Common Conditions

Metatarsalgia
One or more of the metatarsal heads become painful and/or inflamed, usually due to excessive pressure over a long period of time. It is common to experience acute, recurrent, or chronic pain with metatarsalgia. Ball-of-foot pain is often caused from...
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Iliotibial Pain
This outside or lateral knee pain is caused by the ITB pulling up on it's insertion on the outside of the knee. Underneath the ITB near it's insertion at the knee is a bursa. Bursae are fluid filled sacs that lubricate areas where rubbing and...
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Neuroma
Neuroma is the inter-metatarsal forefoot pain located at the ball of the foot and/or toe numbness. Generally located between the 3rd and 4th metatarsal bones (third inner space).Morton's neuroma is an enlarged nerve that usually occurs in the third...
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Shin Splints
Shin Splints is the inflammation of the tendons and muscles in the front or on the medial side of the lower leg. Excessive pronation and overuse syndrome creates pulling of the Tibialis anterior or posterior muscles and damages these muscles at...
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Knee Pain
Patellar Tendonitis As with all cases of tendonitis, patellar tendonitis is simply the inflammation, degeneration or rupture of the patellar ligament and the tissue that surround it, leading to pain and discomfort in the area just below the knee...
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Achilles Tendonitis
Inflammation of the sheath surrounding the Achilles tendon; pain behind the heel, ankle and lower calf. Counter-rotation of the tibia against the femur as a result of excessive pronation causes two heads of the tendon to torque against each other...
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Calluses
Calluses are thickened, dead tissue involving the outer layer of the skin (epidermis). They are similar to corns, with the difference being their location. Calluses are located on the soles of the feet, particularly the ‘balls,’ while corns are...
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Hammertoes
Hammertoes are painful bone contractures of the toes, usually with an associated area of hyperkeratosis or callous. They may be individual, or there may be hammertoes present on all eight lesser toes. The great toe can also develop a...
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Bunions
Hallux Valgus (Bunions): a (sometimes painful) bump at the medial base of the great toe. Excessive pronation and hypermobility of first metatarsal ray causes toe-off to come off the medial (inside) side instead of the plantar surface of the great...
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Heel Pain
Plantar Fasciitis: Pain directly beneath or in front of the heel; chronic inflammation of the fascia as a result of excessive pronation. The most common cause of heel or arch pain is actually caused by a painful stretching or micro-tearing of...
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