Tag: mortons neuroma

Sensible non-surgical solutions for a painful foot neuroma.

Sensible non-surgical solutions for a painful foot neuroma. She said that her right foot pain began almost two years ago after wearing a flat sandal and the pain worsened over time.  She visited a podiatrist who sent her for therapy on her foot.   After a number of weeks of therapy, it was suggested that she had a painful foot neuroma which was responsible for the pain on the top of her 4th toe. She had the surgery and then went for a couple of months of therapy which helped reduce the pain but did not resolve it. A friend had Read More »

Neuroma’s of the feet, the NY Times weighs in on a frustrating common problem.

Neuroma’s of the feet, the NY Times weighs in on a frustrating common problem. What is a neuroma of the feet.  A Morton’s neuroma is the most common type typically thought to be due to a short first toe, and how it forces weight to bear on to the second and third toes causing impingement and pain from the nerves affecting the toe. A detailed description from Wikipedia can be found by clicking on this link. While it is true that massaging the front of the bottom of the foot between the toes can help relieve the pain and discomfort, Read More »