What Are the Peroneal Tendons?

What Are the Peroneal Tendons? Tendons are the strong, fibrous tissue that connects the muscles in your body to your bones. Peroneal tendons are the two tendons that run along the outside of the bony bit of each of your ankles. They connect the muscles in the lower part of your legs to the bones … Read more

What is sesamoiditis?

What are the sesamoids and what is sesamoiditis? Sesamoid bones are the unique little bones around your big toe joint. They are cleverly connected to other bones inside two tendons called the flexor hallucis brevis (this muscle makes your toe point downward). There are two sesamoid bones. The one on the inside of the joint … Read more

Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Bunions

A bunion is a swollen bump on the first joint at the base of the big toe, just where your big toe and foot meet. Common symptoms of bunions include toe deformity, swelling, stiffness, redness, and even numbness. Bunions can be uncomfortable, painful, and prevent you from wearing certain types of shoes. Read on to … Read more