Toe Pain

Pain in the toes may be caused by excessive strain, such as from exercising too much or wearing shoes that are too tight on the feet. Toe pain is characterised by a sharp, stabbing pain in the toes. Athletes are prone to foot problems because of the stress they put on their feet. Common foot problems among athletes: blisters, corns, calluses, hammertoes, athlete's foot, fungal nails, plantar warts, and ingrown toenails.

Toe Pain Diagnosis and Treatment

The Doveston Health team can find multiple sources of toe pain that could range anywhere from injuries, arthritis, and gout to various foot deformities like bunions or hammertoes. With our help, we can help diagnose and treat your toe pain so that you can find relief and keep your feet healthy all while not breaking the bank.

The first step to finding relief for your toe pain is to have your feet professionally evaluated. There are many different causes for your toe pain and the proper diagnosis is critical in determining the correct treatment. Treatment may include orthotic devices to put your foot in its correct alignment, medication to reduce pain and inflammation or even more specialised devices such as laser treatment or ultrasound.

Surgical Options for Toe Pain

Cases with structural deformity or severe pain may be considered for surgery to correct and rectify the situation allowing long term relief. Our podiatrists are trained in a variety of surgical techniques focusing on minimal inpatient stay, and maximum functional outcome.

Doveston Health is dedicated to ensuring each and every patient feels their individual needs are met, through our unique and caring approach of care. Experiencing pain in the toes can often be a minor or major problem, however at Doveston Healthcare no matter how big or small an issue you’re experiencing, we are here to help you through it.