Morton's Neuroma Foot Pain Causes & Treatments | Elite Podiatry
A Neuroma refers to the thickening of the nerve tissue. This can feel quite lumpish & become inflamed, causing pain. Read more on how Elite Podiatry can help!
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Morton’s Neuroma

What is Morton’s Neuroma?

 

A Neuroma refers to the thickening of the nerve tissue. This can feel quite ‘lumpish’ and can become very irritated and inflamed, causing pain. Morton’s Neuroma typically affects the nerve between the 3rd and 4th toes in the ball of your foot but can occur between any of the toes. There are many ways to test if you have Mortons Neuroma and we can do this in our clinic at Elite Podiatry.

Morton’s Neuroma symptoms

Morton’s Neuroma symtoms may include:

  • Sharp or dull/achy pain
  • Feeling of an electric shock
  • Numbness, tingling or a lack of-/decreased- sensation
  • Hot burning feet
  • Swelling
  • Tenderness when wearing closed in shoes or ‘squeezing into’ shoes

Common foot and ankle conditions that we treat at Elite Podiatry include:

Morton’s Neuroma causes

Causes of Morton’s Neuroma include some of the following:

  • Biomechanical Abnormalities
  • Pronation
  • Supination
  • Trigger Points
  • Footwear
  • Trauma

Morton’s Neuroma treatments

Treatments vary on a case-to-case basis and may include the following:

Please call us at Elite Podiatry to organise an appointment for an assessment, diagnosis and treatment. At Elite Podiatry, we have a range of effective treatments available to help relieve and prevent this condition and improve your quality of life. At Elite Podiatry we have mastered advanced techniques that help us identify, diagnose and treat stress fractures and its associated complications effectively with a high success rate. At Elite Podiatry, we often use adjunct therapies to offer the most effective form of treatment. Depending on your requirements, we will customise a treatment suitable to your needs. Please call us at Elite Podiatry to organise an appointment for an assessment, diagnosis and treatment.