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Metatarsalgia

Metatarsalgia Treatment in St. Louis and Chesterfield, MO

Metatarsalgia Treatment

in St. Louis and Chesterfield, MO

Metatarsal pain, also known as a “stone bruise”, is a painful condition that affect the metatarsal region of the foot.

Please call us 314-207-7280 to request a consultation about this treatable condition.

Must Know About This

  • The most common area affected is the first metatarsal head, and the second is the head under the second metatarsal.
  • Athletes who participate in high-impact sports are most susceptible of metatarsalagia.
  • Other medical conditions which can cause metatarsalgia include: bunions, rheumatoid arthritis, Morton’s neuroma, and diabetes.

Good to Know About This

  • Metatarsal pain, also known as a “stone bruise”, is a painful condition that affect the metatarsal region of the foot.
  • When the head of one metatarsal bone is pressed against another, the small nerve is caught between them and starts to become inflamed, thus causing the condition.
  • People who wear high heels or shoes that don’t fit the shape of the foot and have an elevated heel are more susceptible to metatarsalgia.

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Feet for Life Podiatry Centers are one of the top-ranked foot and ankle practices in the Midwest, specializing in both surgical and nonsurgical procedures to relieve your pain and give you beautiful, functional feet with minimal downtime or discomfort.

8637 Delmar Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63124

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