Pain in the ball of the foot
- Weight-bearing of the forefoot is supposed to be evenly distributed between six structures: the two sesamoids under 1st head and the four heads of the lesser metatarsals.
- Metatarsalgia occurs when the forefoot weight-bearing is maldistributed.
- Metatarsal pad placed proximal (behind) the involved head
- Medial arch correction (orthotic)
- Calf stretching (click here to learn how)
- Avoid high heels