What is metatarsalgia?
Metatarsalgia is a bad term for a foot problem that is common in athlete. It is a phrase that unfortunately gets used often but is quite a meaningless term and diagnosis. The term is like, for example, saying you have a sore hip. That sore hip could be due to any one of many different things. Metatarsalgia means pain in the metatarsals or ball of the forefoot, so it can be due to multiple different things. That is why the term is a bad term. … [read more]