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Dr. Harvey R. Danciger

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Why do I have pain in the forefront of my foot and toes?

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If you are experiencing pain in your toes and the forefront of your foot, it is likely due to a condition called capsulitis. You may feel pain and swelling and find it difficult to wear shoes. It may feel as though there is a marble in your shoe or that your sock is bunched up under your foot. Abnormal foot mechanics and certain conditions and activities can lead to this type of foot pain.

Capsulitis describes the inflammation of ligaments in this area of your foot. Ligaments are found in the joints of your foot and work to hold bones together and prevent them from rubbing against each other. A severe bunion deformity, a second toe longer than the first, wearing high heels and activities such as climbing ladders and stooping low to the ground for long periods of time can lead to this condition.

Dr. Danciger can help you with this uncomfortable, nagging pain. Shoe modifications, padding, anti-inflammatory medications and cortisone injections are a few of the treatments that often work to resolve symptoms for our patients.  Laser therapy has also proven very effective with this condition.  Contact our office for an evaluation today and allow us to help you get back to a life without foot pain. Make an appointment with Dr. Danciger by calling (760) 568-0108 or contact us directly from our homepage.

Dr. Harvey Danciger
Dr. Harvey Danciger is a podiatrist and foot surgeon in Palm Desert, CA specializing in the foot and ankle