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Pain and inflammation of the sesamoid bone, which is one of the small bones in the feet. Symptoms include:

  • Pain in the base of the big toe
  • Pain when walking, especially when wearing uncomfortable shoes
  • Warmth and swelling
  • Redness of the big toe

Treatments include orthotics, special shoes, corticosteroid injections, and medications like acetophenamin, ibuprofen, and naproxen.


Nina L. Coletta, D.P.M., P.A.
9685 West Broward Blvd
Plantation, FL 33324
Phone: 954-452-4590
Fax: 954-452-0509

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