Proper Running Shoe Insoles Can Keep Metatarsalgia From Being a Show-stopper

Posted on May 25, 2016 by Jasoneg3 There have been 0 comments

Fish gotta swim, birds gotta fly, runners gotta run. What to do when something interrupts your running routine? Not so hard to route around trail closures, flooding, fire, and other basic stuff like that. You are motivated after all! But what when the obstacle is internal, a failure of your own body? Metatarsalgia, or pain at the ball of the foot is a common ailment among runners. Don’t get mad at your own body, instead get smart about taking care of it.

Metatarsalgia Shoe InsolesThe metatarsal bones are located at the middle of the foot and end at the ball. These bones carry the weight of the body as a person walks. Extra pressure can cause the metatarsal bones to press the skin beneath creating pain and inflammation at the ball of the foot. Since you can’t make gravity go away while running, unless of course you are Tim Peake, who ran the London marathon on the space station, then your best option is to control symptoms of the condition, and let yourself heal.

Finding Best Running Shoe Insoles for Pain Relief

Metatarsalgia is usually caused by extra pressure on the balls of the feet over time. Thinly soled shoes, high heels and extra body weight all contribute to metatarsal pain. When feet are raised, the balls at the end of the feet carry the full weight of the body. When the pressure is compacted, inflammation and aching feet are the results.
When seeking relief for pain at the ball of the feet, visit your doctor first and let them evaluate and confirm that you have metatarsalgia. If this is the diagnosis, your physician may recommend using a high-quality orthotic running shoe insoles. For more information about finding the best shoe insert for metatarsal pain, visit the RxSorbo web site. Information about strong, comfortable and durable shoe insoles is easy to access there.

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More About RXSorbo and Our Performance Shoe Insoles

All RX Sorbo® Performance Shoe Insoles feature Sorbothane®. Sorbothane® is a unique material that naturally cradles the foot in comfort and helps protect the entire body by absorbing up to 94.7% of impact shock. Ours are some of the best shoe insoles for running, high heels or conditions like plantar fasciitis, Morton’s neuroma, or Metatarsalgia.


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