Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

walking on balls of your feet

A 75-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sung ho Bae
19 years experience Podiatry
Metatarsalgia: Sounds like metatarsalgia. There are many reasons why people get metatarsalgia pain. Fat pad atrophy, hammertoes, improper shoes, lack of arch suppo ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Goldstein
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Need more supportive walking shoes.
1
1 thank
A member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Pain ball of foot: Gout? Morton's neuroma? Do a wikipedia on foot pain and see if anything fits. Better yet show to your Dr.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
19 years experience Podiatry
OTC arch support: Some patients do benefit from prefabricated orthotics. You may also consult with your podiatrist to find out why you have metatarsalgia.
1
1 thank
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Hadfield
13 years experience Podiatry
Plantar fibroma: The balls on the bottom of your foot sound like plantar fibromas, which are a build up of tissue within the ligament on the bottom of your foot. They ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
See doctor & shop!: Anyone, but especially diabetics, needs to take bad foot eruptions seriously. Get to a doctor and have it treated. Also take seriously recommendations ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Hadfield
13 years experience Podiatry
See a specialist: Ball of foot pain could be from many causes including stress fractures and fallen arches. I recommend you see a foot specialist and get xrays.
2
2 thanks
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
54 years experience Neurology
Nerve tumor: Neuromas are benign tumors which may arise spontaneously or as part of genetically determined processes. Trauma can trigger neuroma formation. Such is ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
35 years experience Podiatry
Charlie horse: It is unlikely that a charlie horse would damage the big toe joint. However , a podiatrist can take x rays and examine you to make sure all is ok. ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
37 years experience Podiatry
Consult needed: These symptoms are systemic. Meaning not a localized problem such as something limited to your hands/feet. It is something your body feels obligate ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month