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Leave Your Ball of the Foot Pain Behind

With so many entertainment options in the city, it would be a shame to let ball of foot pain and sore feet keep you from enjoying fantastic local programs like Late Nights at the Dallas Museum of Art. Giving Dallas, TX residents and visitors a real treat every third Friday of the month, the DMA stays open until 11:00 pm and offers concerts, readings, performances, tours, film screenings, and more. Entry fees:

  • $10 public (some exhibitions require an additional ticket)
  • $5 students (with valid ID)
  • FREE for DMA Members
  • FREE for children 11 and under

Check out this video about it:

In spite of this wonderful museum experience, you likely will not feel inclined to take a trip to the DMA when you are living with forefoot pain that accompanies metatarsalgia. This condition has an array of causes, including:

  • Intense activity like running
  • Poorly-fitting shoes
  • Excess weight
  • Stress fractures

For a majority of cases, conservative treatment proves to be rather effective for dealing with this ailment. Some tips to help are:
Walk Comfortably Without Metatarsalgia

  • Resting your foot and avoiding stress that can lead to further injury. This will likely mean giving up running and various other sports for a while, but you can use the time to start low-impact activities like cycling or swimming. Once you are at full health, keep the low-impact exercises as part of your routine for injury prevention and greater overall fitness.
  • Arch supports, especially custom-prepared orthotics from our office, can help reduce stress on your metatarsal bones.
  • Shoes that offer adequate support and are intended for your stride, foot type, and the physical activities you perform can help with this condition.
  • Let our foot specialists provide extra cushioning for your sore feet with the use of injectable dermal fillers to protect them. We will determine the cause of your pain and discomfort and evaluate if this option can help.  If so, we use FDA-approved biodegradable fillers to enhance your natural conditioning. This therapy can provide help for potentially up to one year, without posing the risk of major complications.

When you experience the ball of foot pain that accompanies metatarsalgia, schedule an appointment with our office for an evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment. Dallas Podiatry Works proudly serves patients from the Dallas, Plano, Frisco, Garland, Rockwall, Oak Cliff, Coppell, and other surrounding TX communities with first-class podiatric services. When you need the best in foot care, call us at 972.566.7474. We also have a convenient online form so you can contact us today!

Join the 100,000 happy feet that have found relief at Dallas Podiatry Works! Our Dallas podiatrist and Plano podiatrist provides 5-star-rated foot care and ankle care. Our advanced foot care includes children's foot care, sports-related foot injuries, bunion treatment, bunion removal surgery, toenail fungus treatment, ingrown toenail treatment, hammertoe treatment, claw toe treatment, neuroma treatment, heel pain relief, limb salvage, wound care, arthritis treatment, safe pedicure, medicures, corn removals, callus removals, wart removals and more.
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