Blog

Pain under the ball of the big toe

Pain under the ball of the big toe Pain felt under the ball of the big toe is frequently experienced by those who have high arches or medium/high arches. Usually the person rolls out on their feet in standing and wears down the outer border of their shoes. These patients are referred to as over…

Read More

PAIN IN THE BALL OF THE FOOT OR METATARSALGIA

PAIN IN THE BALL OF THE FOOT OR METATARSALGIA Pain in the ball of the foot, also known as Metatarsalgia, is usually felt under the 2nd and 3rd metatarsal heads. Frequently there is significant callus formation in the area and this indicates that the patient has been absorbing an excessive or an abnormal amount of…

Read More

Heel Pain (Plantar Fasciitis)

Heel Pain (Plantar Fasciitis) Pain felt on the sole of the foot but most commonly at the heel is called Plantar Fasciitis. There may or may not be a heel spur present on the x-ray. The pain is caused by inflammation of the plantar fascia. The plantar fascia is a thick fibrous band that arises…

Read More