I just got off a telemedicine call with a runner who wanted to know why she sometimes feel popping and clicking in the ball of the foot after she runs.
She saw a doctor and was diagnosed with a neuroma.
The doctor gave her some metatarsal pads, which made the neuroma feel better.
But she could not figure out why she seemed to only get this weird popping and clicking sensation after she went for long runs and hill repeats.
Today on the Doc On The Run Podcast, we’re talking about why a neuroma will pop or click after you run.
Today on the Doc On the Run Podcast, we’re talking about how you should not let Morton’s neuroma stop you from running. Morton’s neuroma is a common cause of pain in the ball of the foot in runners. Doctors often tell runners to stop running when when they get a neuroma. Sometimes doctors even tell […]View Details »
If you are running with pain in the ball of the foot that seems like a stress fracture, it could be a plantar plate sprain. If you get a plantar plate sprain right before a race, the obvious question is whether or not you should do the event.
If you have a sprain of the plantar plate ligament, you may still be able to run. You just have to decide how bad the injury is, what your long-term goals are, and how badly you want to to participate in the event.
Today on the Doc On the Run Podcast, we’re talking about whether or not you can run with a plantar plate sprain.View Details »