24 Feb Overview. Burning feet, numb toes, or tingling in your toes or feet are more than annoying symptoms from walking. They may be warning signs of diabetes and the condition known as diabetic peripheral neuropathy. If left untreated, it can lead to foot ulcers and, potentially, amputation. "Diabetic peripheral. Peripheral Neuropathy symptoms usually start with numbness, prickling or tingling in the toes or fingers. It may spread up to the feet or hands and cause burning, freezing, throbbing and/or shooting pain that is often worse at night. The pain can be either constant or periodic, but usually the pain is felt equally on both sides of. 2 Aug Arthritis can strike the toes. Know what symptoms to look for, such as pain, stiffness, swelling, and difficulty walking.