Metatarsalgia is pain in the ball of the foot. Pain in this area may
be caused by:
Treatment may consist of:
- Wearing a more supportive
- Avoiding high heels.
- Foot pads to relieve
- Anti-inflammatory medicine, such as
- Orthotic shoe devices.
- Injections or surgery, if
other treatments fail.
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
October 1, 2012
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