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Toe pain underneath the ball of my foot, on the outside, inside and bottom of my big toe.
Very depressing. I've barely run since October due to plantar fasciitis and a back injury.
Any ideas if the toe pain could be related to the pf?
Age 54. USATF, RRCA and McMillan certified coach.
2016 Targets - 100 - 13.2s, 400 - 62s, 800 - 2:30, Mile - 5:40
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Do you feel like your big toe's range of motion is somewhat limited? It sounds like it could be turf toe, or hallux limitus. I've had that in one foot for a couple years now.
Seasamoid fracture/stress fracture or sesamoiditis??? inflammation is common at sesamoids and in the soft tissue in that area. More than likely a bone scan will only show a stress fracture but I have seen fractures on x-rays but not as common. If fractured, tricky to heal.
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It sounds like a toe sprain (turf toe) to me. Rest until there's no more pain (a few weeks) and/or tape your toes or use shoe cookies when you run.
5k - 25:15 (11/18/12)
10k - 1:01:51 (2/14/15)
10mi - 1:33:18 (3/2/14)
HM - 2:06:12 (3/24/13)
Benched until further notice. :/
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