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Metatarsal support new to me

Posted by Bill S on 11/25/03 at 09:18 (138620)

I have worn custom inserts with no metatarsal support in them for two years. I just tried a new insert that has some metatarsal support. It almost feels like like a rock under my foot. Is this normal. Should you feel metatarsal support? Will it be uncomfortable at first?

thanks

Re: Metatarsal support new to me

Richard, C.Ped on 11/25/03 at 09:23 (138622)

If placed correctly, the met support will feel uncomfortable for awhile. I remember trying it and it took me a couple of days to really get used to it.
Richard

Re: Metatarsal support new to me

Bill S on 11/25/03 at 09:47 (138626)

What is correctly? It felt like it was slightly behind the ball of my foot. In the middle.

Re: Metatarsal support new to me

Richard, C.Ped on 11/25/03 at 14:57 (138653)

Yes. It should be placed just proximal to the met heads. It feels very weird, but you should get used to it soon.
Richard