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At our NYC foot clinic, our team of qualified foot doctors offer a wide range of advanced and customized non-surgical treatments for Metatarsalgia to eliminate any discomfort or pain you may have. This includes the use of NSAIDs, physical therapy and customized orthotics. If your condition is more severe and these measures don't provide relief, we offer safe and effective surgical methods to resolve the underlying cause of your pain.


Metatarsalgia is a condition in which the ball of your foot becomes painful and inflamed. 


Sharp, aching, or burning pain in the ball of your foot that can worsen with standing and activity

Treatment Options

Ice, rest, NSAID's, physical therapy, proper footwear, and/or orthotics

Treatment Option Description (with Duration)

Metatarsalgia can usually be treated with rest, ice, and an anti-inflammatory to reduce the pain and swelling. Having proper, supportive shoes and custom molded orthotics can help to place the foot in proper alignment, thus fixing one of the most common causes of metatarsalgia, which is foot dysfunction

Expected Outcome

Pain relief and return to normal activities

Return to Your Favorite Acitivites Quickly With Our Customized Foot Treatments 

If you are suffering from pain, or have difficulty walking due to Metatarsalgia, our team of specialized NYC foot doctors can help! Serving the Downtown and Midtown Manhattan areas of NYC, we help you get back to healthy and happy living. Call us at 917-398-3668 or book an appointment online.

Frequently Asked Questions

Conditions that cause inflammation of the forefoot may also benefit from a cortisone injection.

Poorly fitting footwear, unusual bone structure, high impact sports, and obesity are the most common causes as they put an abnormal strain on the foot.

If the pain last more than a few days and is not being relieved through rest and ice, make an appointment to be evaluated. When metatarsalgia is treated promptly, you can often control it quickly and go back to living your active life.


Conveniently located in Downtown and Midtown Manhattan, NYC, our experienced podiatrists and medical team of professionals are here to help. Call, text, or fill out the form below:

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