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What is the best treatment for a joplin's neuroma?

What is the best treatment for a joplin's neuroma?

I like : Dehydrated alcohol injections. I f nd they work very well. Some docs inject steroids. If all else fails they can always be excised. Surgery may include cutting he deep transverse metatarsal ligament or removing the neuroma itself. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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Neuroma (Definition)

A neuroma is a painful condition in which there is a swelling of a nerve that is usually caused by trauma or compression. It usually develops on the ball of the foot or between the third and fourth toes, and occurs more often in women. Common symptoms include tingling, ...Read more


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Which treatment works the best and fastest for acoustic neuroma?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for acoustic neuroma?

Microsurgery: The goal of treatment is to preserve neurologic function and cure the tumor. Microsurgery is highly effective. Facial nerve function can be preserved in ~95 % of patients if the tumor is < than 2cm but in less than 50 % if the tumor is > than 3cm. Radiosurgery is an alternative in tumors < than 3cm with local control achieved in~ 90%. You must see an experienced neurosurgeon in an experienced ctr. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for morton's neuroma?

Neuroma: 1. You should have arch supports and foot pads fit inside your shoe and help reduce pressure on the nerve. These can be purchased over the counter, or your doctor may prescribe a custom-made, individually designed shoe insert — molded to fit the exact contours of your foot. 2.Injections. Some people are helped by the injection of steroids into the painful area. ...Read more

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Treatment for mortons neuroma very painful

Treatment for mortons neuroma very painful

Lots of options: Neuromas are treated with injections, pads, shoe changes, physical therapy, custom orthotics, topical creams and if all else fails, surgery. ...Read more

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Are injections for a mortons neuroma a cure or a treatment of the symptom?

Both: Cortisone injections for neuromas are a treatment option we try to shrink down the nerve. However if aggravating factors continue such as tight shoes the problem can reoccur. ...Read more

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I have an arcustic neuroma on 1, 1 cm. Which treatment must i choose? Is it possible that the tumour will get smaller and disapear?

I have an arcustic neuroma on 1, 1 cm. Which treatment must i choose? Is it possible that the tumour will get smaller and disapear?

Surgery: For the vast majority of these, the treatment of choice is surgery. It is difficult and you would do well to go to a center that does a lot of them. The tumor will not self cure and the longer you delay, the worse it will be for everyone. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for acoustic neuroma?

Several: Acoustic neuromas are treated with observation, surgery or radiation, depending on the tumors size, the patients symptoms, and the age of the patient. ...Read more

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Are there treatment guidelines for acoustic neuroma?

Yes: Acoustic neuroma is usually managed by otolaryngology and neurosurgery. Small tumors less than 1 cm are usually followed with serial head mris. These tumors can be treated with radiosurgery or open surgery if they are growing or large and causing pressure on local structures. The loss of hearing means the surgical options expand somewhat. The main goal of treatment is to preserve facial function. ...Read more

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Is a gamma knife a good treatment for acoustic neuroma?

Depends: Gk can be a great treatment option for an. Many times it is not. It depends on the size and location of tumor, how quickly it's growing, risks of surgery, prior radiation treatment, many many factors. I do both surgery and gammaknife for my patients with acoustics, and each treatment plan is tailored to the specific details of that patient's tumor and overall health. ...Read more

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Got metatarsalgia/neuroma/ganglions/knothenry/plantafisha etc had insoles made did not work, do physio and waiting for results to happen, treatment?

Sounds like a lot: Going on. Each of your problems is an independent problem. An orthotic typically does not treat a ganglion. If a ganglion is painful it could be drained or removed. Injections are helpful for neuromas, cushioning for metatarsalgia as well as achilles' tendon stretches if an equinis is present. An orthotic is not an all inclusive solution. ...Read more

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