Turf Toe happens when your big toe joint is forcibly hyperextended, or bends upwards too far too suddenly, causing stress on the ligaments around the joint which are called your metatarsophalangeal joints or MTP joints. Turf Toe can affect everyone, not just football and soccer players (who tend to be affected most)!
Category: Pain Relief & Treatment
All blog articles relating to foot pain: What it is, what causes it, and how to prevent or treat it.
Metatarsalgia Forefoot Pain
Metatarsalgia is a general term used to denote a painful foot condition in the metatarsal (ball of foot) region of the foot. This is a common foot disorder that can affect the bones and joints at the ball of the foot. Metatarsalgia is often located under the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th metatarsal heads, or more…
Your Knee Pain May Be Caused By Your Feet
Many people, particularly those who are athletic or very active, suffer from knee and pain. Although there are many causes of knee pain, our feet take a lot of abuse and as a result there are many opportunities for structural failure in the foot. One of the most common areas of foot failure is the…
The Best Running Shoe Insoles
Whether you are running a short sprint or a marathon, running can really impact the lower half of your body. Running Insoles are designed with a moderate amount of cushioning and additional padding at the heel and forefoot to help absorb shock. They have a deep heel cup to help keep alignment while promoting stability….
What You Should Know About Arthritic Insoles
You may not realize it but there really is such a thing as arthritic insoles. Arthritis of the feet is quite common, and there are many types of arthritis that specifically affect the feet: 1. Rheumatoid Arthritis – this type of arthritis can seriously deform the feet in the later stages of the disease. If…