Ingrown toenails generally occur on the large toe of your foot and can cause significant pain and serious infections.
Hammertoes involve joint changes in the toes because of an unusual arrangement of toe muscles which causes increasing pressures on the tendons and joints.
Hammertoes have a way of seriously impacting your life because they can reduce mobility and are unsightly.
Gout is a unique type of arthritis that is caused by a buildup of uric acid in the joints.
You might not even know it, but your big toe contains two unique structures that are made of small pieces of bone surrounded by a tendon. They make it easier for us to use our feet for activities that involve a pushing off motion, like running or climbing, by creating smooth movements in the big toe. These structures are called sesamoids.