Foot Conditions: Bunions

Foot Conditions: Bunions

Bunions are boney humps located at the base of the big toe (at the joint). They gradually cause the big toe joint to stick out while pushing the toe inwards towards the other toes. In some cases, bunions can occur on the outside of the foot at the base of the little toe and is called…

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Foot Conditions: Tarsal Tendonitis

Foot Conditions: Tarsal Tendonitis

Tarsal tendonitis is a nerve disorder that is caused by compression of the posterior tibial nerve that runs through the tarsal tunnel. The Tarsal Tunnel is a narrow space on the inside of the ankle through which several nerves, arteries, veins and tendons travel though. It is covered externally by a ligament called the flexor…

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Foot Conditions: Flat Feet

Foot Conditions: Flat Feet

Flat Feet/Falling Arches Flat feet or falling arches is a condition where there is little to no arch on the inside of your foot, causing the sole (bottom of feet) to come into contact with the floor. Tendons on the bottom of your feet attach the heel and foot bones and these tendons form the…

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Foot Conditions: Plantar Fasciitis

Foot Conditions: Plantar Fasciitis

The plantar fascia is a ligament that connects the heel bone to the toes and helps support the arch of the foot. Plantar fasciitis is the inflammation of this ligament. Causes of Plantar Fasciitis The actual cause of plantar fasciitis is unknown but several factors can contribute such as: Age – more common among the…

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