The foot is responsible for supporting the weight of the body, while enabling us to walk, run, and move smoothly with speed and precision. The foot is made up of bones, joints, muscles, and soft tissue like ligaments and tendons.
Common bone and joint conditions of the foot include:
- Fat Fleet (Pes Planus)
- Toe Fracture
- Foot Fracture
- Metatarsal Fracture
- Bunions, Stress Fracture
- Heel Spur, Fracture of the Talus
- Club Foot
- lisfranc fracture (fracture of midfoot)
Common conditions of the muscles and tendons of the foot include:
- Achilles Tendonitis
- Achilles Tendon Rupture
- Peroneal Tendonitis,
- Post Tibial Tendonitis
- Turf Toe.
Common conditions of the burse of the foot include:
- Calcaneal Bursitis
- Metatarsal Bursitis
- Intermetatarsal Bursitis
- Metatarsophalangeal Bursitis.
Common conditions of the nerves of the foot include:
- Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
- Drop Foot
- Neuroma of the Foot (Morton’s Neuroma)
- Neuropathy of the foot.