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What is Sesamoiditis?

What is Sesamoiditis? There are 2 sesamoid bones beneath your big toe.  These 2 bones function as a lever so that you can generate more force when you push off your toe as in running.  The sesamoids are attached to the flexor tendons in your foot.  These tendons transmit force which allows you to pr [...]

By |2018-06-04T10:59:33-08:00October 25th, 2017|Foot/Heel Injuries|Comments Off on What is Sesamoiditis?

Metatarsal Pain

Hi Dr. Allen, I run regularly, about 10km most nights on road and have developed severe metatarsal pain. I have a severe hallux valgus left foot. Insidious onset left foot pain over dorsal surface, around head of met 2/3 possible into tarsal bones too. Nothing visible to see. Hurts when running but [...]

By |2018-05-04T08:57:11-08:00February 18th, 2015|Foot/Heel Injuries, Running Injuries|0 Comments