color bar image

Ball of Foot Pain

What is ball of foot pain, and what causes it?

  • Inflammation and pain in the ball of the foot.
  • Can be worsened by high-impact exercise, long periods of standing, and ill-fitting shoes.
  • Often resolves with ice and rest.

Read more about ball of foot pain and its causes.

roll over

How can I treat my ball of foot pain?

  • Rest and apply ice.
  • Wear comfortable, supportive shoes.
  • Try shock-absorbing insoles or arch supports.

Read more about how to treat ball of foot pain.

roll over

How can I prevent ball of foot pain?

  • Choose shoes that support your lifestyle.
  • Cushioning and/or arch support insoles.
  • Limit stress on your feet caused by strenuous exercise and excess weight.

Read more about how to prevent ball of foot pain.

roll over

When should I consult a doctor?

Read more about when to see a doctor.

roll over