Toe joint pain can often be regarded as the symptom of arthritis. However toe joint pain can occur due to many reasons. It can occur due to any injuries or it can also occur because of the abnormalities in the structure of your toe or feet. The skin, bones, nerves, tissues including the soft tissues and cells of your toe can be defective by birth.
Those can be one of the reasons of your toe joint pain too. Toe joint pain is a common symptom of our feet being hurt and injured. We can get those injuries constantly by walking or running or by moving around anywhere too. This article is based on all the crucial information regarding toe joint pain.
There can be many general reasons behind the pain that occur in our toe joint. Such as:
Cuts in the toe.
Scrapes in the toe
Ingrown toe nail.
Toe infected by calluses.
Toe infected by corns.
Blisters in the toe.
Infection in the toe or even in your feet.
Joint pain has become a common complain among people these days. People who are involved in tough physical activities, they suffer from these type of joint pains the most. Joint pain can occur due to the over hyperextension of our joints, bones and muscles when we involve with some heavy games or physical activities.
People, who are aged, suffer from such joint pain as well. They suffer from the joint pain because of the stiffness and the atrophy of growing brittleness and muscles in their bones. Pain in your big toe is regarded as the starting point of any major inflammation in your feet. Toe pain can occur due to many major reasons too. Let me mention them below:
Arthritis: Osteoarthritis patients suffer from toe joint pain problem the most. This condition is very painful and chronic. This can happen because of the age or any major injury that has occurred and remained unmentioned and untreated.
Turf toe: Having a turf toe is somewhat similar to sesamoiditis. It occurs at the localized spot of a toe. Sports athletes are the common sufferer of this turf toe. It is very common among them and very painful too.
Gout: When uric acid crystals start building around your foot joints, especially in the back of your foot joints (in the Achilles heels) then we call it gout. Gout is very chronicle and painful. It is a referred pain and can be a signal before a major attack that can take place in your feet. When gout occurs, not only your toe joint but also your entire feet start aching.
Hallux rigidus: When the pain of arthritis affects your big toe, it is regarded as hallux rigidus. The elderly people suffer from this problem the most. Due to hallux rigidus, it is tough for them to stand somewhere for a long time as it causes a sharp pain around there toes joint.
Bunions: There is a fluid filled sack in our feet called bursa. It is a nature’s lubricant. When bunions occur in the feet, it causes discomfort for the bursa and does not allow it to do its job properly. Because of this, toe joint pain occurs.