An inflammation of the ends of the metatarsals, at the ball of your foot.
"Ball-of-Foot" pain is another name for Metatarsalgia.
One or more heads of the metatarsal bones can become inflamed and it is more common in women.
Metatarsalgia is not in itself a very serious condition, but there is pain and swelling at the bottom of your foot making it difficult to walk or run comfortably. If left untreated, the pressure can lead to foot lesions and even ulcers.
Excessive pressure on the ball of the foot from ill-fitting, hard shoes that possibly squeeze the foot in to a narrow unnatural position. High impact sport activities with repetitive actions can be a culprit, too.
Arthritis is another possible cause of pain on the ball of the foot, and is more often the cause as we get older. There is also the natural decreasing of the "fat pad" cushion on the bottom of the foot, as we age.
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