A benign inflammation of the joint capsule is known as capsulitis.
A movable joint is encased in a fibrous tissue called a joint capsule. It provides stability and restricts excessive bone segment movement.
The synovial fluid that lubricates the joint is produced by the inner wall. As a result, it shields it from impact and friction.
Capitis develops when the capsule becomes inflamed and causes localized stiffness and ongoing pain.
It is a common injury in various sports, including handball, volleyball, and goalkeeping in soccer.
A bruise or blow can produce inflammation, which over time spreads to the nearby phalanges and can potentially end in a hematoma.
As a result, the finger cannot be stretched adequately.
The following signs and symptoms, commonly known as second toe capsulitis, can be experienced:
• issues putting on or wearing shoes; swelling of the toes, especially at the base of the
• Swelling and redness near the joint capsule.
• Pain at the foot's bottom, particularly below the joint and
• Walking pain; burning sensation
How to deal with it?
To lessen swelling, rest the foot if you can and apply ice for a few minutes. Instead of putting the pack on your skin, wrap it in a fresh kitchen towel. Several times a day, repeat this.
Anti-inflammatory drugs, including over-the-counter versions like ibuprofen, can also be helpful (always check with your pharmacist if this is right for you). As an alternative, your doctor could suggest a suitable medication. Cortisone injections may be helpful for some people.
Pain treatment won't work very well if you don't have the proper footwear. Because they cushion and support without squeezing or confining, properly fitting shoes are crucial. Reduced pressure on the ball of the foot is particularly significant, and this is where specially manufactured orthotic insoles can be quite beneficial.
They offer cushioning to safeguard delicate areas and
shift weight away from painful locations. Additionally, orthotics assists in correcting posture
issues that may place undue stress on your legs and negatively impact your entire body.