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Yoga Mortons Neuroma
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
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
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
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
The cold is an indication of poor blood supply due to the swelling,
see a podiatrist for treatment. ...Read more
Help! Foot issues.1st was cramping, then circltion probs, dev hmrtoe, now severe burning on soles esp in h2o, stiff when immobile. Mortons neuroma poss?
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
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
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
Try nonsurg care 1st: The main benefit is successful resolution of the painful problem. The risks include a "stump neuroma, " that can be more difficult to treat than the original neuroma. The toes next to the neuroma may drift or even become hammertoes from inadvertent damage to small tendons or muscles that hold the toes stable. Infection, pain, swelling, and scar are always risks of any surgery. ...Read more
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
Yes: The feeling you have will be the same. ...Read more
3 to 8 weeks: Depending on how you take care of yourself and follow your doctor's instructions. As we all know : doctors and nurses make the BEST patients. (not really). ...Read more
Let try to help: Morton's neuroma is a painful condition that affects the ball of your foot, most commonly the area between your third and fourth toes. Morton's neuroma may feel as if you are standing on a pebble in your shoe or on a fold in your sock. Doctors don't understand exactly what causes morton's neuroma. Thanks. ...Read more
Neuroma: Morton's neuroma has traditionally been treated with a corticosteroid injection which does help but often can be shortlived. One of the more latest effective treatments has been sclerosing alcohol injections. This injection therapy is typically given every 2 weeks for 3-7 injections. If this fails surgery to remove the neuroma is often needed. Wear wider shoes and avoid high heels will also help. ...Read more
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
No: Usually no.Get a more detailed answer ›
yes -- but only in getting help from a podiatrist.
dr. Mark reed
placentia-linda foot & ankle group
drs. Mark and melanie reed
1275 rose drive, suite 136
placentia, ca 92870
fax: (714) 528-0739
office: (714) 528-2252
www. Footpain. Org
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