How Chiropractors Treat Metatarsalgia?
Metatarsalgia is a general term used to denote a painful foot condition in the metatarsal region of the foot (the area just before the toes, more commonly referred to as the ball-of-the-foot). It is a common overuse injury. The first step in treating metatarsalgia is to determine the cause of the pain. This is also more common in older people and people with diabetes.
Metatarsalgia isn’t confined to one particular gender or age group, although it is women who wear high heels, and those types of shoes contribute significantly to the problem. The primary symptom of metatarsalgia is the pain at the end of one or more of the metatarsal bones. Metatarsalgia is a common overuse injury described as pain in the forefoot that is associated with increased stress over the metatarsal head region. Continue reading “Metatarsalgia Is Characterized By Pain In The Forefoot”