Mortons Neuroma Therapy

Mortons Neuroma

Therapy

Morton's neuroma involves a thickening of the tissue around one of the nerves leading to your toes. This can cause a sharp, burning pain in the ball of your foot. Your toes also may sting, burn or feel numb.

 

Overview:

A thickening of the tissue around a nerve leading to the toes.
Morton's neuroma may be caused by pressure or injury, such as from running or use of high heels.
Morton's neuroma may feel like a pebble in a shoe or a fold in a sock. There may be sharp, burning pain or numbness in the ball of the foot or toes.
Treatment might include arch supports and foot pads, corticosteroid injections, strength exercises, wide-toe shoes, or surgery.

 

Symptoms:

Morton's neuroma may feel like a pebble in a shoe or a fold in a sock. There may be sharp, burning pain or numbness in the ball of the foot or toes.
People may experience:
Pain areas: in the foot
Sensory: pins and needles or reduced sensation of touch
Also common: lump in the sole of the foot or sensation of walking on a marble

 

Treatment:

Treatment consists of pain medications, Shoe gear modifications with custom molded orthotics, Neuroma specific injections, Laser Therapy, Cryotherapy, or Surgery. 

Custom Molded Orthotics are designed with specific Mortons Neuroma adjustments. This pad is located behind the ball-of-the-foot to unload pressure and relieve the pain caused by the neuroma.