Toe pain is a very common complaint, this is likely because our toes are regularly exposed to injury and are often squished into all types of shoes. Most causes of toe pain are due to injury or age-related wear and tear on the skin, bones and joints of the toe.
Common causes of toe pain include hammertoes, corns & calluses, bone spurs, fractures, arthritis, dislocations and sprains.
Toenail problems such as fungal nails, thickening from trauma and ingrown nails can lead to little toe pain when shoes press on them.
Other processes such as diabetes or neurological disorders can also affect the toes arising from issues with the nerves or blood supply to the feet.