Understanding Morton’s Toe and Morton’s Neuroma

Morton's NeuromaHow do you know if you’re royalty? Look at your toes, according to some. If your second toe is longer than your big toe, you’re among the approximately 20% of people with “Morton’s toe.” Legend says it’s a sign of nobility. But hold on – before they place their Amazon order for golden crowns and purple robes, people with long second toes should know that…

Neuromas Have Got Some Nerve!

neuromaYou’ve got a sudden stabbing pain at the bottom of your foot, up near the toes. The burning and cramping get worse with every step you take. You want to reach down and tear the pebble out of your shoe, straighten out your bunched-up sock. But there’s no pebble. The problem isn’t your socks, and it isn’t your foot, either. It’s the nerves within. You’ve…

4 Foot and Ankle Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

foot and ankle painIf your feet and ankles are the furthest things from your mind, that’s a good thing. It means they’re working just fine. The minute something feels off, though, worries begin. Lower limb problems have a way of interfering with your daily life, making it difficult to walk around or play sports. Problems can get worse over time, and they become much harder to treat. Furthermore,…

What Causes Tingling in Your Feet

19260710 S Feet Pain Massaging Hands ToesPrickly, shivery, ringing and stinging are all ways to describe that tingling sensation anywhere in your body that you just want to shake off. “Pins and needles” is a good one, too. You might experience tingling in your feet if you’ve just gotten up from sitting on your knees for a while or if you’ve slept in an awkward position. That’s normal. But if walking…