What is it Metatarsalgia?
Metatarsalgia is a common overuse injury. The term describes pain and inflammation in the ball of the foot. It is often thought of as a symptom of other conditions, rather than as a specific disease.
The foot pain tends to affect the balls of the foot close to the metatarsals, the bones connecting the ankle bones to the toes. They’re a common source of pain because they support your weight when you’re standing, walking and running.
Metatarsalgia is symptomatic of many different conditions:
It is vital that the correct diagnosis is made to identify your condition so that a treatment plan can be followed to help alleviate your pain.
Metatarsalgia treatment may involve:
If you’re struggling, call us today on 0113 2900310 to start your journey to a pain-free life now.