Archive: metatarsalgia

where to place a metatarsal pad

Where to place a metatarsal pad?

Metatarsal pads or metatarsal domes are commonly used to help treat a wide range of problems like metatarsalgia, plantar plate tears, Morton’s neuroma and plantar calluses. The metatarsal pad used to help these problems will not be of much use...

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Where can you buy the FixToe device from?

The FixToe device was developed by Podiatrists in Spain as a useful tool to manage plantar plate tears and related conditions in the forefoot. Consumers can buy the FixToe device here: | | | |

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what are the best shoes for metatarsalgia

What are the best shoes for metatarsalgia?

As metatarsalgia is such a bad term and is not a diagnosis, it is not possible to give any sort of shoe recommendations for it as it is due to so many different things. Some shoe advice could be given for the different diagnoses that get mislabeled...

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what causes metatarsalgia

What causes metatarsalgia?

What causes metatarsalgia? is like asking how long is a piece of string? or what causes a sore knee? There is no answer as there is no diagnosis of “metatarsalgia“, just like there is no diagnosis of “sore knee” and just like...

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how to treat metatarsalgia

How to treat metatarsalgia?

There is no one treatment for metatarsalgia as there is no one cause for metatarsalgia. The term ‘metatarsalgia’ means pain in the metatarsal region of the foot. Just from what the term means should be an alert to there having to be...

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what is metatarsalgia

What is metatarsalgia?

Metatarsalgia is a meaningless term. It like saying someone has a sore knee. It does not tell you anything. A sore knee could be due to a lot of different things, so saying someone has a sore knee does not help convey anything. ‘Metatars...

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Why does the ball of my foot hurt?

There are many different structures in the ball of the foot – bone, ligaments, joints, muscle, tendon, nerve, blood vessels, bursa, skin etc. If you have pain in the ball of your foot, then it could be because something is wrong with one of...

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