Metatarsalgia

Must Know About This

  • The most common area affected is the first metatarsal head, and the second is the head under the second metatarsal.
  • Athletes who participate in high-impact sports are most susceptible of metatarsalagia.
  • Other medical conditions which can cause metatarsalgia include: bunions, rheumatoid arthritis, Morton’s neuroma, and diabetes.

Good to Know About This

  • Metatarsal pain, also known as a “stone bruise”, is a painful condition that affect the metatarsal region of the foot.
  • When the head of one metatarsal bone is pressed against another, the small nerve is caught between them and starts to become inflamed, thus causing the condition.
  • People who wear high heels or shoes that don't fit the shape of the foot and have an elevated heel are more susceptible to metatarsalgia.

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Phone: 314-983-0303

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