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Why does my foot hurt? Pain in general is your body is telling you to stop what you are doing. Foot pain is never normal. It can be a cardinal sign of more critical issues to come – precursors to a serious injury.

by Dr. Steven Waldman For Women, Foot Pain is Never Normal. Dr. Steven Waldman is a board certified foot and ankle specialist who has been in practice in the Milwaukee area for 24 years. He is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (FACFAS) and is...

What is sesamoiditis?

Sesamoid bones are unique in that they are not connected to any other bones in the body. They are two very small bones (about the size of a kernel of corn) on the underside of the foot near the big toe. These two sesamoids provide a smooth surface over which the...

What causes hammertoes?

Hammertoes are often genetic. They can also be caused by injury, or diseases such as neuropathy, arthritis, and stroke. Hammertoes can also be caused or exacerbated by your shoe choices. Shoes that crowd the toes, such as high heels, or any that are too tight to allow...

What are the treatment options for hammertoes?

If your toe is still flexible, wearing accommodative shoes and orthotics can help. If the toe has become stiff, there are several options for surgical correction. Your doctor will discuss which will be the best for you. Hammertoe surgery is usually done in an...