A variety of factors and conditions can cause or contribute to pain on the top of your foot but it can be difficult to determine the precise cause without the help of your foot doctor.
Fungal toenail infections can start slowly and be hard to notice in the early stages, since they don’t cause much pain or discomfort. As the condition worsens, the toenails will become more brittle, thicker, and yellowing or graying will occur.
Ankle pain has a wide variety of possible causes, which can make it difficult to pinpoint the exact source of the pain.
Since your heels are instrumental for walking, exercising, or just standing up, determining the cause and getting prompt and proper treatment from your podiatrist will help get you back on your feet.
Some of the most obvious signs of toenail fungus are discoloration and yellowing of the nail bed, but the very first indication that the fungi have entered your nail bed is a white or yellow spot that appears under the tip of the nail.
Several types of arthritis can affect joints, muscles, and bones throughout the body, and can often be more pronounced in the feet and ankles causing pain, swelling and stiffness.