Common Running Injuries-Sesamoiditis

May 04, 2017 Posted by Mallory Snow

What is Sesamoiditis?

Sesamoids are sometimes referred to as the ball bearings of the foot. They are a set of accessory bones found beneath the large first metatarsal bone. Incredible forces are exerted on the sesamoid bones during aerobics, and inflammation and fractures can occur. Proper shoe selection and custom orthotic devices can be useful in treating sesamoiditis.

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