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What is a Joplins Neuroma?

A Joplin’s Neuroma or neuritis is a pinching or entrapment of what’s called the inside plantar digital nerve. This particular nerve supplies sensation on the medial aspect and parts of the top and underside on the big toe. This specific entraped nerve was first identified b y Joplin in 1971 in three patients that took

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What are the toe straighteners used for?

There are numerous items and gadgets which have been made to assist with correcting the toes and improving their alignment if you have a problem. Toe straighteners are one particular such gadget that you can use to manage foot and toe connected conditions, especially those relevant to alignment and deformities. Toe straighteners are items that

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Treating Plantar Plate Tears

Plantar plate tears or dysfunction are a common cause of metatarsalgia in the ball of the foot. It typically causes pain under the ball of the foot, especially under the 2nd metatarsophalangeal joint that can also cause that weird sensation like a scrunched up sock sensation when the sock is not. When standing it is

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