A Complete Guide To Foot Ligament Problems
Ligaments in our feet have a very important job as they connect bones to bones and hold them in place. There are over 100 ligaments in our feet that give extra support and durability to our bones and joints.
Ligaments are also susceptible to injuries, especially tears, strains and sprains. In this section you will learn more about the various problems and conditions that can occur to the ligaments.
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Problems & Conditions of the Ankle:
Lax Ligaments — Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
Lax ligaments may be the cause of your chronic pain within your joints. Learn more about this condition that may or may not require treatment, depending on your condition.
Plantar Fibromatosis — Symptoms, Causes, & Treatment
When fibromas (benign tumors) begin to grow in the ligament of the plantar fascia, a rare condition called plantar fibromatosis is the result. Learn about the symptoms, causes and treatment options for this problem.
Does this rare condition affect your child? Learn what you can do to help.
Foot pain can sometimes be a sign of an underlying condition that requires medical attention. Find out when to see your doctor, and much more.
Many people use orthotics to improve the function and stability of their feet. Learn about the various types of orthotics used to help restore mobility.
There are five metatarsals in all. The metatarsals are the long bones located in our feet, between the tarsal (ankle) bones and the phalanges (toes).