This is a condition that is described as generalized pain and inflammation located under the ball of the foot, often described by excess pressure along the five metatarsals which are the bones behind the toes forming the ball of the foot. The key to treating this condition is finding the underlying cause of the increase pressure. Once the cause is found metatarsalgia usually response very well to conservative treatment.

Causes

  • High Arch foot
  • Bunions
  • Fat pad atrophy
  • Neurological disorders
  • Trauma

Signs & Symptoms

  • Pain in the ball of the foot
  • Sharp pain when walking
  • Pain when walking barefoot
  • Callus formation in areas of increased pressure

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