FAQ Why Do I Have Pain In The Ball Of My Foot

Why do I feel a “clicking” on the ball of my foot?

Many patients present to the office stating they feel a “clicking” on the ball of the foot along with other symptoms such as numbness to the toes or radiating, burning pain. If you are also experiencing these symptoms along with ball of foot pain , you may have a neuroma. A neuroma is an enlargement of a nerve caused by increased pressure in the ball of the foot. This pressure can be caused by bones shifting too close together during ambulation or from wearing shoes that increase pressure to the ball of the foot like high heels. Neuromas can cause severe pain and discomfort which is why Advanced Podiatry has many treatment options to provide relief! Don’t wait! Call Advanced Podiatry for a consultation so your neuroma pain can be treated in a timely manner.