Metatarsalgia

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Metatarsalgia and Mortons Neuroma

Here is a real email I recently received from a patient in another state who reached out to me because his doctor want to operate on him even though he admits he does not know what is causing the patients symptoms.  But before you read the email take a minute and read the below paragraph as it perta [...]

What is Sesamoiditis?

What is Sesamoiditis? There are 2 sesamoid bones beneath your big toe.  These 2 bones function as a lever so that you can generate more force when you push off your toe as in running.  The sesamoids are attached to the flexor tendons in your foot.  These tendons transmit force which allows you to pr [...]

By |2018-06-04T10:59:33+00:00October 25th, 2017|Foot/Heel Injuries|Comments Off on What is Sesamoiditis?

Metatarsalgia is Pain in the Ball of your Foot

Pain in the Ball of the Foot = Metatarsalgia  Pain in the ball of your foot is usually referred to as “Metatarsalgia”. In Latin, the word Metatarsal is used to describe the region of the foot that is equivalent to the palm of your hand. The suffix “algia” simply means pain. So the word Metatarsalgia [...]

By |2018-04-19T16:58:36+00:00December 9th, 2015|Foot/Heel Injuries, Running Injuries, Sports Injuries|4 Comments

Metatarsalgia or Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome?

Metatarsalgia = Pain in the Metatarsal Region I am a 20ish or so mi/wk runner-two 5 milers during week and long run on weekend. I have suffered metatarsalgia for some time now. I usually run through pain. Recently due to increased pain and burning in tip of 2nd toe, I was forced to seek medical ca [...]

By |2018-04-21T12:51:53+00:00October 20th, 2015|Foot/Heel Injuries, Running Injuries|0 Comments

Metatarsal Pain

Hi Dr. Allen, I run regularly, about 10km most nights on road and have developed severe metatarsal pain. I have a severe hallux valgus left foot. Insidious onset left foot pain over dorsal surface, around head of met 2/3 possible into tarsal bones too. Nothing visible to see. Hurts when running but [...]

By |2018-05-04T08:57:11+00:00February 18th, 2015|Foot/Heel Injuries, Running Injuries|0 Comments

Plantar Plate Sprain

Hi Dr. Allen.  I have read your website and watched your videos.  Please help me.  What is the next step? I have been diagnosed with plantar fasciitis, postibular tendonitis, and neuroma. I had a stress fracture on my left foot in June and wore an air cast boot for 6 weeks. I've had several months o [...]

By |2018-05-07T11:24:38+00:00January 28th, 2015|Foot/Heel Injuries, Running Injuries|0 Comments