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What Are Plantar Plate Tears and How Are They Treated?

Plantar Plate Tear Symptoms A tear/injury to the strong supporting ligament underneath a toe, with pain along the ball of the foot. These tears can occur acutely during an injury or can be caused by chronic strain on the ligament. The plantar plate is supposed to keep the toes in place and stop them from […]

Sesamoiditis/Sesamoid Fracture

What a sesamoid? A sesamoid is a bone that in embedded in tendon or muscle. In the foot, there are two sesamoids present under the big toe joint. Sesamoiditis The sesamoids under the big toe joint can become inflamed. Pain can present gradually. It may be painful when you move the big toe up and […]

Heel Pain (Plantar Fasciitis)

Plantar Fasciitis is the most common cause of heel pain. It is an inflammation of the ligament that attaches to your heel bone and supports the arch of the foot. Strain on this ligament can create tiny tears that lead to moderate to severe pain and swelling. Patients often report an onset of pain with […]

Do you have a Plantar Wart?

What is a Plantar Wart?  A noncancerous skin growth on the bottom of the foot, caused by a viral infection in the top layer of the skin. It is specifically caused by a strain of HPV. Symptoms A plantar wart appears either by iteself or in a cluster (mosaic plantar warts) on the bottom of the foot. It can […]