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My sister has morton neuroma. Wats that?

My sister has morton neuroma. Wats that?

Nerve problem: A true morton's neuroma involves thickening and abnormality of the interdigital (b/w toes) nerve. More often, the term is used to describe a nerve irritation caused by forefoot overload which is usually related to a hypermobile first ray and tight gastrocs. ...Read more

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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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Hello, I have a morton neuroma in my right foot. What sports activities are recommended to do other than swimming? Thank you!

Hello, I have a morton neuroma in my right foot. What sports activities are recommended to do other than swimming? Thank you!

Morton's Neuroma: Unless you push of from the swimming pool's wall with your feet when doing laps, swimming should not affect your neuroma. Do avoid high impact exercises or sports. Visit a podiatrist for further information. ...Read more

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What does morton's neuroma feel like?

What does morton's neuroma feel like?

Few symptoms: Usualy complaints are any of the below: numbnesss, burning, tingling, feeling like I have a sock bunched up under my foot or I am walking on a rock.....Those are the more common ones.... ...Read more

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What are the tests for morton's neuroma?

Sonogram or Moulders: There are several tests for a neuroma. The most common is a moulders sign which is putting digital pressure on the intespace and squeezing the metatarsals together./ thid will cause pain, shooting pain and numbness. Aneuroma will usually show up on a sonogram. ...Read more

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What is the procedure for morton's neuroma edin?

A method : Of cutting the structures that compress the nerve thru usage of a small camera and knife. ...Read more

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What are the presenting symptoms of morton's neuroma?

Numbness: Numbness, burning, tingling or pain. A feeling like you are stepping on a ball or rolled up sock. The pain is usally on the bottom of the foot. By definition a mortons neuroma occurs in the 3rd intermetatarsal space. ...Read more

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What should I expect with injections for morton's neuroma?

Hope for Improvement: Mortan's neuroma common in woman is a thickned digital nerve at the ball of foot , base of 3 and 4 toes causes pain, numbness , pins and needles , burning cramping, unable to wear the shoes etc. Steroid injection reduces the swelling in that closed space, may reduce the size of neuroma giving relief , alcohol injection will destroy the nerve .Surgical is excision other option. ...Read more

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Morton's neuroma, should I get surgery?

Neuroma: Not necessarily . As stated the conservative therapy consisting of orthotics , injections - both cortisone and alcohol - , are very successful. See your podiatrist ...Read more

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Are morton's neuroma injections a good idea?

Are morton's neuroma injections a good idea?

Yes: It has to be done with sustained pressure that induces neuropraxia and may prevent surgery. Just injections not likely to do any more than give the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Morton's neuroma, what to do for it. Surgery?

Morton's neuroma, what to do for it. Surgery?

Read below: Morton's neuroma can be treated conservatively with injections (steroid or dehydrated alcohol), padding, wider shoes, avoid high heels, and possibly orthotics. Conservative care is very effective in most cases and should be exhausted before opting for surgery. Surgery involves removing the neuroma which will result in numbness where you once had pain. ...Read more

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