Pain in Sole of Foot Near Toes

Pain in Sole of Foot Near Toes is known as an area called the ball of the foot. These causes of pain are very well documented and recognizable.  The most common causes of pain near the ball of the foot near the toes are found here.

Pain in Sole of Foot Near Toes

Pain in the Ball of the Foot Treatment Guide

 

The most common causes of Pain in the sole of the foot near the Toes:

Capsulitis is an irritation of the joint capsule at the base of your toes. This joint normally allows your big toe and little toes joints to pivot on the front of the foot; but when capsulitis occurs they become swollen and inflamed to the point where it hurts to put any pressure on the front of the toes. Capsulitis is very well documented and treatable.  Click on the Capsulitis link to learn more.

 

This is generalized pain in the forefoot and the ball of the foot region that hurts at the base of toes two through four primarily, but it can hurt in the entire forefoot. This term is reserved for situation where there is no specific problem in the foot at all, but the foot is just sore from extra weight bearing, pressure and tight shoes. Click on the Metatarsalgia link to learn more.

 

Morton’s Neuralgia occurs primarily in the ball of the foot around the 3rd-4th toe and it can feel like a sharp shooting pain. This pain can also show numbness, burning and tingling. It feels like there is a pebble in your forefoot that can pop in and out, it gets better when you massage your forefoot.

 

A stress fracture can occur if the pain has appeared gradually over weeks. This occurs primarily in weekend warriors who started running and walking heavily in the recent past.

 

This should be considered when your second toe feels loose, usually after a big fall on the front of your foot. If the toe starts drifting up or crossing over the big toe, consider this especially.

 

Is the Pain in Sole of Foot Near Toes something other than these?

If this does not sound like your problem, follow this link for you Pain in Sole of Foot Near Toes Treatment:

Pain in the Ball of the Foot Treatment Guide

 

References:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metatarsalgia