Surgery

Q&A: Bunion treatment and surgery

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I developed bunions in my teens and they have grown over the years. Now I cannot wear shoes without some discomfort. Over the past few months, I've noticed throbbing from the bunion on my left foot, although ...

Health

Severe foot pain linked to recurrent falls

Researchers from Hebrew Senior Life's Institute for Aging Research have discovered that foot pain - particularly severe foot pain - correlates to a higher incidence of recurrent falls. This finding also extends to those diagnosed ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Foot pain often occurs in clusters

A new study indicates that particular areas of foot pain are more likely to occur together, and these clusters have specific characteristics.

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Reducing pain in patients with osteoarthritis of the big toe

Prefabricated foot orthoses and rocker-sole footwear (in which the sole of the shoe is curved) are effective at reducing peak pressure under the big toe in people with a condition called first metatarsophalangeal joint osteoarthritis, ...

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