Having pains and discomforts in the feet are not uncommon when you are spending hours on end standing at a counter or walking around as you go about your day. Nevertheless, discomfort or pain at the balls of your feet may suggest that something more serious is going on, especially when said symptoms refuses to go away. If you are feeling a tingling pin and needle sensation or that nagging feeling that you have a stone caught in your shoe, you may have a condition called “Morton’s Neuroma”.

What causes Morton’s Neuroma?

The condition establishes on the bottom of the foot and impacts the ball and the toes. The foot has many nerves that help you to stay balanced and prevent falls. When one of these nerves going through the ball of the foot becomes damaged or inflamed, severe leg pain may set in.

In most cases, Morton’s Neuroma can be a temporary problem linked to a particular activity or a set of shoes you might wear routinely. Experts on Morton’s Neuroma Orthotics are not sure what exactly triggers Morton’s Neuroma, but it appears to develop as an outcome of irritation, pressure or injury to one of the nerves surrounding the toes.

Women are more likely to get Morton’s Neuroma than men at a ratio of 3 to 4.  It can happen at any age although it frequently affects people between the ages of 40 to 50 years old.

You would do well to see a doctor if you are experiencing any of the following symptoms:

Brent Goddard – Podiatrist, discusses treatment options for Metatarsalgia and Morton’s Neuroma

Physical therapy and other treatment options for Morton’s Neuroma

Are you worried that you may have Morton’s Neuroma? No need to fret, there are some basic treatments available, and in most cases, it is all that is ever required to reverse the condition.

Such treatments include:

Is the pain and tingling in your feet making it difficult to go through your day? We at “Modpod Sports Podiatry” can help! Call us today on 1300 809 874 and arrange a consultation with one of our reputable podiatric physicians.

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