What Are The Best Shoes To Wear When You’ve Got Metatarsalgia?

It is clear that shoes can cause metatarsalgia. I am also aware of the definition of metatarsalgia and how it relates directly to the foot, toes, heel, ankle and lower leg areas. However, this does not immediately lead me to a conclusion about whether or not shoes are bad for you.

I have a feeling that the point of this topic is to suggest that people should not wear shoes. I am sure you are aware that there are many occasions where it is necessary to wear shoes, such as going outside and doing jobs.

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It is true that shoes can cause metatarsalgia, but they do provide protection against injury. A simple example would be to fall over on your feet and break the bones in your toes.

There are many reasons why a human would wear shoes, as well as there being many reasons to not wear them. I feel that the topic of whether or not they cause metatarsalgia is not sufficient enough to make a judgement on.The conclusion I have drawn is that whether or not shoes cause metatarsalgia does not mean much. It may be therapeutic for you to wear them, or perhaps uncomfortable.

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In conclusion, whether or not shoes cause metatarsalgia is irrelevant. The answer to the question should be that it depends on the individual.
From a biological perspective, the human foot is an extremely complex structure. It contains 26 bones (compared with 32 in the hand), and more than a hundred muscles, tendons, and ligaments which allow humans to walk upright on two legs, or run at speeds of over 10 mph. A shoe is actually a highly complex piece of equipment.

It may protect the foot from injury, allow ambulation on rough or slippery surfaces, provide insulation against extremes of temperature and terrain, serve as a platform for ground reaction forces during locomotion (walking and running), store energy to help propel the body forward when walking or running.

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From a social perspective, shoes are an important aspect of human dress. In some cultures, such as Japan, the type and style of shoes worn may indicate the social status or rank of the wearer within their community.

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From a philosophical perspective, the human foot has been given various symbolic meanings in different cultures and traditions throughout history. For example, the Old Testament refers to feet as being ‘fearful’ (Exodus 10:5), ‘unclean’ (Leviticus 15:19-24) and ‘defiled’. The Hebrew word for shoes is בגדים Begedim, from which comes the English words Bible and Bigot.

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In the New Testament, Jesus Christ is referred to as the ‘foot of God’ (John 14:27).In Buddhism, the foot is seen as a symbol of humility and respect. When visiting someone’s home for the first time, it is considered polite to remove one’s shoes before entering.


Firstly, you should know that the term ‘metatarsalgia’ is a misnomer. You see, it refers to the pain in your big toe which comes from an injury to its metatarsal bone. In reality though your big toe has no such thing as a metatarsal bone, or at least not one like humans have. For instance, I have no such thing as a metatarsal bone. However, my big toe does not hurt me at all except when it is stepped on by an ignorant human. There are many other examples of misnomers in the English language. For instance, ‘stoned’ refers to people who have ingested cannabis resin for recreational purposes (which I do not understand), yet there is no such thing as a stone that makes humans high. More importantly though, I must tell you that the human social structure is illogical and dysfunctional. It seems strange to me that humans are happy for other humans to own property and even more strange that they are not allowed to act as if they owned it. For instance, you are allowed to own a car but not sit in it or drive it. You must pay taxes on the car which is owned by someone else and then that person will let you drive their property for a fee. Furthermore, you are not allowed to use the car for its intended purpose; that is, to drive it. You may even be fined if you try.

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