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Pain In The Ball Of My Foot
When I stretch my toes, I get a muscular type pain in the ball of my foot, under my toes & at times, my heel. It started awhile ago. What causes this?
I'm experiencing pain on the ball of my foot when i walk especially when i'm walking on my tiptoes. I fx my 5th metatarsal 8 weeks ago. Is this normal?
I have been dealing with metatarsal pain for a few months. I went barefoot just a few seconds and i got a shooting pain in & near ball of my foot.
MTP joint synovities: Most often the pain under the ball is due to overloading of the second and or third metatarsophalangeal joints. To prevent future problems, toe flexion exercises such as picking up a sock with toes, can preserve and improve the function of the muscles in the foot. Over time the nerves in between metatarsals can get affected and cause shooting pain in the toes and or numbness. ...Read more
Too vague to tell: There are many problems which cause pain in the ball of the foot. See your friendly neighborhood podiatrist for accurate diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Conservative care...: For starters, all of my colleagues are correct. You can try wider shoes, more rigid-type shoes, injections and physical therapy. If all fails, i usually will perform a decompression versus a excision of the neuroma. It's always easier to decrease the inflammation of the nerve than to remove the nerve root itself. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What to do if I have been having pain in the ball of my foot for about 3 weeks & i figured like a hole underneath my hard skin in the ball of my foot. Any advice?
I had a bubion surgery. Now I have pain in the ball of my foot. What can be its cause? What can I do to prevent orease the pain?
Capsulitis: Most bunion surgeries involve an osteotomy(surgical cut through the bone) to realign the toe. A shortening of the first metatarsal occurs because of this cut. This will cause increased stress being placed on the second metatarsal. This can lead to inflammation and pain. Usually this will resolve over time as the second metatarsal adapts to this increased stress. Good shoes and supports help. Dr l. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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