Metatarsalgia

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https://youtu.be/gr1Izs_wGnY Dr. Runco please help! After 5 doctors and 3 physical "terrorists" I finally had an  MRI which shows severe  2nd toe joint capsulitis and bone marrow edema in the metatarsal head with "no fracture line identified." The last podiatrist had me take off my shoes and watched [...]

By | 2017-03-10T09:13:30+00:00 March 10th, 2017|Running Injuries, Sports Injuries|0 Comments

Tenosynovitis causing Metatarsalgia

Dr. Runco please help! I had an MRI which shows mild 2nd toe flexor tenosynovitis and "no fracture line identified." Tenosynovitis is a from of Metatarsalagia The podiatrist said I have a stress fracture. Your helpful video said the treatment is the same though, so that is comforting. A boot to th [...]

By | 2017-05-15T22:02:16+00:00 November 11th, 2016|Running Injuries, Sports Injuries|0 Comments

Metatarsalgia, Morton’s Neuroma and Surgery

Metatarsalgia can be caused by many diagnosis. Metatarsalgia and Morton's 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.  [...]

By | 2016-08-03T11:01:22+00:00 August 3rd, 2016|Running Injuries|0 Comments

What is a plantar plate tear? How do I know if I have one? The metatarsal pads the doctor gave me hurt worse than the injury! I tried PRP it did not work! My doctor is recommending a cast, do I need that?

What is a plantar plate tear?  How do I know if I have one?  The metatarsal pads the doctor gave me hurt worse than the injury!  I tried PRP it did not work!  My doctor is recommending a cast, do I need that? What is a plantar plate tear?   A plantar plate is a ligament.  Ligaments connect bone to b [...]

By | 2016-06-06T16:01:17+00:00 June 6th, 2016|Running Injuries|0 Comments