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Roseburg Podiatrist | Roseburg Metatarsalgia (Pain in the Ball of the Foot) | OR | Roseburg Foot & Ankle Specialists |

2300 NW Stewart Parkway
Roseburg, OR 97471

(541)673-7322

Metatarsalgia (Pain in the Ball of the Foot)
 

Contact us today to discuss how we can alleviate your foot pain caused by metatarsalgia.

If you are experiencing pain or inflammation in the ball of your foot, you may have metatarsalgia.  This condition is especially prevalent in physically active individuals as it may be caused by repeat impact on the ball of the foot while running and jumping.

Symptoms you may experience from this condition can include:

  • Sharp pain or dull ache just behind the toes on the ball of the foot.
  • Pain that worsens while walking, running or jumping and improves when at rest.
  • Numbness or pain in the toes.
  • Pain in the feet that worsens when barefoot.

There is occasionally one singular cause for metatarsalgia, it is typically caused by several factors, including:

  • Improper foot alignment
  • Improper walking mechanics
  • Unusual foot shape
  • Hammertoe
  • Intense training and activity
  • Bunions
  • Excess weight
  • Tight shoes
  • Morton’s Neuroma
  • Stress fractures

Often pain in the foot can be healed with a day or two of rest, some ice and over the counter pain medication. However, if your pain is severe or ongoing, it may be time to see a podiatrist. Other treatment options include modification of footwear or insoles, use of metatarsal pads and arch supports.

 
 
Roseburg Podiatrist Roseburg Foot & Ankle Specialists is a poidiatry office providing Metatarsalgia (Pain in the Ball of the Foot), orthopedic, pain, diabetes, bunions and much more in Roseburg, OR. We also do Achilles Tendon Pain, Allergic Contact Dermatitis , Athlete's Foot, Brachymetatarsia (short toe syndrome), Hallux Valgus (Great Toe Bunion), Calluses, Diabetic Foot Care, Flatfoot (Fallen Arches), Cysts (Fluid Masses), Haglund's Deformity, Hallux Rigidus (Stiff Great Toe), Hammertoes, Heel Pain/Plantar Fasciitis, Infections, Injuries, Ingrown Toenails, Metatarsalgia (Pain in the Ball of the Foot), Morton's Neuroma, Osteoarthritis, Pediatric Foot Care, Plantar Warts, Posterior Tibial Dysfunction, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Running Injuries, Sesamoiditis, Sprains/Strains, Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome, Tailor’s bunion (Little toe bunion), Tendonitis, Toe Deformities, Xerosis (Dry Skin) and all work related in the 97471 area and surrounding areas in Roseburg