Chilblains in the cold winter months in the UK, are commonly seen, exposure to the cold can cause painful itchy lumps… Continue reading
Pain or discomfort within the forefoot (ball of foot) is one of the most commonly seen and treated at the clinic. The term ‘metatarsalgia’ is often used, but this is a non descript term. There are various causes for pain and discomfort in the forefoot and this is commonly caused by;
Close up of Fungus Infection on Nails foot, Finger with onychomycosis.Fungus of foot close-up, isolated on white background. The concept dermatology, treatment fungal and fungal infections in humans. Macro photograph human parasites. Rear background of a dermatologist.
Ingrowing toenails are commonly seen in the clinic, they can be extremely painful when wearing shoes or doing sport. They can often become infected. We can offer a range of treatments including conservative and surgical… Continue reading
A bunion, known medically as ‘Hallux Valgus’ is an abnormal alignment of the big toe… Continue reading
Hallux limitus is a common cause of pain in the big toe joint. (hallux meaning big toe & limitus meaning limited movement) The big toe joint also is known as the 1st Metatarso-phalangeal joint (1st MTP joint) is made up from the long 1st metatarsal bone and the big toe known as the proximal phalanx … Continue reading
Sesamoid injury is a common cause of pain underneath the big toe joint, with pain when walking and running. It presents in various stages from irritation to fracture and can become arthritic. So what are the sesamoids? The sesamoid bones are two small bones located on the underside, and just behind the big toe joint. … Continue reading