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

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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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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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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I have foot pain/siacatia/mortons neuroma, why is this?

I have foot pain/siacatia/mortons neuroma, why is this?

Separate issues: For long term treatment plan, but the sciatic pain is most likely coming from your back, occasionally from your piriformis muscle, and this could be causing some of your foot pain. The mortons neuroma will be a separate issue, but can contribute to foot pain of course as well. Both are treatable and just need to find the right physician to give you an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more

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What can be done about horrible pain in my right foot mortons neuroma?

What can be done about horrible pain in my right foot mortons neuroma?

Variety of treatment: Neuromas are inflammation and/or damage to the nerve. If you treat the problem early, you have a better chance for success. Cortisone injections, nsaids, good shoes and supports can sometimes help. If your symptoms have been present for greater than 6 months, then conservative care is not as successful. Usually, surgical removal is the definitive treatment for chronic problems. See your dr. Dr l. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have pain in the foot from a condition called mortons neuroma?

Is it normal to have pain in the foot from a condition called mortons neuroma?

Yes: 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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Mortons neuroma foot swelling numb for week can get cold is this really bad?

Mortons neuroma foot swelling numb for week can get cold is this really bad?

Yes: The cold is an indication of poor blood supply due to the swelling, see a podiatrist for treatment. ...Read more

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Is there a surgery to address mortons neuroma?

Is there a surgery to address mortons neuroma?

Yes: But surgery is not always necessary. Many times consevative methods and proper fitting shoes provide relief. ...Read more

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What is a mortons neuroma surgery?

Surgery on nerve: A morton's neuroma is a pinched or inflammed nerve in the 3rd intermetatarsal space. A morton;s neuroma surgery is removal of this inflammed nerve. ...Read more

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Will my mortons neuroma heal if i exercise? Please help me docs!

No: Mortons neuroma is a true benign nerve tumor that has developed on a sensory nerve. In this case it is in an interdigital nerve in the foot and eventually tends to grow and when very painful needs resection to relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for mortons neuroma foot conditions?

Wider shoes: Neuromas are caused by nerve compression. If you reduce compression sometimes you can resolve the pain. Therefore try wider shoes. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomman Kuruvilla
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Morton's Neuroma (Definition)

Morton's neuroma is a benign growth of a tissue surrounding a nerve deep within the foot. The growth of this tissue deep within the foot can cause numbness ...Read more