Treatments and drugs

By Mayo Clinic Staff

Conservative measures usually relieve the pain of metatarsalgia.

Surgical or other procedures

In rare cases, when conservative measures don't relieve your pain and your metatarsalgia is complicated by foot conditions such as hammertoe, surgery to realign the metatarsal bones may be an option. Discuss the benefits and risks of foot surgery with your doctor.

May 14, 2014