Causes of foot pain


Metatarsalgia [top]

  • Forefoot pain foot pain
  • Tenderness of metatarsal heads
  • Risk factors: Tight shoes, rheumatoid arthritis, trauma

March fracture [top]

  • Stress fracture of metatarsal due to recurrent stress
  • Cramping pain and swelling in affected forefoot foot pain
  • Point of tenderness over affected metatarsal
  • Common in soldiers, walkers