Forefoot pain can be highly debilitating to your lifestyle. It can affect people of all ages however, is most commonly seen in the active population, particularly in runners and keen gym members. It can severely limit your level of physical activity.
Forefoot pain can take the form of general tenderness or a general dull ache, through to sharp pain, tingling, pins and needles in the toes and painful burning sensations.
There are numerous causes to forefoot pain including ill-fitting footwear, participation in high impact activities, and having poor biomechanics. It is important to have your forefoot pain assessed by your Podiatrist to confirm the diagnosis and determine the cause of your pain.
The majority of causes of forefoot pain can be managed through conservative treatment, including footwear advice, in-shoe modifications or orthotic therapy from your Podiatrist.