Metatarsalgia (Pain in the Ball of the Foot)



MetatarsalgiaForefoot pain (Pain in the Ball of the Foot) is called Metatarsalgia. This is an umbrella term that describes pain in the metatarsal area of the forefoot. Often many factors can contribute to metatarsalgia.  Pressure, friction, footwear choice, activity levels, biomechanics, aging, and deformity can all contribute to metatarsalgia or forefoot pain.

Types of metatarsalgia include:

  • Reduced natural fatty padding
  • Inflamed joints
  • Mortons Neuromas

A foot specialist/chiropodist will assess your foot and discuss with you suitable treatments.

Contact us today to book an appointment or to find out more about the foot treatments we offer.

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