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What's the best way to treat metatarsalgia that doesn't seem to be responding to wearin comfortable shoes and resting?
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Dr. Brandon Macy
Podiatry
3 doctors agree
In brief: Rest isn't enough
The cause of the metatarsalgia has to be looked into.
There may be something mechanical in how you are built and/or walk which needs to be addressed, possibly via the use of a custom orthotic. There can be other causes too, depending on the nature of the symptoms. I'd suggest consulting with a friendly podiatrist.

In brief: Rest isn't enough
The cause of the metatarsalgia has to be looked into.
There may be something mechanical in how you are built and/or walk which needs to be addressed, possibly via the use of a custom orthotic. There can be other causes too, depending on the nature of the symptoms. I'd suggest consulting with a friendly podiatrist.
Dr. Brandon Macy
Dr. Brandon Macy
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: See a doctror
You need to make sure that there is not a fracture.
You can try to wear an over counter orthotic to support the arch and metatarsals.

In brief: See a doctror
You need to make sure that there is not a fracture.
You can try to wear an over counter orthotic to support the arch and metatarsals.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Dr. Rudolf Zak
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Metatarsalgia
Your next step would be to get weight bearing x-rays.
Also place orthotics inside your shoes to add support and cushion.

In brief: Metatarsalgia
Your next step would be to get weight bearing x-rays.
Also place orthotics inside your shoes to add support and cushion.
Dr. Rudolf Zak
Dr. Rudolf Zak
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