Ankle & Joint Issues
When gout affects the foot, the usual signs are a red, hot and swollen big toe joint that is exquisitely painful and sensitive to even the lightest touch.
Flat feet describe the appearance of the feet when the arches are low or sometimes even absent. Flat feet are most often caused by excess pronation of the feet.
Learn more about what can increase your risk of an ankle sprain, plus the latest research on the best methods for ankle sprain treatment and prevention. Includes a list of other injuries that can occur with an ankle sprain.
Causes of Pain at the Big Toe Joint
A list and description of the most common conditions causing pain and other symptoms at the big toe joint, also known as the first metatarsophalangeal joint.
Osteoarthritis and Your Feet
A look at how osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, affects the foot and ankle including information on causes and treatments available.
Pain under the ball of the foot is a common foot problem that can have many causes. Read about some of the causes and treatments for this painful foot condition.
Information about a common cause of big toe pain.
Common Causes of Foot and Ankle Swelling
An overview of common causes of swelling in the foot and ankle -- including arthritis, infection, tendonitis, pregnancy, circulation problems and trauma.
8 Painful Foot Conditions
An overview of the most common types and causes of foot pain, including heel pain, toe problems, bunions, pinched nerves, tendonitis, and more.
What is the Subtalar Joint?
The subtalar joint is a complex joint that is positioned below the ankle joint.
Foot and Ankle Stress Fractures
A stress fracture develops after repeated pressure or loading on a bone. Stress fractures most often occur in the foot and ankle, affecting several possible bones.
Photos of Ankle Tattoos
Photo gallery of ankle tattoos. Learn more about ankle tattoos on about.com's podiatry and foot health site.
Replantation of Toes
Description of the surgical procedure to reattach a toe that has been cut off.
Causes, symptoms and treatment options for hammer toes.
Overview of the disease gout.
Causes, symptoms and treatment options for broken bones which are also known as fractures.
Causes, symptoms and treatment options for the many different types of arthritis.
What to expect with an ankle replacement.
Causes, symptoms and treatment options for ankle pain.
Causes, symptoms and treatment options for foot and ankle sprains.
A twisting or sprain to the midfoot area can sometimes result in a Lisfranc's injury. Find out the causes, symptoms and treatment options.