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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

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Dr. Lonnie Smith
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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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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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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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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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Can mortons neuroma cause red painful toes when standing? Pain and redness eases when not on foot.

Can mortons neuroma cause red painful toes when standing? Pain and redness eases when not on foot.

Pain? Yes. Red? No.: Morton's neuroma are affiliated with a "pins and needles" sensation of pain, usually between the toes but occasionally extending to the toes. (After all, the nerve fibers reach there). However, the "red" part has me confused. Does the toe blanche when cold? (Turn red, then white, then blue?) Are there "ugly veins" on the foot (AVM vasospasm)? Use HealthTap Prime to show a doc or TTYD to get a diag ...Read more

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I have sore feet and right diagnosed with mortons neuroma so is a stationary bike ok to use for exercise or will it aggravate the condition?

I have sore feet and right diagnosed with mortons neuroma so is a stationary bike ok to use for exercise or will it aggravate the condition?

Yes: Provided little or no pressure is over the forefoot or over the neuroma, you should have no problem. If, however, while doing the exercise, or the next day, you have pain, then you should listen to your body and modify or discontinue. Cycling, if done properly, should not aggravate a neuroma. ...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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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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Ok, I am out of shape, but I always walked a lot (neuromas and foot problems now). Studied tai chi and yoga. Where do I start at 60?

Ok, I am out of shape, but I always walked a lot (neuromas and foot problems now). Studied tai chi and yoga. Where do I start at 60?

See a doctor: Hi, it is impossible to say what needs to be done until you see a physician and get evaluated. Then the doctor can advise you as appropriate. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Paresthesias: Morton's neuromas can present as either a burning sensation, tingling, zinging or numbness in one or two toes. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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Neuroma (Definition)

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