Suffering from foot or lower limb pain or discomfort? Learn about commonly diagnosed lower limb conditions including the causes, symptoms and recommended treatments related to foot, knee, leg and ankle pain. 

  • ACHILLES TENDONITIScauses inflammation and degeneration of the achilles tendon.
  • BUNIONS-BUNIONETTESreferred to in the medical community as Hallux Valgus, are one of the most common problems.
  • BACK PAINBack pain, can be lessened by stabilizing the subtalar joint.
  • CALLUSEScallus formation is the body’s defence mechanism to protect the foot against excessive pressure.
  • HAMMER TOESis a toe that is contracted at the middle joint of the toe.
  • HEEL SPURSdevelops as an abnormal growth of the heel bone.
  • FOOT CARE AND DIABETESProper footcare is especially critical for diabetics.
  • MORTONS NEUROMAis a common foot problem associated with pain, swelling and/or an inflammation of a nerve.
  • THE DIABETIC FOOTPeople with diabetes should pay special attention to their feet.
  • PLANTAR FASCIITIS is an inflammation caused by excessive stretching of the plantar fascia.
  • OVER-PRONATIONor flat feet, is a common problem that occurs in the walking process when a person’s arch collapses.
  • SUPINATION is a severe “raised arch” of the foot.
  • SHIN SPLINTSShin splints are a common lower extremity complaint, especially among runners and other athletes.
  • METATARSALGIA is a general term used to denote a painful foot condition in the metatarsal region of the foot.
  • NEUROPATHYcan cause insensitivity or a loss of ability to feel pain, heat, and cold.