Toe Pain


Ingrown Toenails are More than Uncomfortable

Ingrown toenails can become a real pain for your feet as the side of the nails can dig into the surrounding skin. This, as you can imagine, not only causes pain but also makes it difficult to participate in routine activities. Ingrown toenails can happen as a result of numerous problems, such as not trimming […]

Posted on June 21, 2018

Hammertoes Can Happen Because of a Stroke

Hammertoes are a potentially painful condition that can cause the large toes to bend at the middle joint in an abnormal manner and become rigid if they are not treated early on. Many understand that this condition is usually caused by improper footwear; however, most do not realize that it can also be caused by […]

Posted on April 19, 2018

Ingrown Toenails Grow and Grow Inwards

Ingrown Toenails develop on the big toe and make the sides of the nail dig into the surrounding skin. This condition can lead to extreme amounts of pain and sensitivity in the skin where the nail digs in, causing swelling and redness as well. The resulting inflammation hinders mobility as the toe becomes hard to […]

Posted on December 14, 2017

Sports Injuries Can Have a Strong Offense

Foot injuries sustained by athletes may happen on a regular basis and are generally treated right away to prevent the significant loss of mobility. However, more people are now active and participating in sports to further their health goals and to expand their active lifestyles. Since these individuals are not likely to seek medical attention […]

Posted on September 21, 2017

Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle Can Slowly Develop into a Long-Term Difficulty

Arthritis that affects the foot and ankle can start out as a nagging pain but then develop into a serious condition. The term means inflammation of the joint and there can be many types, making it important to diagnose the correct type so that targeted treatment may be applied. Our foot doctor, Stavros O. Alexopoulos, […]

Posted on September 14, 2017

Don’t Allow Ingrown Toenails to Grow Out of Control

Ingrown toenails are a nasty problem to the health of your foot and ankles because they can impede the way you walk from the pain they cause. Avoiding ingrown toenails is very important. Stavros O. Alexopoulos, DPM can help ensure you get the best treatment for this condition. You can visit Dr. Alexopoulos at My […]

Posted on August 24, 2017

Overlapping and Underlapping Toes

Our toes are prone to many types of deformities. One common form is a toe that overlaps or underlaps the toe next to it. This condition is unattractive but also can cause inflammation and pain. When the toe in the unnatural position rubs against the inside of the shoe, a blister, callus or corn or […]

Posted on February 15, 2017

What Is Causing Your Big Toe Pain?

If you have pain in your big toe, you know that it’s more than annoying. This type of pain can interfere with even the most basic movements – even just standing. Our big toes have big jobs too. They help keep us stable when we’re on our feet and help absorb the shock of walking […]

Posted on October 13, 2016

Shaquille O’Neal Suffered from Toe Bone Spurs

It took a very small problem to bring down a very big man. Shaquille O’Neal was recently inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, MA for his stellar career including 4 championships, 3 Finals MVP awards and 15 All-Star appearances. The Shaq clocks in at 7 feet 1 inch tall and […]

Posted on September 22, 2016

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