Sesamoiditis can lead to swelling, bruising, and longstanding pain. If this foot condition is affecting the quality of your life, or preventing you from doing the things you love, our specialized NYC foot doctors are able to recommend state-of-the-art surgical and non-surgical treatment options to restore foot function and eliminate any pain, getting you back to happy and healthy living.


There are two little bones under your big toe and if those become irritated they can be very painful every time you take a step.


Pain at the base of your big toe on the bottom of your foot that hurt when you are active. It will relieve when you rest and then start up again when activity resumes.

Treatment Options

Rest, ice, NSAIDS, orthotics, surgery.

Treatment Option Description (with Duration)

The duration of treatment will vary from person to person depending on the severity of the condition and the patient compliance with treatment protocols.

Expected Outcome

Pain relief

Get Back to Your Active Lifestyle With Our Customized Foot Treatments 

If Sesamoiditis, or any other foot/ankle condition, is preventing you from living a fully active and happy life, our team of award-winning foot doctors can help! Serving the Downtown and Midtown Manhattan areas of NYC, we get you back to doing the things you love quickly. Call us at 917-398-3668 or book an appointment online.

Frequently Asked Questions

Causes range from arthritis to osteoporosis, shoegear, or activity

Yes! everyone has these two little bone in their foot

Sesamoids are not a bunion. While bunions do affect the big toe, sesamoid pain is different than bunion pain.


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