toe and ankle spurs

Hello. I have recently visited a doctor to have my feet checked out. I have had serious ankle pain for well over 4 years now. I am very athletic and have sprained my ankles before, however the constant pain i feel is different. I also had corrective surgery for bunions some time ago. The surgery was a success however the PT had trouble increasing range of motion in my left toe due to scar tissue in the toe joint. I continued to play basketball and found that i would run using my smaller toes because of their wider range of motion than my big toe. I thought this was the source of my ankle pain because a was rolling off my foot at an odd angle. It was until i went to a doctor yesterday that i realized I had a bone spur in front of my big toe joint(preventing flexation), and also on the top part of my ankle(causing the pain). This was my first meeting with this doctor and I didn't trust his judgement. He said that my professional career in basketball is over. That is is not correctible. Am i really done for? Are the symptoms accurate?

Posted By Chad on April 04, 2006 at 13:03:06:

The proprietary gel also provides extra protective padding to help comfort the pain caused by metatarsal soreness. May be used for relieving the burning sensation under the metatarsal heads, calluses and tarsal fat pads.

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