Podiatric Treatment Options For Freiberg's Infraction In Children

Freiberg's infraction is characterised by inflammation around the second metatarsal. This is the fine bone that you can feel by running your finger across the top of your foot from your second toe to your ankle. This condition can develop in adults, but it is more commonly seen in children, particularly during growth spurts. It tends to be caused by excess pressure during a period of fast growth, which can hinder the blood supply around the metatarsal and cause localised inflammation to develop. [Read More]