Foot and Ankle Disease

Learn more about diseases that are specific to feet and ankles:

  • Athlete's Foot - Athlete's foot (tinea pedis) is a fungal infection that often begins as a common skin inflammation in the webs of the toes or soles of the feet.
  • Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy - Diabetic neuropathy is nerve damage caused by diabetes that can cause numbness and tingling to the toes and feet.
  • Gout - Gout is a problem with the metabolism that can cause sudden pain along with stiffness and swelling in a joint, often the big toe joint.
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease - Peripheral arterial disease is a common circulatory problem where narrowed arteries reduce blood flow to limbs, mainly the legs and feet.
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction (PTTD) - Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction (PTTD) is often called adult acquired flatfoot. The posterior tibial tendon attaches the calf muscle to the bones on the inside of the foot.
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome (TTS) - Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome (TTS) is caused by compression of the tibial nerve that produces symptoms anywhere along the path of the nerve running from the inside of the ankle into the foot.