Foot Pain

Foot Pain in Crawfordsville & Indianapolis, IN

Foot Pain Treatment Indianapolis IN Pain in the area between the arch and toes, or ball of the foot, is generally called metatarsalgia . The pain usually centers on one or more of the five bones ( metatarsals ) in this mid-portion of the foot. Also known as dropped metatarsal heads , metatarsalgia can cause abnormal weight distribution due to overpronation.

Types of Foot Pain

Metatarsalgia occurs when one of the metatarsal joints becomes painful or inflamed. People often develop a callus under the affected joint. Metatarsalgia also can be caused by arthritis, foot injury (from sports, a car accident, or repeated stress), hard surfaces (cement or tile floors), and specific footwear (rigid-soled work boots).

A simple change of shoes may solve the problem. In more severe cases, custom orthotics from your foot doctor may be prescribed to alleviate the pain and prevent overpronation.

For more information on a foot pain treatment in the Indianapolis, IN area call Active Podiatry at (317) 328-6622 or use our contact form today!

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