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What causes pain in the balls of your #feet? #runningtips @CarnationFeetUK

What causes pain in the balls of your #feet? #runningtips @CarnationFeetUK

Allan says: My right foot becomes very painful after 10 miles or so. The space between the third and fourth toe on the ball of my foot feels like it's got a solid rock in the middle of it. Hi Allan. There are two potential causes of this type of pain which are fairly common and unpleasant! Firstly, it may be plantar digital neuritis, also called Morton’s Neuroma. The commonly held theory proposes degenerative changes occurring within the plantar digital nerve in this area with increased fibrous deposition around the nerve fibre. This is accompanied by acute pain on walking and running, a burning, tingling sensation in the third and fourth toes and a solid mobile mass feeling when palpating the area. Accompanying the changes in the nerve fibre is often an intermetatarsal bursitis. There are bursae (jelly-like fluid filled protective sacs) between the second/third, third/fou...

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