What Is Metatarsalgia?
One of the most common complaints in individuals with foot problems is metatarsalgia. The pain is limited to the plantar forefoot region, which includes the second through fourth metatarsal heads. However, it is commonly accompanied by toe deformity as well as deformity of the first and fifth rays. There is a wide range of probable causes, but they all appear to be linked to gait mechanics, foot anatomy, and foot and ankle deformities.
Metatarsalgia is characterized by pain at the ends of one or more metatarsal bones. Those are the bones closest to your toes in the ball of your foot. Sharp discomfort, a dull aching, or a burning sensation are all possibilities. You might feel as if you’ve stepped on a stone. When you walk or run, the discomfort is usually worse. In your toes, you may experience tingling or numbness.
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