Metatarsalgia

Metatarsalgia is a condition in the forefoot in which there is pain.  The word metatarsalgia is rather a generic nonspecific term.  There are many possible diagnoses that can be grouped into metatarsalgia.  These include capsulitis of the metatarsal phalangeal joint, neuroma, arthritis, fracture, tumor, avascular necrosis and the various superficial skin conditions including verruca, and…

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Why see a podiatrist first?

Unfortunately, many patients still consult other physicians such as their primary care physician or a dermatologist regarding their foot problem first because they are unfamiliar with the training and expertise of podiatrists. Many diabetic patients do not even have a podiatrist despite the fact that it is well know that a large percentage of diabetics…

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