Morton’s Neuroma

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

What is Morton’s Neuroma?

Morton’s neuroma is sometimes referred to as Morton’s metatarsalgia, because a true tumor is not believed to be present.  The term neuroma is typically used to refer to a tumor.  But, in this condition, a bundle of tissue fibers presses on nerve tissues.  Basically, it is a pinched nerve. 

mortons neuroma

What are the symptoms of Morton’s Neuroma?

The usual symptoms are numbness and/or pain in the second, third and/or fourth toes.  A “pins and needles” feeling is … Read the Full Article

Ball-of-Foot Pain

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

What is Metatarsalgia?

Metatarsalgia or ball-of-foot pain is something that many people experience from time to time.  It is more common in some people than others.  Here you can learn how to identify the area, find the causes, treat them and avoid the pain in the future. 

What is the Ball of the Foot?

If you look at the bottom of your foot, you will see the area where the bases of the toes meet the rest of the foot.  … Read the Full Article