Searing pain of the foot, loss of senses, numbness and cramping on the fingers. Signs are usually spread towards the inside of the fourth finger with the third finger. It is usually unilateral.
Generally, when walking or standing, the pain increases. Patients complain of being in the position of holding their feet up, especially when driving. Another typical finding is that when there is pain, they take their shoes off and massage under the foot. This region is very painful to touch. Compression of this area with fingers increases the pain.
Choosing a right shoe and orthotics are usually sufficient in treatment. Local painkillers and steroid injections may be performed when the pain persists. Surgery would be the last option.