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#752 What does an elephant, a woman in high heels and a forefoot runner have in common?

This may seem like a strange episode, but I just had a conversation with a runner who is not just a forefoot runner, but she is really a forefoot runner. Like running-on-your-tiptoes kind of forefoot runner.

One of the things that I brought up in our discussion were some research studies that have actually calculated the amount of pressure in the forefoot when a woman is wearing high heels.

What does an elephant, a woman in high heels and a forefoot runner have in common?

Well, that’s what we’re talking about today on the Doc On The Run Podcast.

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#737 Are “stress reaction” and “metatarsalgia” the same?

Today’s question comes from one of the YouTube viewers. Tasnim, wrote in and wanted to know whether or not “stress reaction” is the same terminology that is used in the UK for the term “metatarsalgia”.

This question points out how confusing these two terms can be when you have forefoot pain that might be a stress fracture, might be a plantar plate sprain, or could even be a neuroma.

Are stress “reaction” and “metatarsalgia” the same terms?

Well, that’s what we’re talking about today on the Doc On The Run Podcast.

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