||Pain in the metatarsal region of the foot caused by conditions of "fallen metatarsal arch", "ball of foot" pain, Morton's Neuroma (irritated nerve endings), and bursitis.
||Repetitive strain, excessive running and/or poor biomechanics may lead to metatarsalgia.
||Pain in the forefoot region, especially felt when walking or running.
||Seek evaluation from a medical professional. Rest and keep weight off of foot as much as possible. Stretch the calf muscles (soleus, gastrocnemius). Use metatarsal pads to provide a comfortable lift to the central metatarsal heads. Click for Calf stretch and strengthening exercises