A patient came in for foot pain and complained of a feeling of something inside the ball of her foot. She noted that the symptoms began gradually and progressively worsened, keeping her from standing at work. She worked as a hotel manager, and her heels would often aggravate the pain in her foot. After pursuing treatment with us, we were able to establish a care plan that got her back to her usual routine, and nothing can stand in her way.
A neuroma is a thickening of nerve tissue that can develop in various parts of the body, creating nerve damage. Morton’s neuroma is the most common neuroma in the foot. It occurs at the base of the third and fourth toes.
If you have Morton’s neuroma, you will likely experience the following symptoms: