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What is a mortons neuroma surgery?

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

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

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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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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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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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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I have a constant pain in my foot that seems to be mortons neuroma. What do you recomend me to do? What kind of doctor should I visit?

Specialist: Both orthopedic and podiatrist treat Morton neuroma ... Both specialties should have adequate experience... Make certain u choose one who has an interest in the condition and getting u better... ...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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I have pain in foot from a condition called mortons neuroma?

Neuroma: Morton's neuroma is a term used for the scar tissue formed around the nerve branch between the 3rd and 4th metatarsal with boney enlargement and or pronation scar tissue is placed around the nerve usually resulting in pain. ...Read more

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