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Is Foot Pain Affecting Your Game? Metatarsalgia May Be The Culprit!

Your feet can experience all sorts of aches and pains. It’s not surprising to be watching a football or basketball game – whether professional or amateur – and see a player limping off the field. Just a Google news search on foot pain brought up six stories of professional athletes suffering from a foot injury this week.

However, knowing where pain affects your foot is important in identifying the cause. One common foot complaint is pain and inflammation in the ball of the foot. The ball of the foot is the metatarsal, and the foot condition is metatarsalgia. With metatarsalgia, you can have symptoms of sharp pain, tingling in the toes, and feeling like your walking with a pebble in your shoe.

Pain can happen from participating in activities with lots of running and jumping. Wearing the wrong type of footwear can also cause problems. Factors also include weight, trauma to the foot and the shape of your foot and toes.

Dr. Marco Vargas, of Foot & Ankle Associates, can help identify the cause of your pain. He will perform a thorough examination of the area and ask you questions about your physical activity. With your help, he will come up with a treatment plan.

If you have symptoms of metatarsalgia and not finding relief in rest or icing the area, contact Dr. Vargas. You can schedule an appointment at our Sugar Land office at (281) 313-0090

Come Visit One Of Our Two Convenient Podiatry Offices

Podiatry Office In Sugar Land, TX
15200 Southwest Freeway Suite 130
Sugar Land, TX 77478

Podiatry Office In Southwest Houston, TX
7737 Southwest Fwy., Suite 500
Houston, TX 77074
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Foot & Ankle Associates located in Sugar Land, Texas (TX) and Houston, Texas (TX) treats all medical and surgical foot and ankle conditions. Over 25,000 happy patients have found relief for their foot and ankle pain with the help of licensed podiatrist, Dr. Marco Vargas. can help bring you foot and ankle pain relief.

Our Sugar Land & Houston podiatry offices offer the most effective and state-of-the-art, quality podiatry care with a smile to patients in our local community. Return to a pain-free life and get back to the things you love! Call 281.313.0090 today!


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