Ball of Foot pain
There are many different forms of pain under the ball of the foot & many different causes. If you have pain in the ball of your foot you should seek professional advice.
Does this sound like you – “The ball of my foot really aches when I put weight on it. Sometimes I also get pins & needles & burning in my toes. I can’t seem to find shoes that are comfortable.” Pain in the ball of the foot is extremely common. The most common forms include thickening of the nerves in the ball of the foot (neuroma), thinning of the tissue under the ball of the foot & damaged joints & ligaments.
Diagnosing pain in the ball of your foot can be complex & so it is important to have your pain properly assessed & diagnosed. Our Podiatrist’s at Healthy Life Foot Clinic are trained to assess, diagnose & treat pain in the ball of the foot. Treatment commonly used can include footwear advice, muscle/tissue stretching & strengthening, use of acupuncture, dry needling, low level & cold laser therapy, activity modification & orthotics. Please call us if you would like to speak with us about your pain.