A pain in the foot does not necessarily mean that you have Morton’s Neuroma. It could be other similar conditions like capsulitis, intermetatarsal bursitis or Freiberg’s disease which would also give you similar symptoms like the ones you find in Morton’s Nueroma. The real reason for the foot pain can not be known without having it properly diagnosed.
There are a few steps a podiatrist normally follows to make sure that the pain you feel in your foot is from the Morton’s Neuroma condition. This usually includes Rubbing the area to bring forth any kind of pain or sensation. The doctor may even squeeze the toes from side to side or try to feel the neuroma by pressing a thumb between the third and fourth toe spaces called the third interspace.
A sure sign that someone has a Morton’s Neuroma is the Mulder’s sign. Read the rest of this entry »
It is still a dilemma for most doctors as to what exactly Morton’s Neuroma is caused by. This pain in the forefoot could be a result of some irritation, injury or pressure. The most common reasons of this foot condition is wearing shoes that do not fit and/or high heel shoes, being involved in high-impact athletic activities, or injuring your foot. In some other cases, it could be a result of flatfeet, excessive flexibility, hammertoes, or bunions. Whatever the reason, it is best to treat it at the earliest sign of symptoms. Read the rest of this entry »
Here are a few things you can do on your own to help prevent and relieve the pain of Morton’s Neuroma
- Get New Shoes . Stop using shoes with have raised heels. Also shoes must have ample room in the toes and not be confining at all. we recommend flats to reduce pain and pressure or wide widths would be perfect
- Anti-Inflammatory Over the counter medications like advil or motron or Herbal Anti inflation pills can help relieve pain and pressure. Make sure you are healthy enough to take these medications as they carry their own risks also. Read the rest of this entry »
Morton’s Neuroma is a condition where there is an enlarged nerve occurring between the third and fourth toes. This junction where two nerves meet each other could be quite a problem for some people because it is bigger in size than the meeting points of other nerves. The Morton’s Neuroma is also caused because the spot lies inside the subcutaneous tissue, quite close to an artery and vein and also above the fat pad of the foot. Read the rest of this entry »