Metatarsalgia is a term used to describe a group of forefoot conditions that cause pain, burning or discomfort under the ball of the foot or in the metatarsal bones. Each foot has five metatarsal bones that run from the arch of your foot to your toe joints.
Key symptoms of metatarsalgia include:
Causes of Metatarsalgia:
There are many other common types of painful forefoot conditions. Schedule an appointment with a Canadian Certifed Pedorthist for an assessment to determine how pedorthic treatment can help alleviate your pain.
Pedorthic Pointers for Patients
To alleviate the pain caused by forefoot conditions, Canadian Certified Pedorthists recommend selecting footwear with: