- 1 How do I know if I have metatarsalgia?
- 2 Does metatarsalgia show up on MRI?
- 3 What is the difference between metatarsalgia and Morton’s neuroma?
- 4 Is there surgery for metatarsalgia?
- 5 Will a cortisone shot help metatarsalgia?
- 6 Is massage good for Metatarsalgia?
- 7 How long does Metatarsalgia take to heal?
- 8 Does metatarsalgia require surgery?
- 9 Can you walk with metatarsalgia?
- 10 Do cortisone shots help metatarsalgia?
- 11 Do injections help metatarsalgia?
How do I know if I have metatarsalgia?
Symptoms of metatarsalgia can include: Sharp, aching or burning pain in the ball of your foot — the part of the sole just behind your toes. Pain that worsens when you stand, run, flex your feet or walk — especially barefoot on a hard surface — and improves when you rest.
Does metatarsalgia show up on MRI?
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a reproducible imaging modality with superior soft-tissue contrast resolution and multi-planar capability which makes it important in the early diagnosis of metatarsalgia when initial radiographic findings are inconclusive (1), (2).