Articles on Bunions, Heel Pain, and Other Foot and Ankle Conditions

Information is key to treating your foot injury. In our library, we explain the common causes of many foot conditions, including bunions, broken toes, plantar fasciitis, ingrown toenails, and more. Search through our articles to find out more about your condition.

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  • Subungual Exostosis (Bone Spur Under Toenail) A subungual exostosis is a bony prominence that can occur under the toenail. They generally are a result of some form of trauma to the toe that results in the formation of bony irregularity or prominence.
  • Osteochondromas A subungual exostosis is a bony prominence that can occur under the toenail. They generally are a result of some form of trauma to the toe that results in the formation of bony irregularity or prominence.
  • Ollier's Disease A subungual exostosis is a bony prominence that can occur under the toenail. They generally are a result of some form of trauma to the toe that results in the formation of bony
  • Muco-Cutaneous Cyst A small nodular single mass that can form on the top of the toe is often times a Muco-Cutaneious Cyst. These occur most frequently at the joint just behind the toenail.
  • MTP Joint Capsulitis Capsulitis is inflammation of a joint capsule. The second MTP joint is one of the capsules that most commonly experiences inflammation. Each foot possesses five MTP joints that connect your toe bones
  • Midtarsal Fracture Dislocation The Lis Fran's joint is a combination of joints in the middle of the foot. At the point where the long bones behind the toes, called metatarsals, connect with a grouping of small cube shaped bones,
  • Mallet Toes Another common digital deformity is contracture of the toes in the formation of hammertoes and mallet toes. Hammertoes are described in depth in another article.
  • Maffucci's Syndrome Maffucci's syndrome is a very rare form of enchondromatosis associated with multiple soft tissue hemangiomas.
  • Lumps on the Top of the Toes and Foot There are several different causes of lumps and bumps on the top of the toes and foot. Working from the toes back these are:
  • Lis Franc's Dislocation The Lis Franc,s joint is a combination of joints in the middle of the foot. At the point where the long bones behind the toes, called metatarsals, connect with a grouping of small cube shaped bones