Ball Of Foot Pain Blue Mountains | Metatarsalgia Treatment | BMP

Ball of Foot Pain (Metatarsalgia) Blue Mountains

Blue Mountains Podiatry offers quality care for ball of foot pain to the local SpringwoodKatoomba, Blaxland and Lithgow communities as well as the surrounding suburbs of; Glenbrook, Emu Plains, Lawson, Leura, Wentworth Falls, Blackheath and Penrith.

Metatarsalgia is a broad umbrella term to describe an array of conditions that cause pain in the ball of the foot (under your foot just before the toes). Pain in the ball of the foot can be debilitating to the point where it can stop you performing basic activities or sports. It is very common as the ball of the foot is under constant, excessive pressure for long periods of time. Morton’s neuroma, flexor plate dysfunction, capsulitis, bursitis and osteo arthritis are often conditions that cause pain in the ball of the foot.

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Ball of foot pain is often caused by poor fitting or inappropriate footwear, high impact sports, poor foot mechanics (the way someone is walking), being overweight, a reduction of the fatty pad at the ball of the foot and walking on uneven or rocky ground.

At Blue Mountains Podiatry we are experts in diagnosing, managing and treating conditions that can cause pain in the ball of the foot and getting you back on your feet, pain free.

Here at Blue Mountains Podiatry, we see patients every day with ball of foot pain and our expert therapists have a proven track record in getting the best outcomes for all our patients. A thorough initial examination will identify the precise source of your pain, which will be accompanied by the most up to date biomechanical analysis using our state of the art 3d technology to identify any contributing factors to your condition. Our goal is to remove your pain as opposed to providing a band aid, quick fix solution.

Treatment options we have available to ensure the best possible outcome include:

  • Custom made orthotics (arch supports)
  • Metatarsal arch supports
  • Deep connective tissue massage
  • Specialised taping techniques
  • Dry needling
  • Footwear advice
  • Stretching and exercise programs
  • Ice routine

Don’t let pain on the ball of your foot prevent you performing the activities you love.

To have your pain resolved as soon as possible make an appointment to see one of Blue Mountains Podiatry’s expert therapists call 02 4751 7583 for our Springwood Podiatry Clinic 02 4782 6169 for our Katoomba Podiatry Clinic 02 4702 0221 for our Blaxland Podiatry Clinic or 02 6352 5685 for our Lithgow Clinic.

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