Foot/toe pain - marathon runner

I am in training for my third marathon (one a year), coming up in January. I am suddenly experiencing a weird pain. It has at least similar affects as plantar fascitis, i.e. very tight in the morning. But the more I read, PF seems more in the heal. I am feeling almost an electrical sensation in my toes, and pain across the arch. I ran my first trail run about a month ago - lots of tree roots, etc. - overstrained my calf - but that seems to be better. I think my foot injury started in that time frame. I have no heel pain at all. More in the forefoot/toes and inside arch. I am thinking metatarsalgia? Any thoughts/recommendations? BTW, I wear custom orthotics (from my sports chiropractor).

Posted By Ron on November 24, 2005 at 22:19:20:

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