Plantar Plate Tear. Your questions answered.

Plantar Plate Tear. Your questions answered.     Introduction: Plantar plate tear is a common injury that affects the ligament in the ball of the foot, leading to pain, instability, and discomfort. This injury which almost nobody will have heard of (unless you have had it!)  is actually quite a common foot  problem that I…

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Common Causes of Forefoot Pain

An athlete with foot pain sitting on grass

Common causes of forefoot pain   Pain in the forefoot can be a common and debilitating condition, affecting people of all ages and lifestyles. There are several possible causes of forefoot pain, ranging from acute injuries to chronic conditions. Here are some of the most common causes.   Metatarsalgia: Metatarsalgia is a general term to…

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Capsulitus   What is Capsulitis?   The joints in our toes are surrounded by a fibrous capsule in turn surrounded by ligaments which protects and stabilises the joint , contains the synovial joint fluid and facilitates smooth movement. Capsulitis is an inflammation of the joint capsule causing pain, instability and loss of movement in the…

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