Foot Pain And Discomfort 5th Metacarpal Fractures

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Forefoot Pain


Forefoot pain refers to pain and discomfort felt toward the top of the foot. The rate of forefoot pain and deformity increases with age. When a cause cannot be determined, any pain on the ball of the foot is generally referred to as metatarsalgia.

Forefoot pain may be due to:

  • Morton's neuroma
  • Sesamoiditis
  • Stress fractures

Morton's Neuroma

A neuroma usually means a benign tumor of a nerve. However, Morton's neuroma, also called interdigital neuroma, is not actually a tumor. It is a...

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