated yet
The knot I found is on the outside of my right foot just below the ankle bone. It is hard an somewhat sore. I have a lot of pain on the top of my foot …

Redness on sesamoid bones on foot area  Not rated yet
Hi, I've found that wearing these tight shoes has caused me to have redness on my 1st metatarsal sesamoid bone area and on the 5th metatarsal area. I was …

Possible toe fungus??? Not rated yet
I have a small black mark on my second toenail. I dont think its a bruise because it has been there for over a week and it doenst hurt. Could it possibly …

New diagnosis, same pain 2nd and 3rd metatarsal post bunionectomy Not rated yet
It's now been 14 months since the bunionectomy. I've seen 3 Podiatrists with 3 different diagnosis. Luckily, 2 started talking with each other and have …

Response to right foot pain after left foot surgery Not rated yet
Dear Marc, Thank You Very Much for responding. In answer to your confusion about whether an MRI was ever taken is this. No MRI'S of my feet were taken …

Pain in the top right ankle/hinge area of the right foot. Any sock or shoe that I put on the rt. foot feels alot tighter than on the left. Not rated yet
5 years ago, intense pain started in the heels of both feet. The usual modalities were tried, cortisone injections, taping, stretching exercises, rolling …

Left foot pain upon extension Not rated yet
3 to 4 years ago I twisted my ankle while playing a sport. My foot twisted inwards so that my body weight fell upon it...it hurt but I could still walk …

Foot Pain after walking on treadmill Not rated yet
About a month or so back, I was walking on the treadmill (at the speed of 3.2 an a little bit of an incline (around 2.0)) after about 40 minutes in, I …

Feet get sore (tired?) way too fast Not rated yet
Pain all over in BOTH soles of feet. More pain when standing than when walking (Much like people working standing jobs get tired in their feet after working …

severe to right leg and foot Not rated yet
I was diagnosed with right high ankle sprain in 2002, ever since I have been in severe pain to that leg, I have had several lumbar blocks and physical …

Numbness on top of foot since fibula surgery Not rated yet
I'm an active 56 yr. old woman. I broke my fibula at the ankle on Dec. 6. Lost my balance and fell running parcels for work. Twisted the ankle, snapping …

Amputation of toe  Not rated yet
On December third 2011 I crushed my right foot in a roller dish feed of a rag pulling machine, it crushed my steel toe cap and squashed my toes, after …

Chronic Lateral Side Foot Pain Not rated yet
Dear Dr. Mitnick, I'm a now ex-runner with chronic pain on the lateral side of my right foot. After my second marathon (mostly on uneven roads) I gave …

redness, swelling and pain below third toe Not rated yet
Hello Doctor. Thank you for providing this helpful site. I've been searching for answers. I'm a 49 yr.old female. Five days ago (Monday) I noticed …

Extreme burning when walking at base of second right toe and up side of same toe Not rated yet
i woke up during the night as usual, and when i went to get out of the bed, beginning with my first step, i had an extreme burning at the base of my second …

trauma to foot Not rated yet
Hi, 10 months ago my foot got kicked when it was dragging the football back, my foot was on the ground at the time and my weight was on it. The pain was …

Why do both ankles ache at night? Not rated yet
When I sleep at night, both ankles ache like a toothache. My left heel is stiff in the am, but after walking a few minutes it seems fine. I sleep on my …

second toe swelling, gout? Not rated yet
its beeen 1 month now, i have consistantly worsening pain and swelling on top of and under the 2nd toe. All the other toes are fine and it hurts the minute …

toes go numb while on elliptical and on tread mill and then the arches start hurting Not rated yet
When I am on working out doing cardio my toes on both feet go numb and then by they time I am done my arches hurt. I have orthodics two different pair. …

ankle pain 10 years after trimalleolar fracture Not rated yet
Approximately 10 years ago I suffered a trimalleor fracture of the right ankle. I was on holiday at the time, and had the ankle re-aligned under local …

I stepped wrong on right foot. It hurts to walk on it when bearing weight to the right of it. I had a previous injury to that foot years ago but doctors said not broken. Not rated yet
I stepped wrong on my right right foot injuring it. Again, I guess I should say. It is not bruised nor is it swollen but it is very painful to move a …

sudden pain 2 years after breaking ankle Not rated yet
I broke my ankle in 3 places 2 1/2yrs ago. The metal work was removed 1 year ago. I haven't had too much problem since except a little tightness in the …

Hammertoe surgery Not rated yet
I recently had hammertoe surgery but im concerned they may never look the same. My toe nails are crooked and not attached. I had the surgery in November …

Persistant sesamoiditis Not rated yet
I have been suffering from sesamoiditis for almost a year. It started in the right foot whenI tripped in heels, but I now have it in the left, as well. …

Pain when bending the right toe forwards but not backwards Not rated yet
About 3 weeks ago I dropped a 3kg stone on my right toe. It swelled up and was obviously bruised as it went blue. However, I don't believe I broke anything …

Purple color in toes, both front and back. Not rated yet
My son has been having prolems with his toes off and on for the past couple of years. The first 3 incidents his toes would turn purple, develope watery …

sharp pain in the bottom of my right foot Not rated yet
I was walking and heard a pop and then felt a sharp pain in the top part of the bottom of my foot. Now it shots pains under the second toe. It is very …

Foot pain weeks after incident. Not rated yet
Kicked the door jam while running to keep dog from puking on the carpet. Yes, you can laugh. Got an X-Ray and it was negative so I waited, as directed, …

post bunion surgery complications Not rated yet
Two weeks after surgery I am experiencing swelling. there is redness that started at the bottom joint of the big toe and is now a darker and larger area …

pain in the middle of foot Not rated yet
I stepped in a pothole when I was out walking about a year and a half ago. My one foot turned inward as I stepped on it. I thought it was just bruised …

intermittent numbness in various toes Not rated yet
This happens mostly in my right foot, and have noticed it since about a month ago. Has been cropping up along about once or twice a week until about a …

Severe ankle pain 11 years after a break Not rated yet
11 years ago I fell down the stairs and fractured my left ankle in 3 places, the first hospital I attended placed a backslab on and I attended another …

Numbness of my right foot 2 weeks after a 5th metatarsal fracture Not rated yet
I was working out just over 2 weeks ago, and felt something snap in my ankle. I saw my ankle surgeon who I have a history with, and he put me into a walking …

Foot problem Not rated yet
I broke four metatarsals in my foot 8 months ago and had a Jones fracture. I was in a cast for 12 weeks, and a screw was put in to hold the bones together. …

top of foot pain accompanied by pain on side of foot Not rated yet
About 6 months ago i developed what assume was a cyst on the top of my right foot between my fourth toe and ankle. This area was sensitive to the touch …

Extreme swelling and pain 7 months after foot surgery Not rated yet
My daughter had surgery on her foot for turf toe (repair of plantars plate) and for a hammer toe. She had her surgery on June 9th, 2011. She had a pin …

Ankle Sprain gone bad!! Not rated yet
Hello, Exactly one month ago I went to the basketball gym late and didn't have time to stretch or warm up before a group of guys asked me to join in. …

Arch pain Not rated yet
I had a bimalleolar fracture in Jan of 2011 with dislocation and had orif with 1 plate and 6 screws placed. I have been having a lit of burning/aching …

Toe stiffness after metatarsal fracture. Not rated yet
Hello... I am currently in the recovery process of a displaced (spiral?) fracture of my 5th metatarsal on my right foot. I was rushing one day, took …

Baby toe shorter after fracture Not rated yet
I had a displaced fracture of the 5th metatarsal and didn't have surgery. I was non weight bearing for 9 weeks. Then doctor said okay to resume all activities. …

infected runners toe? Not rated yet
I ran a marathon and now my two toes (second from big toe) are swollen, very red around the nail, the nail is extremely painful and slightly separated, …

pain in instep of foot Not rated yet
2 weeks ago I cut my sole on what looked like a piece of dry spaghetti on the kitchen floor. At the time, it bled and eventually stopped and there is …

bright white streak up the center of my right big toenail Not rated yet
Painful bright white streak up the center of my big toe on my right big toe nail bed... Is this from psoriasis? Is thjis a fungal infection? or is this …

Big Toe Sticks Up/Loss of Balance Not rated yet
I had bunion 2 years ago on both big toes and now neither toe touches the ground & I'm having balancing problems. My left big toe sticks up higher than …

toe pain Not rated yet
i had my foot stepped on repetitively, and also wore poorly fitted shoes to a music concert, where I was on my feet dancing and walking around for about …

fifth metatarsal non-union (pre-op). I can walk without pain, so why surgery? Not rated yet
I broke my left fifth metatarsal on 9/2/11 (non-union, avulsion fracture) and have been in an air boot ever since. x-rays at 4-week intervals have shown …

foot pain and a cold foot after trauma Not rated yet
I ran over the arch of my foot with my work trolley (fully loaded cleaning trolley) a few days ago, at first it didn't hurt v much, then it steadily got …

pain in out side leg when walking fast or running Not rated yet
when ever i go to run on treed mill lately my right leg starts hurting real bad and i can hardly walk i can only make it about 1/4 to 1/2 mile before it …

I dropped something on my foot and wonder if I broke it.. Not rated yet
I dropped something on my foot 2 days ago, and the bone on the outside of my foot around the 5th metatarsal. The foot was swollen out and the entire top …

plantar fascitis diagnosis and funny bone Not rated yet
I have been diagnosed with plantar fascitis,being treated for it (night splint, ice , taping, shoe inserts etc) I noticed recently that when I touch the …

itching in little toes when feet get warm at bedtime Not rated yet
My feet are fine during the day but when i go to bed at night my little toes start to itch, the rest of my feet are fine. The itching feels like small …

Pain like an electrical shock in the ball of my foot next to the big toe following bunion surgery. Not rated yet
I had bunion surgery and had no problems at first. Starting about 6 months ago I began to have a sharp electrical shock like pain in the region of the …

purple foot Not rated yet
had ankle fusion surgery 8 weeks ago dr put me in a walking boot a few days ago (still not walking ) but when I put my foot down it turns purple and gets …

fifth metatarsal recovery Not rated yet
I fractured the base of my fifth metatarsal, not jones fracture, approximately 8 weeks ago. I went for an MRI yesterday, because my doctor thinks I may …

broke ankle 4 years ago some times very pain full still Not rated yet
I had 1200 pounds fall on me and broke my tibia and fibia in ankle got a plate and screws i think when i pulled the foot from under the machine I did more …

toenail the skin Not rated yet
it hurts when its pressured and if you touch it normal pressure and it turned into a purple colour very light. It has blood and some kind of pus that comes …

Pain in one foot started sudenly like rock in shoe next to ball of foot Not rated yet
Last night for no apparent reason I had a sensation of a stone in my shoe. The pain quickly became so intense I can hardly stand on the foot as the pressure …

Post-Lisfranc surgery questions Not rated yet
My lisfranc injury occurred almost five years ago December 21, 2008..i sustained the injury due to misdiagnosis in the beginning and tried orthotics for …

post ankle surgery Not rated yet
I had surgery on Aug 30th for a broken distal fibuala. I am now suppose to be weight bearing as tolerated. I am in a ASO brace now with my regular shoe. …

toe nail problem Not rated yet
My big toe was pushed up against by a large desk and raised up partially. It hurt like heck but only bled a little. i pushed the nail back down and have …

Pain, swelling, 2nd Metatarsal stress fractures and osteoporosis 10 months post op bunionectomy Not rated yet
I had a simple bunionectomy with no hardware, etc. in January of this year. I have yet to be pain free and have suffered stress fractures, swelling and …

broken fibula .Oblique fracture due to incorrect yoga assist. Not rated yet
I was doing a downward dog posture while in Ashtanga yoga class and the assistant to the instructor pulled on my calves and fibula bone and heels to …

Burning and pain in my foot, pinky toe side, up in the small bones. The area is pretty concentrated.  Not rated yet
I rolled my ankle and heard a loud pop. I had it x rayed and was told it was just a sprain. I did the rice method as instructed. Over a week later now …

pain in upper calf and back of ankle Not rated yet
I was jogging in place when after a couple of times, I heard a very loud pop. I felt immediate pain in the back of my calf that radiated down to the back …

Heel pain and can't walk Not rated yet
I jumped off a 6ft wall and landed on my heels, straight away I felt a sharp pain in my heel at first I could walk on it but not as much n now 3 days later …

ballerina fracture 3 fractures of toes and 1 toe broken into now have stabbing pain in heel, 10yrs. old Not rated yet
My daughter broke her foot saturday (3 days ago), doctor said it is called ballerina fracture. It broke 3 toes (film shows a break on these toes similiar …

Banged my right foot on the inner side of the foot against my sons wooden bed. Not rated yet
I was in my older sons room cleaning up and watching my toddler, when he bolted towards the stairs, i reacted quickly and went after him, in a freak incident, …

plantar puncture wound Not rated yet
I had a plantar puncture wound from a rake a couple of months ago. I received emergency room treatment, an x-ray was taken, and I was told there was no …

Extreme pain, and swelling, five months after removal of 2 neromas. Not rated yet
I had surgery for the removal of 2 large neuromas, from the 3rd and 4th toes, over 5 months ago. The incisions opened up, and were re-stiched, in my surgeons …

Sharp shooting pain in the sole of right foot Not rated yet
I get these shocking pain in the sole of right foot when I bend down or lean forward to pick up something..started a couple of months back.(every couple …

Toes randomly go numb and turn purplish in color Not rated yet
On 8/18/2005 I was hit by a local ambulance company. I fractured the second and third metatarsal in my right foot from slamming on the break so hard. They …

Sprained toe. Not rated yet
I recently went to the doctor's because I had hurt my foot really badly in martial arts class. The doctor told me I sprained big toe on my left foot. However, …

random pain in arch of my right foot after waking up Not rated yet
I am a 32 yr old female with lots of health problems but none thay I can link to this issue. Several months ago I woke up to an intesnse pain in my right …

lump on sole of foot Not rated yet
My six year old daughter had a wooden splinter in the sole of her foot. We thought we has removed it all but a hard lump has grown over the site of the …

Severe pain in big toe joint where bone spur was removed 4 years ago!!! Not rated yet
I had a large bone spur removed from my right big toe, in 2007. Ever since I had the surgery my pain has progressively gotten worse. I cannot bend my toe …

High degree of pain in the bottom 'ball area' of both feet during ski holiday Not rated yet
During skiing holiday I ended up with excruciating pain in both feet at the 'ball area' of my feet.I have good ski boots which have been fitted with what …

numbness to toe after having bunion removed Not rated yet
i had a bunion removed 10 years ago but the problem hasn't been solved the toe still bendes under the next toe and it is still numb after all this time …

Foot stiffness  Not rated yet
The first problem was entire (medial, mid, and lateral) heel plantar pain. Thought to have plantar fascitis but passed all physical tests. Now it's graduated …

foot hurts for no reason Not rated yet
For 2 months I have had severe pain in my left foot. It started with my entire foot and ankle swollen and pain on top and bottom. Then the pain went …

pain in great toe joint Not rated yet
one of my students accidenttally put a chair down on my left big toe joints and sat down hard. Since then I have had pain in the area and can't wear any …

sharp pain in ankle Not rated yet
I have a hairline fracture of my left talus and calcaneus. I am on crutches and have been putting just a little pressure on the foot, as per the doctor's …

Losing toenail 3 years aftet Hammertoe surgery Not rated yet
I had hammertoe surgery 3 years ago. A few weeks ago I noticed what appeared to be a small bruise on the second toenail right at the cuticle of the foot …

Sharp Pain On Top Of The Base of Big Toe Not rated yet
About a year and a half ago, I developed a pain when walking at the top of the base of my big toe. In one form or another, it's been there ever since …

Corns Not rated yet
Recently went to purchase shoes and noticed that one foot is wider the the other. I have had a burning sensation on my left foot. I now see a corn starting …

Lump in arch of foot Not rated yet
I have a lump in the arch of my foot which I first noticed after experiencing some arch pain (following the start-up of a running and swimming routine). …

neurapthy/nodules Not rated yet
i was diagnosed w/neuropathy in my left foot and it is now in both feet hands and legs. most severe in left foot because i have tumors alongside the arch …

Chronic foot pain from previous fracture Not rated yet
I broke my foot about 4 years ago along with my middle toe. Recently my foot started to hurt. Now it is every night, keeping me awake, aspirin, tylenol …

foot problem Not rated yet
MY 11 SON WAS JUMPING AROUND THE YARD WITH HIS BALL. WHEN HE CAME DOWN FROM JUMP HE LANDED ON THE SIDE OF HIS FOOT. IT HURTS HIM PRETTY BAD, BUT THERE …

Pain on bottom of foot at the base of 2nd and 3rd toes Not rated yet
I am a marathon runner - I have properly fitting shoes that do not need replacing. I have not had any crazy increases in mileage or speed - just conservative …

Chronic leg pain/cramps/Charlie horse/ muscle spasm/24hrs Not rated yet
I was in a rear end car accident. Waiting at a stop to make a left turn. And waiting for my turn. I strain and sprain my lower back and my mid back. Four …

fracture of base of fourth metatarsal Not rated yet
hi,I am Swetha I am 21 years,I had fractured my forth metarsal of my left foot 4 months back.i was with a pop cast for 6 weeks and later was able to …

toes throb and tingle Not rated yet
I do have type 2 diabetes, my glucose readings range from 140 to 220. I take glipiride (1mg) twice a day. what I need to know is, are my feet this …

Messed up Ankle?? Not rated yet
i sprained my ankle about almost three weeks ago in volleyball. I swelled up and bruised. The bruising went away but the swelling never did. I went to …

Foot very sensitive and burning Not rated yet
I had anterior lumbar interbody fusion L5-S1 aug 24, 2011. Back feels good but i hurt down my leg to my foot. My foot feels like it is on fire on top …

I have numbness in the balls of both feet Not rated yet
The problem began 14 years ago with only occasional discomfort in the balls of my feet that would come and go. Over time it became more persistent and …

Foot pain from broken tibia Not rated yet
I have chronic swelling and pain at the base of the second and third toe. Increases when walking or going barefoot. I have had an MRI done which ruled …

steele plate with 7 screws in r/ankle for 18 years Not rated yet
My ankle bothers me wheter walking or taking steps. I have lost 40 lbs in over a year and hope to lose more, however, I want to be a runner and have started …

painful foot from broken leg Not rated yet
Recovered from broken tibia , I have been back yo work for two weeks . I still have a bit of a limp and my leg is getting stonger, however my feet hurt …

toe curved to the right after hammer toe surgery, pin removed and fused Not rated yet
Can I have another surgery to make my second toe on my right foot to look normal. It ended up curved to the side at the tip after hammertoe/corn removal …

Pain and unable to walk in the morning 5 months after hardware removal of left ankle Not rated yet
I had a plate and 6 screws removed in early may. It is now just about October when I wake up in the morning I am unable to walk on it causing me to limp …

Spider Veins Not rated yet
My question is about spider veins possibly being caused by a toe injury. I have had one starburst shaped spider vein by my right ankle since I was in my …

pain on inside of foot Not rated yet
I have pain in my left foot, centre/right side of foot bottom, close to the arch. Rubbing it (like in massage) makes it hurt more in the short term, but …

Pain at the base of my Big left toe Not rated yet
I do martial arts and was sparring one day using kicks and felt pain as normal but it wasn't until the next day that I started to feel the sharpness of …

Foot/ankle pain and burning Not rated yet
It all started about 3 years ago. I would come home at night after walking the hospital floors all day and I would be ridden to the couch d/t extreme pain …

Foot pain at base of the foot near the big toe Not rated yet
The foot problem is occurring at the forefoot in between the base of the 2nd toe and 3rd toe causing walking difficulty over varying distances depending …

ball of foot and second toe Not rated yet
Howdy, I had bunion surgery and morton neuroma surgery in June 2011, but before surgery my second toe mostly the tip would get like a electRical feeling …

pain in the ball of left foot between ball and 2nd metatarsal, and at bottom of ball (near arch) Not rated yet
A few months ago I blindly kicked into a step running up stairs in The dark and since then, ive had minor to serious pain in and around the ball of my …

foot and ankle hurts Not rated yet
my big toe is leaning towards my other toes. i have lump on the side of foot next to the big which really hurts and i have trouble walking because it feels …

Shooting pains on top of right foot Not rated yet
I have a very small cut on the top of my right foot. I just got scraped as I was doing something on the boat. Thought nothing of it. All of a sudden, two …

Extreme discoloration on bunionectomy scar Not rated yet
I had a bunionectomy surgery about a year ago. I woke up a few days ago with exreme dicoloration on the scar area. A patch of bright pink and a larger …

lis franc fracture Not rated yet
I suffered a lisfranc fracture on 26 December last year. I had 2 xrays but the fracture didnt show up until they did a scan on the 28 January, nearly 4 …

Broken or Sprained Ankle? Not rated yet
I was walking down my driveway when my ankle rolled inwards. There was a loud popping noise and immediate, intense pain. It swelled quickly, but took a …

ball of foot pain from trauma Not rated yet
7 years ago I had a piece of machinery fall on me, knock me over into a downhill position and dislocated the front of my left foot. The toes were all …

pain in ball of foot and tips of toes Not rated yet
It started as pain in the ball of my right foot, felt like I had stepped on a stone. The next morning I had burning pain that felt like it was moving …

Foot, Heel and Ankle Pain Not rated yet
A few weeks ago, a can of beans fell on the top of my right foot (metatarsal area). Where the can hit, the area hurt but really didn't give me much problems. …

toe tingles  Not rated yet
my big toe tingles following surgery to remove a bone spur that was eating into a tendon and now that toes tingles all the time I had a 3" incision …

tibia fracture Not rated yet
I fractured my tibia an fibia in a car accident three months ago, June 4. I was in back slab for two weeks then in a long leg cast. they removed the long …

Not sure if I have developed blisters under callouses on feet - VERY painful to walk after dancing barefoot on wood floor Not rated yet
Hi, I was exercising and dancing on a wood floor recently with no shoes or socks on. I'm wondering if I hurt myself somehow b/c now it hurts to walk. …

outer edge of my foot hurts mostly while working out on the elliptical Not rated yet
i wear arch supports formed for my flat feet. lately the outside edge of my right foot hurts, when i'm on the elipitcal trainer , is this stimming …

Ball of foot bulge on both feet with pain Not rated yet
I have a bulge the circumference size of a golf ball on the ball of both feet. Also I have a hammer toe on the second toe on both feet. I've been to …

Swollen Big Toes, Possibly Cellulitis. Not rated yet
Both of my big toes are swollen, red and extremely sensitive to touch. When I move them, I get an intense, sharp pain. They also hurt when just staying …

Like a pin being stuck between toes Not rated yet
Occasionally (usually at night) I get the intermittent pain sensation of a pin being stuck into my foot between my toes. When it is occurring it is one …

sore on bottom of foot Not rated yet
about 3 or 4 years ago i had stepped on a piece of glass but i still have a sore on the bottom of my foot like i still have a piece of glass in my foot …

missing 5th matatarsal Not rated yet
My daughter was born with a missing 5th matatarsal in her right foot. Now that she is walking and getting older, I have noticed that her leg is bowed in …

toenail is black and blue Not rated yet
At the end of June, I stubbed the toe next to my big toe. Right where the nail begins to grow. It's now September, and it's still black and blue at the …

cracke in my foot hairline fracture Not rated yet
i have a hairline fracture in my left foot i have been told that it is going to take 3-6 months to heal i had a cast on for 3 weeks which didnt help i …

6 months post-op lapidus with a non-union Not rated yet
I have a non-union from a lapidus done 6 months ago. I was given an Ortho-fix bone stimulator (3hrs/day application) at month 5 and told to decrease my …

Toe/Foot Bruise Not rated yet
I slipped in the shower and banged my toes ito the wall as I fell. I had them xrayed no fracture, put Ice on them for a week while swelling was reduced …

Pain in ankle area where plate and screws are. Not rated yet
Hello: My twin sister had a browen ankle about 17 years ago. She has plate and screws that were never removed. She's always been a runner but more …

Lisfranc acting up again Not rated yet
I fell and sustained a lisfranc sprain 6 months ago. I was in a hard cast for a month and then a walking boot for another. After the initial incident there …

twisted my foot  Not rated yet
I twisted my foot 3 days ago. It was very painful at first and I couldn't stand to put weight on it. It is better now but is still swollen and bruised …

Bump on foot - hemangioma or splinter? Not rated yet
About 10 months ago we saw a slight bump on the bottom of my toddler’s foot (he was 1 at the time) and we took him to see the covering physician at our …

hard painful lump on ball of foot Not rated yet
I have been noticing a hard painful lump on the ball of my left foot (now it is appearing on my right foot also)near my last 2 toes (the two smallest toes). …

Strange bump/blister on foot. Not rated yet
Other day stepped on a rock barefoot and bruised foot. Bruise went away but left a transparent looking bump, kind of like a deep blister that wouldnt …

susposedly plantar fasciitis Not rated yet
I am a mail carrier and over 3 1/2 yrs ago I started having foot pain. Had all the symptoms of plantar fasciitis: morning pain, pain after rest, and pain …

Heel pain but only when standing not when walking Not rated yet
I have pain in my left foot only and have had this problem for about 10 years. My heel hurts only when I stand and not when I walk. I have a very high …

Pain in both feet after I have been off of them for awhile, and when I wake up in the morning. Not rated yet
The pain seems to come from in between the bones of the fourth and fifth toe on my right foot along with the heel. My left foot is just sore all over …

8 months pregnant, left ankle hurts. Recently in Oct 2009 I had a dislocated compound fracture on that same left ankle. Not rated yet
I am 8 months pregnant about 33 weeks along now. My left ankle I recently slipped and fell back in Oct 2009 ended up with a dislocated compound fracture …

my darn feet hurt Not rated yet
Approximately a year ago I was wearing ballerina shoes very thin soles and ran up a gravel driveway and stood on a large stone in the middle of my heel. …

The top & sometimes back of the foot hurts when my 11 year old son run's Not rated yet
What could it be? Damage from new cleats, and needs time to heal or something else? My son has always been active,strong and fast when he runs.He …

Ankle pain from delayed treatment for ankle fracture Not rated yet
About ten years ago I fractured my ankle and chipped the bone. At the time I was told it was a bad sprain. After a few weeks the pain was so bad that they …

fracture to 3rd metatarsal Not rated yet
I fractured my 3rd metatarsal 3-4 weeks ago. The injury occured when I tripped over something and my foot (toes first) slammed into a solid steel box. …

Left leg and ankle pain Not rated yet
Last November (2010) my 11 yr old son has a 300lb wooden book shelf fall on his leg while at school. He has complained of pain at he outside ankle joint …

Left foot pain persists for 10 months after impact injury Not rated yet
About 9 months ago, I was stepping over a baby gate, and slammed my left foot against the top of the gate/door frame. I initially assumed I broke my pinky …

why do my feet hurt Not rated yet
Hi I have a smallish hard flat lump under the skin on the ball of my foot (in the middle). This happened after I stood on a drawing pin, not wearing shoes …

Titanium Screw broke after surgery of Jones Fracture Not rated yet
I experienced a Jones Fracture on November 15, 2010. Received bad medical advice…after eight weeks of a Camboot, crutches and non-weight bearing I decided …

Swelling on the ball of my big toe, left side. Not rated yet
I was running in my minimalist shoes (Vibrams) and stepped on a rock, right on the ball of my left big toe. I am male, 40, 190 lbs and it was painful. …

Extreme pain in lower Tib/Fib / Ankle / Foot - Broke Tib/Fib 10 years ago  Not rated yet
Ten years ago I had a spiral break in my Tibia (4inches) directly above my ankle bone, and a clean break in my Fibia 2inches below my knee (bumb still …

Ongoing ache on lateral portion of foot Not rated yet
I have had an ache in the on the outer portion of my right foot. It had a gradual onset, becoming more noticable over the period of a month (thru late …

IPK in severe pain Not rated yet
age 34, good health other than high cholesterol occupation mechanic my husband has a HUGE painful callous on the bottom of his foot(middle). His grandfather …

Severe lateral foot pain Not rated yet
Hi there, I'm at a bit of a loss so hopefully I can get some answers here. In about November 2009 I was playing women's league basketball and started …

Pain in top of foot Not rated yet
Just over a week ago I spent a short period of time lifting, transporting and putting down heavy objects possibly in a fairly awkward posture although …

My doctor did the wrong procedure Not rated yet
I had requested and consented to an Austin type bunionectomy. My DPM had not written in his notes clearly that I wanted a this procedure. He had that …

foot and ankle pain archives Not rated yet
Several days ago, I shifted my weight to my left foot to stand out of a crouching position and got a sudden burning, stabbing pain to the outside of the …

Sensation without stimuli  Not rated yet
Most nights while in bed I have the sensation you would expect if a large marble were being pressed into the underside of your of your first and second …

pain on dorsal surface of foot  Not rated yet
Have a high arch and think I caused damage to a nerve on top of my foot from tight shoes. Have been to 2 podiatrists who have tried injections and don't …

Accessory Navicular Bone Not rated yet
Hi, I have had the accessory navicular since I was born but only became aware of the bone about 6 years ago. I am a 24 yr old female and I am in severe …

pain on the bottom outside of both feet. Not rated yet
I am a hockey player and about a half hour into playing, I experience pain on the bottom outside of both feet, between my heel and pinky toe. It got so …

Swelling in middle of right instep Not rated yet
For years I have had a swelling in the middle of my right instep. Last year I went to my poditrist and he did an x-ray and then ordered a MRI. It was diagnosed …

Pain on the back of my foot Not rated yet
i Have a sore spot on the back of my right heal similar to another post on here called (I have a very painful sore knot on my heal.) The only differances …

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome as source of RSD after Brostrom? Not rated yet
On Dec 22, I had OCD lesion of talus repaired with microfracture, ATFL Brostrom and peroneal tendons synovectomies/debridement from a fall in Feb 2010. …

toe and foot pain Not rated yet
I have been to several doctors about my problem. After having an X-ray, it was determined that I have a torn ligament and dislocation of the toe, hammer …

Bunionette Surgery Not rated yet
I am scheduled to receive bunionette surgery at the end of the month March 28th and I'm scared to death!! My case is extremely mild, however, the protusion …

painful foot-volume 6 Not rated yet
i have blister marks at the bacl of my feet from rubbing shoes a few small corns and a few darker toenails i trained as a dancer for many years and would …

Extremely Painful Foot Not rated yet
After a pick-up game of basketball in which I did tumble hard to the floor, I developed a twinge in my right foot mid arch-outside. After about an hour …

Possible broken toe and pulled ligaments Not rated yet
We had recently raised the puppy gate a few inches since our little pup can now jump it. Thinking I had raised my foot high enough, I walked into the …

Dysesthesia in 3rd and 4th toe and beneath them Not rated yet
About a year ago, I wrote you explaining that a local podiatrist had injected my foot with Lidocaine and a steroid to curtail a small area (one-half …

Ingrown Toe Nail Surgery, Four Weeks Post-op And STILL IN PAIN Not rated yet
I had surgery on an ingrown toenail four weeks ago. The surgery included the use of a chemical to kill the nail so that it would not grow back. The Dr …

Foot numb/tingle/burning 7 weeks post-op Not rated yet
Had OCD on talus repaired (cartilage removal & microfracture), Brostrom, and debridement of both peroneals. Prior to surgery, had a saphenous and …

sesamoid fracture?  Not rated yet
Four weeks ago I dropped a heavy object on my right foot. I was standing barefoot on tile and the object hit the upper part of the first metatarsal near …

Bimalleolar fracture and Syndesmotic injury - broken syndesmotic screw; should it be removed? Not rated yet
Hello, I sustained a Bimalleolar Fracture with a Syndesmotic injury to my left ankle after a rough skydiving landing in July 2010. I have a metal plate …

Weird knot after bunion/hammertoe surgery Not rated yet
In March 2010 I had bunion removed and at same time Dr. fixed the toe next to it, it was a hammertoe. Eight months later (Nov.) there appears a super …

case studies of foot pain-vol2 Not rated yet
Hello, I have a problem with the skin on my feet. It started getting rough and layered. And even though I am using a pumice and cream the skin again …

pain in feet-volume 5 Not rated yet
Marc, this started approx. 3 to 4 yrs. ago, first on the right foot, it felt like my sock was bunched up, i would take my boot off and look, and the sock …

Outside of foot pain, possibly from stress fractures?  Not rated yet
On October 18, i was diagnosed with a stress fracture on my third metatarsal. It killed me when i heard this because it was right at the end of my cross …

toes changing color Not rated yet
Thank you so much for trying to help. For the past 10 years my husband has experienced his toes becoming very red and looking as though they have been …

tendonistis of ankle Not rated yet
Hi. I come to your site often looking for information. It is really informative and I appreciate it very much. I have RA and have been having considerable …

Capsulitis? Not rated yet
Thank you for your very interesting and informative site! I'm a 60-year-old woman, not overweight, experiencing what feels like a bubble on the bottom …

Sesamoiditis w/fracture Not rated yet
Hello Dr. Marc, I have seen a podiatrist and have had x rays which revealed a fracture in one of my sesamoid bones. The podiatrist felt the fracture was …

Crooked toes, swelling underneath Not rated yet
I'm having a problem with blisters on my LEFT foot from walking. Looking at my left foot, it appears that something is pushing my 2nd and 3rd toes apart, …

Some toes are purple after swelling lessened with a Grade II Ankle Sprain Not rated yet
I rolled my foot inward yesterday and sprained the ankle more than has ever happened to me. It was pretty painful for a couple of hours then it became …

Pain in arches and sharp shooting pain Not rated yet
About 6 months ago I used to do in home walking on a very hard surface after which there would be times when my shins would ache, the bottom of my feet …

Pain in Foot Pad Not rated yet
I have high arched foot (with bunions) foot tends to pronate in due to some turning in of feet pigeon toed tendancies. I was on my feet all last year on …

Answers to your foot and ankle pain Not rated yet
Just to be thorough, I had a baby 2 months ago around the time I noticed the problem. They gave me a medacine that made my feet swell for about two weeks, …

Toes itching Not rated yet
A couple of weeks ago a couple of my toes started itching and I noticed they were really red. I had been walking through some tall grass/weeds with sandels …

Aircast versus hard cast, swelling. Not rated yet
Four weeks ago, I broke my ankle, not a clean break, but not a hairline either...a fracture of the distal fibula. No surgery recommended. I went to …

tendonitis in my foot which extends up my leg (or vice versa!) Not rated yet
I've had problems with foot neuropathy for maybe the past 10 years, and thought this current problem (for about a year now) was just a continuation of …

Non pitting edema on top of right foot and non weight bearing pain. Not rated yet
Hi, My right ankle was reconstructed about 30 years ago after the bone crumbled. As the Ortho said, it was like a fractured egg shell after so many fractures …

pain at the ball of the foot and slight pain on top Not rated yet
A week or so ago, while running in minimalist shoes, I stepped on a pretty big stone. The ball of my foot under the 2nd toe hurt immediately but as the …

Toenail infection persists after nail partially removed twice in three weeks Not rated yet
My wife's infected toenail was initially treated with three different courses of antibiotics, but to no advail. Three weeks ago, a doctor removed …

painful spasms in big toe and ankle--white hot pain Not rated yet
I am an otherwise healthy 41 year old. For the past 4 1/2 years I have suffered from severe spasms (white hot pain) in my feet including my toe sticking …

foot and ankle problems Not rated yet
A few days ago I developed pain on the top of my foot. I went to the doctor and had an X-ray, which showed no fracture. The pain increases while I am …

Problems from a previous surgery an mulitiple infections. Not rated yet
About 1 year ago my husband started noticing spots on the bottom of his feet and his right leg began getting puffy, warm and red. The redness grew quickly …

Severe Pain in Foot Not rated yet
I have had several surgeries since I was 3 years old. I had Bilateral Club Foot, But since the last few years I notice alot of pain in my foot. I can hardly …

Pain in the right foot starts in the early morning. Not rated yet
I am woken in the early hours by a severe pain only in my right foot. I am unable to put any weight on it. The foot itself not the ankle becomes very …

stiffness and pain in the feet Not rated yet
i am 37 years old and female i was diagnosed with gout 3 months ago (high uric acid) i have hypothyroidism (5 years) when i wake up no matter what time …

askthedoctor-archives-vol3 Not rated yet
I started having a troublesome pain (not very painful) on the outside of my foot. It starts either just below the ankle joint or about an inch from there …

Undiagnosed injury caused by impact to top forefoot (kicking object) Not rated yet
On 3/5/10, I was practicing defense maneuvers with partner (not wearing shoes). The top of my foot made impact with his hip bone. I suffered immediate …

Pain in the heel Not rated yet
My 9 year old son has been complaining of heel pain. He plays sports. What could be casuing his pain? Hi, Read my section on "calcaneal apophysitis" …

Your question on foot pain answered Not rated yet
Left 3rd toenail cuticle area is slightly red/swollen/slightly painful. Once when pain was particularly bad I squeezed my toe and one drop of clear,thick,serous …

pain in toes, foot and ankle Not rated yet
I am a 44 year old female and have painful 3rd toes on both feet at the same time, in the same first joint for 7 years now. I have attributed it to wearing …

trouble walking after removal of bunion and metatarsils 8 days after surgery Not rated yet
I am a healthy, fit 44 year old woman who had a bunion on the great toe and metatarsals on 2nd and 3rd toe removed 8 days ago. I visited my surgeon's office …

Pain in the foot Not rated yet
I had bunion surgery 11 weeks ago. four week into the surgery my grandson broke my foot at the joint. I had to wear a cast for 6 weeks. I has been a week …

askthedoctor-archives-vol2 Not rated yet
I have written before regarding pain and stiffness in toes 6 months after hammertoe surgery. I went back to doctor and We noticed that the 2nd and 3rd …

Various foot and toe pain Not rated yet
about a month ago I hit the top of my foot against a metal part all though it was very painful it went away after an hour. Thru the next 2 weeks I would …

Numbness of toes Not rated yet
Numbness of Third and Fourth Toes and Metatarsal Second Question Thank you for your opinion. May I ask another question? Another doctor agreed …

Inflammation on my foot, neuroma or something else? Not rated yet
I have inflammation on my ball of the right foot, around the area between 2nd toe and 3rd toe. and also the base of 2nd toes when you look down from above. …

askthedoctor-archives-vol1 Not rated yet
Hi Over the last 3 months I have been experiencing shocks coming from my inner heel after landing heavily on it. The best description of it would …

Pain in the toes-volume 3 Not rated yet
in the middle of my second toe I have had pain for 2-3 weeks. I do not have any swelling or bruising that I can tell. I have not stubbed it or had any …

Foot and ankle trauma Not rated yet
Podiatrist says that the needle has been in foot for soemtime. Located between second and third toe and seems to be going through toe joint. No swelling …

top of foot pain, midfoot pain  Not rated yet
I spent the month of August on crutches healing a stress fracture in my left hip (femoral neck). About 4 weeks into it I managed to hurt my left foot while …

Answers to your questions about foot pain Not rated yet
About 6 1/2 months ago, I experienced trauma to the bursa sac on my heel from overuse (walking/running on a non-cushioning treadmill). I woke up the morning …

Big Toe Pain Not rated yet
A couple of month ago (sometime in March) I started to get an aching pain in the base of my big toe. It progressively got worse over the course of the …

Foot problems...aargh Not rated yet
Two years ago I had plantar fascitis in my right foot and it took almost a year to go away. I have high arches and discovered Kumfs shoes that have wonderful …

Third Metatarsal Chronic Problems Not rated yet
I hurt my right lower back in 2000 and because of the way I walk I tend to put alot of pressure on my left foot. In 2001 I began having problems with swelling …

Tingling, burning, shooting pain or numbness in foot Not rated yet
my feet tingle and burn when I first walk on them in the morning. and if I have been sitting for a long period of time I have to walk like I am crippled …

Foot pain in children Not rated yet
Hello! My 2 year old daughter is a climber and although I keep a tight watch on her she will manage to climb up faster than I can run. She fell from …

Side of Foot Pain Not rated yet
Last evening I noticed some moderate pain when I changed shoes. The pain was on the outside of my left foot behind the toes across the bone and up to …

Pain on the bottom of the foot-volume 2 Not rated yet
Hi, Yesterday I was taking my regular walk in the morning and I felt a very sharp pain on the bottom of my right foot, kind of in the middle toward …

Foot and ankle trauma- volume 2 Not rated yet
My Husband stepped on a sewing needle and only half of it came out, we tried to see if we could see it but we can't.. can this get into the blood stream …

Nerve pain in foot and toes Not rated yet
I believe this all started last year when i was in a work related accident i feel comming out of the gravitron amusement ride where i work at i twisted …

SOUKEY's foot  Not rated yet
HI I posted one here the other day about my aunt SOUKEY's foot. SOUKEY's foot is looking very bad and we've been seeing a local podiatrist but because …

Foot and leg pain Not rated yet
I have been diagnosed with a gangalion cyst on top of right foot. Dr. prescribed no treatment at this time. Recently every morning I have a severe pain …

Pain between the 4th and 5th metarsals Not rated yet
I am a walker. I usually walk 3 miles /day. 1 year ago, I developed a stress fracture in one of the small bones on top of my foot. I was in a cast for …

Arch and heel pain Not rated yet
Hi, MRI after MRI, bone density/bone scans/blood labs to no avail. Failed fasciotomy release in 2004 to eliminate pain. Bilaterial flat feet, right more …

chronic ankle pain Not rated yet
2 years ago, I sought the advice of my GP with regard to pain in my right ankle which had been bothering me for several months. He referred me to an orthopedist. …

pain in the feet Not rated yet
Hello Say I have been having problems off and on for the last year and half with sharp pain on the side of my large toe area. for the last month …

tailors bunion Not rated yet
I have/had ? a "tailors bunion". I went to a podiatrist last week. He shaved off the hard skin revealing the "seed". He told me he was going to "pop the …

Foot and ankle fractures Not rated yet
I am almost 10 weeks out from a bad fall resulting in a 3°ankle sprain and a complete non displaced fracture at the base of the 5th metatarsal. Xrays …

6 weeks of foot/ankle problem Not rated yet
I went over on my ankle nearly 6 weeks ago, heard a strange noise but got up and walked on it without any problems, got to work (care assistant) and with …

foot itch  Not rated yet
About 9 years ago I began to have symptoms of what seemed to be Athletes Foot. I was working as a waitress and was on my feet alot and they would sweat. …

Charcot foot Not rated yet
Hello Thank you for your information on Charcot Foot. You have explained things in a very straightforward way that is very easy to understand, by far …

Pain in the toes-volume 1 Not rated yet
My little toe has been feeling a little tingly and numb on my left foot. I have found that my knee hurts too. What could the possible problems been. Its …

Pain in toes-volume 2 Not rated yet
When stretching out my big toe like by removing a shoe or ski boot I get intense sharp burning pain around the area where the big toe meets the …

Ankle pain Not rated yet
Had lateral foot (underneath edge) 7 weeks ago on my right foot during walking(felt very sharp pain on weight bearing) - was limping around for 2 weeks …

Pain in the heel and plantar fasciitis-volume 2 Not rated yet
I am a 48 yr. old female with sharp heel pain in my right foot. It lasted about 2-3 weeks and then got better with little pain left. All of a sudden it …

foot issues-volume 3 Not rated yet
my husband has been having severe foot pain for the last 5 years or more. he is an automechanic who is constantly on his feet. his pain is right under …

lower extremity pain-volume 2 Not rated yet
My foot is hurting on the top of the foot towards the middle(left side) and my last two toes have a tingling numb feeling. I had back surgery 2 years …

Foot problems -volume 1 Not rated yet
I have been having a problem with my right foot for the past 6 months. It started when we were on vacation and I walked a very long distance in improper …

cellulitis or fracture Not rated yet
hi, the top of my foot, at the base of my toes,started becoming painful about six days ago. it kept getting more painful. i've been on keflex for three …

Heel pain and plantar fasciitis-volume 1 Not rated yet
my mother underwent 15 surgeries on her foot. i was the lucky child to get the same condition. had one surgery when i was 16, on crutches etc....well they …




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Dear Dr. Mitnick, The orthotics arrived four days ago and I slipped them into my shoes immediately. I was skeptical as to the usefulness of the item, they really didn't look very exotic. I have to say though, after using them for just four days, I have experienced grand relief from my foot pain. Even the very first day, I was able to do a lot of work while on my feet with at least a 75% reduction of pain. It has only gotten better every day, and I go nowhere without my shoes with the orthotics. I had been experiencing extreme heel and sole pain for about six months and had to take extended breaks off my feet many times a day as well as regular doses of Ibuprofen. Since getting the orthotics, my life has returned to normal and I feel good again. Just wanted to say thanks for the recommendation for a very effective item, I had no idea what a change this item could affect.

Yours truly,

J.C. Forbes

Tennessee
Thanks for the Response, you hit it on the head.

Steve

Redondo Beach, CA
Thank you for your time and expertise in answering my question…..

LH

(location unknown)
First, thanks for putting together this website. Its the most informative site I have found dealing with foot problems. Last June I started having pain and swelling at …….

Joe

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First of all, thank you for having all this useful information available in one place. I've been through most of your website and based on my research, pain and evaluations I think I've narrowed things down quite a bit.

Pete M.

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Thank you for the best site I have found when researching foot pain.

Glenda B.

Madison, Alabama
Thanks for replying so quickly. I was a bit concerned. I think your website is great, and chock full of info.....

Carol

Denison, TX
Dr. Marc, Thank you so much for your reply which seemed to be right on. I have researched many sites but you put me on the right path to the possible answer. My foot pain may not rule the rest of my life after all! I believe I'll make a sign that reads, "THE END IS NEAR!" Thanks Very Much,

Dawn

West lafayette, IN
Dear sir...no doubt you get positive comments re your site...May I please be added to the list of your admirers. In all of my years of web surfing I would say your site is right there with the very best. Thank you for taking the time to write the terrific info you provide and for putting things into laymen terms for us mere mortals. I pray you have much on going success and thank you again for a deed well done. As for me I did not find much help for my symptoms and will continue on my quest. Were you anywhere in the South I would make and appointment...Thanks again dear sir...m.e.

Michael E.

Tampa, Florida 33624
Hi. This is a great site! I'm a healthy middle aged woman who is in good health, but.....

Kelly

Texas
Just a wee word of thanks for your wonderful website...It is a terrific service...Thank you for providing your knowledge and help...With highest regards, m ebeling

Michael D. Ebeling

Tampa, Florida 33624


Thanks for a most interesting website, which has helped a lot.

Steve

UK


Dear Dr.Mitnick

I usually do my research on the Mayo clinic website. I think your website is the most informative site I have found when researching foot pain.

I thank you for putting together this incredible website.

Regards,

Dragica W.

Edmonton,Canada


....I have been told that it is not hard enough to be cut off. Please help, I am not sure what to do now! THANKS FOR A WONDERFUL AND VERY HELPFUL SITE!

Roxy

South Africa


You have an unusually clear, informative and well-written website for laypersons. Thank you for that.

Matthew W.

Mansfield Ctr, CT


First, I'd like to thank you for all the information that you provide on your website and the opportunity to write to you.

Steve

Placentia, California


First, I want to let you know that you have the best web site I've found related to foot issues. (The only thing I had difficulty finding was the "ask a question" page.)

Unknown

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I received the orthotics Monday afternoon and began wearing them Tuesday. After two days I would say that I have noticed a huge improvement in the discomfort I have been experiencing. My foot feels better than it has in months.

Ric J.

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I greatly admire someone like you who would donate and dedicate so much time and effort to helping strangers with no compensation. Truly, it is uncommonly kind. And your site is so intelligently arranged.

Ron R.

Pacific Grove, CA


I used to work for a podiatrist (front desk) back during summers in college years ago, so I know the benefits of good care. Again, I want to thank you for an EXCELLENT website. It was so great to get to your site (top of google search) and actually find all the answers I needed EASILY and QUICKLY! Clearly you put a ton of work into it and I really appreciate it.

All the best,

Victoria

Alameda, California


By the way, millions of websites could use yours as a guideline on how to organize information and make the site user-friendly. Kudos to you!

Anonymous


Thank you for your very interesting and informative site!

Anonymous




Hi. I come to your site often looking for information. It is really informative and I appreciate it very much. I have RA and have been having considerable amount of foot pain...... Dee RN


Thanks very much for the wonderful informative site.

Catherine

New Zealand


Thank You for my answer! I have been schedule for a bone density scan, allingment, and I am in the process of getting orthotics made, and checking out the natural remedies. Thank again! What a great web site!

Sincerely

Josette


Yes I want both pair of orthotics. You don't have an option of ordering 2 at one time so I had to place the order twice. Thanks. My husband likes these and wants to put them in all of his shoes. (referring to Superstep orthotics)

Cindy H.

Arizona
I searched the internet everywhere for a clear description and illustration of my symptoms/problem. http://www.foot-pain-explained.com/ was where I ended my search with answers. If I lived in Jersey (left 30 years ago) and didn't live in Florida I would definetly make an appointment with Dr. Mitnick.

Thanks, Kathy

Florida
1st of all THANKS A LOT for your great site......

Anna

Poland
Thank you so much for your response. I will let you know how I am doing if you would like. Your website is awesome!

M P

South Carolina
Hello! I want to thank you for such an informative website! I found you based on my ankle pain search and am happy to realize that there may be a relatively simple cause and solution....

Natalie

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...Thanks for your fantastic service.

Gary

Arlington, VA


Thank you so very much, that would be much appreciated. I love those insoles, by the way. (referring to Superstep orthotics)

Kelly W.

San Clemente, CA


Dr Marc is fantastic...He seems to know exactly what you are feeling with the problems you are having. I wish he was in my home town so I could go to him with my problems!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Pam

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Great insights! Thanks Doc, you're the best.

Glen

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I have been experiencing foot pain of various sorts and am working to figure out what it is. I found this site and can only say BRAVO!! What an excellent site! The time it must have taken to put all this together must've been a daunting task! I am sure it has helped so many people. Thank you so very much for doing this.

Bre

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Dr. Mitnick, Thank you so much for your reply. I did let my physician know and they took an x-ray - all is well! Also, thank you for providing this wonderful site, it is very helpful with lots of useful information! I appreciate your gift of time! God bless.

anonymous




Dr. Mitnick, Thank you, you were 100% correct. The pain finally brought me to the ER. I spent 8 days in the hospital. The Doppler you spoke of was able to show that there was no pulse in that foot. This was an arterial clot that split and traveled throughout my leg. My leg was almost amputated. I am in rough shape but have all my parts intact!! You certainly know what you are talking about. Thank you for taking the time to answer. Yours Truly!

anonymous




Staying at home after hallux surgery I spend quite a lot of time seaching info useful for avoiding problems which might come back. Today I found your site and I am .... delighted it happened. It's one of the best site I found last days.

Anna

Poland




Thanks for taking time to read and answer so many questions. It is truly a public service!

Esh

Seattle, WA


I just wanted to say that I am very greatful for this website!!

Bonnie

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Also, and importantly, just want to praise this web site. Thorough and thoughtfully presented, it certainly must be of considerable assistance to anyone with a foot problem. Terrific -- and very interesting.I trust the address comes up easily for those seeking information.

Bill

New Jersey




Thanks so much for answering my question. You've been more help to me than my own Dr. has been lately. Thanks again....I hope to be able to walk without pain someday.

Debbie

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Wow, that is exactly the information needed!!! thank you thank you thank you!!! I appreciate this help so very much from Marc Mitnick DPM. Excellent information and help to improve One's life.

Chrissy

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Thanks so much for this website Dr. Marc! It is so nice that you have this ask the doctor feature..I'm sure I'ts been helpful for alot of people. I will try what you suggested and see if it helps...thanks again!

Tracy

Evansville, IA




Dear Marc

I just want to say thank you for the quick response and the good info. I find it amazing and a super nice thing that you do here by answering medical questions at no charge.

Russ W.

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Your website is full of a lot of helpful information, and I am very impressed with the time in which you responded to my post. Thank you again for your time and consideration in your response.

-Sunny.

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Thank you very much for the information, I will consider it. Excellent web site.

Jackie

San Diego, CA




Dr. Mitnick, Just want to say thank you so very much for your quick response and very informative reply! After reading what you had to say, I called the doctor's office and was able to get in and see him the same day as my injury. Toe was x-rayed and luckily, it is not broken or fractured. Very badly bruised and will probably lose the toe nail. And although my toe and toe nail are still very black and blue and very sore, they ARE both starting to feel a little better. So again, thank you! I am so very happy that I came across your website. The service you provide is outstanding and immeasurable!

Rivi,

Albany, NY




Thank you so much for all of your advice. In searching the web for people dealing with this same issue i can tell you that you are a Knight In shining Armor! If I lived in Jersey I would gladly be your Spokesperson. Hopefully next time you hear from me it will be good news. God Bless,

Jill S.

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THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH FOR YOUR TIME AND EFFORTS, YOU ARE SO VERY APPRECIATED. THANK YOU FOR ALL YOU DO.

Jackie

Whichita, KS




thanks again, this site is very helpful.

mark

Boston, MA




Like others have stated...This site is amazing and I am so thankful that it was created.

....Keep up what your doing. Your a life saver.

Michelle

Colorado




Thanks again for the information provided on your site. It's easy for non-medical folk to understand your writing, and helps provide better communication between patient and doctor.

annielou

Colorado


Wonderful advice

by: Anonymous

This is the best site for foot problem info.


Thank you for this information. This description fits my pain and inflammation behind my 2nd toe perfectly.

by: Max

location unknown
Again, I really appreciate that you responded to my inquiry, and that your mention of Parkinson's helped me to find my way to a diagnosis of this difficult to diagnose disease. Most patients see on average 16 doctors before they are diagnosed. I hope that you can help other people that ask for your expertise in the future.

Barb D.

Canada
I just wanted to say that I am very greatful for this website!! I have had a fusion in my rt foot and am finally getting a little bit better......

Bonnie

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Again, Thank you from the bottom of my heart for taking the time to answer my question....your an angel!

Nancie

Wisconsin
Thank you for your response. You have provided some great insight (to my question)....

Julie

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Thank-you so very much for responding so quickly and in such detail to my question!! I will give my surgeon a call today!! This website is terrific!!!! Thank-you again!

Renae

North Carolina
Many Thanks Dr Marc!
Thank you for your response. It sounds like a good plan to me. He did not cut the wart out first ...

KG

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Thanks again doc for having this website and we STILL need qualified Podiatrists in beautiful sunny Tampa Bay (Bradenton) Florida.

Bessie Mae

Florida
Dear Dr. Mitnick, Thank you so very much for taking your time to answer my question. You have greatly relieved my anxiety related to the continual tingly I feel in my feet. I will share your response with my podiatrist next week. God bless you for having this question and answer page on your website! Most gratefully,

Lynne T.

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Your webpage is excellent, I commend you on sharing your knowledge to the public.

Robert

New Jersey


Thank you. you were more detailed than what others have told me they finally called from the last xrays and my son is now in a cast for 2 weeks he did have a fracture that was not noticeable.

a mom

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I have read your website and I have to admit that I am amazed at all the information that is on here. I have learned more than the three years I have been going to several doctors that I have seen!!

Melody

Lenoir, NC


Thank you so much Doc for a quick and thorough response!

Rustam

Bellevue, WA


I cannot thank you enough for your response, opinion, and suggestions! I want you to know how much it means to me, and I'm sure everyone else who has ever asked you a question! I feel like you're a lifesaver and have empowered me to take a stronger role and stand up for myself and my feet!

Jodi

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