Re: Ball of foot pain

I heve had pain in the ball of my right foot since Dec. 29th. I have been out of work since that time. I am a nurse and on my feet 8-12 hours a day 3 days a week. My podiatrist has tried padding my foot. I now wear metatarsal pads in my tennis shoes and today he put a walking air cast on. What is your opinion on the next step i.e cortisone, or treatment. It appears to be capsulitis/neuroma.

Posted By Tracey on January 19, 2005 at 16:02:45:

In Reply to: Re: Ball of foot pain posted by Vivian Abrams DPM on January 16, 2005 at 17:05:57:

This soft padded night splint with contoured posterior shell provides passive dorsi flexion to address plantar fasciitis and achilles tendonitis. Shipped with toe wedge for additional stretch on plantar facia.

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