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.