Foot pain

Your feet are among the parts of your body that are most solicited every day: you walk, run, climb stairs and jump. However, when you are injured or feel discomfort, pay close attention to the various symptoms so that you can describe them. For example, do you  feel tingling, twinges, burning or craking ?

You can’t always recognize the source of the pain: does it comes from the sole of the foot, or from the arch, the heel or a toe? Determining its precise location allows you to identify the problem more easily. To name only a few, it can be:

 

What Medicus can do for you

To treat your condition adequately, Medicus’ credentialed orthotists and prosthetists help you identify your symptoms clearly. Using cutting-edge technology, they perform a complete biomechanical assessment of your gait and your foot.

This allows them to diagnose the source of your discomfort and direct you to the best treatment for you. Wearing foot orthotics, orthopedic shoes or custom-made shoes could be recommended.

With the right products, regain healthy feet and a comfortable active life

MAIN PATHOLOGIES

 

AMPUTATION

Amputation refers to the removal of a section of the bone and the soft tissues around it. Afoot amputation may be total or partial, unilateral or bilateral. [Learn more]

 

FOOT ARTHRITIS

Two types of arthritis are identified: rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis of the foot. [Learn more]

 

CALLOSITY

A callosity is recognized by a thickening of the skin on the areas of the sole of the foot, the heel or the outer side of the big toe.[Learn more]

 

CORN

A corn is a bump located on the surface of the toes. It is characterized by thickening and hardening of the skin at the location where excessive pressure and friction are produced for a prolonged period. [Learn more]

 

CALLUS

A callus, or hyperkeratosis, is a very widespread food ailment. It involves a thickening of the horny layer of the skin located on the sole of the foot and around the heel. [Learn more]

 

HAMMER TOES

A hammer toe is the deformation of a toe at the interphalangeal joint, in a downward V-shaped curvature. [Learn more]

 

HEEL SPUR

A heel spur, also known as Lenoir’s thorn, after its discoverer, corresponds to a bony outgrowth formed at the junction of the plantar fascia and the heel bone.[Learn more]

 

PLANTAR FASCIITIS

Plantar fasciitis corresponds to an inflammation of the plantar fascia, the fibrous envelope of the tendon supporting the plantar arch.[Learn more]

 

HALLUX VALGUS

Hallux valgus corresponds to the deviation of the big toe toward the other toes. [Learn more]

 

METATARSALGIA

Metatarsalgia refers to any pain due to inflammation felt in the region of the sole of the foot, located on or distributed over the entire sole.[Learn more]

 

MORTON’S NEUROMA

Morton’s neuroma, or Morton’s disease, is a pseudotumor located on a nerve of the forefoot. [Learn more]

 

INGROWN TOENAIL

An ingrown toenail, in fact, is a part of a nail that penetrates the flesh of the toe. [En savoir plus…]

 

CLUBFOOT

Clubfoot is a congenital malformation corresponding to a deviation of the feet and toes to the inside of the ankle. [En savoir plus…]

 

CAVOID FEET

Cavoid foot, also known as pes cavus, is characterized by a sharp accentuation of the plantar vault, increasing the height of the arches of the foot. [Learn more]

 

DIABETIC FEET

Diabetic foot, or neuropathy, corresponds to a very widespread complication of diabetes. [Learn more]

 

FLAT FEET

Flat foot, or pes planus, is characterized by a collapsed plantar vault, resulting in the disappearance of the inner arch of the foot.[Learn more]

 

QUINTUS VARUS

Quintus varus, also known as tailor’s bunion or bunionette, is caused by an inflammation of the fifth metatarsal, the bone at the base of the little toe. [Learn more]

 

WART

Warts are small benign skin tumors, infectious or viral by nature.[Learn more]