Journal of Orthopaedics Trauma Surgery and Related Research
An Official Journal of Polish Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
ISSN:1897-2276 e-ISSN: 2449-9145
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Remarks on the role of the short gastrocnemius muscle in the etiology of metatarsalgia
The shortness of the gastrocnemius muscle reveals a maximum of pressure on the forefoot and metatarsalgia during walking. Proprioceptive kinesitherapy (with elongation of the gastrocnemius) provides relieve for the metatarsalgia.