(AUDIO) How can you determine the cause of pain the the forefoot, and what are the best options for treatment? Listen here for some answers from the orthopedic surgeon who has written The Good Foot Book.
How can you help a patient who is experiencing pain in the forefoot, or metatarsalgia?
That’s the problem we discussed with Brett Fink, a specialist in foot pain. Dr. Fink, who is an orthopedic surgeon at the Indiana Orthopedic Center in Indianapolis, observes that physicians too often assume that surgery is the best option when it is not really necessary. Listen here for his clues to accurate diagnosis.
You can read more in his article Steps to Take in Managing Metatarsalgia.
Managing Metatarsalgia: Finding the Source of the Pain
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