There are many causes of pain in the front of the foot (forefoot) and toes including:
Other causes of pain in the forefoot ball of your foot or toes can include:
- Stress fractures
- Claw toes, Hammer Toes and other deformities
- Plantar plate disruption
- Joint capsule pain.
The sesamoid bones are two small accessory bones under your big toe joint they can be painful when injured or by overuse.
More commonly known as Mortons Neuroma this is caused by increased pressure on the nerves that run between the long bones of the foot – it can cause a numbness, tingling feeling also some get shooting pain into the toes or back into the leg when irritated. Your podiatrist will help establish the cause, and a treatment plan to reduce the effect of the nueroma.