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... I am in the same situation that you may all be in, just a different part of the body. I had a volleyball injury on my inner left knee and was later diagnosed with bursitus. ... (8 replies)
... Anyway, this injection helped a little. ... (28 replies)
... It's great that you are looking into different types of treatments for your neuroma. Please leave surgery as your absolute last option. I'm not sure that accupuncture can help shrink a neuroma...I don't think it can.. ... (8 replies)

... I'm sorry to learn that a cortisone shot worsened your condition. I'm not surprised, though, because the 2 cortisone shots I received caused permanent fat pad atrophy on the bottom of my foot. ... (8 replies)
... my foot. However, I recently went to a University podiatrist who noticed the atrophy, and he said that there is nothing I can have done to replace the fat in the ball of my foot. I'm praying every day that the atrophy stops. It would be great if the fat came back, like yours did. ... (8 replies)
... Following an injection of cortisone on the top of my foot in the first intermetatarsal space, I started noticing the fat pad in the ball of my foot, located directly below the injection site, starting to atrophy and become reddened. As the weeks go on, the fat pad atrophy is continuing. ... (8 replies)
... I have had 7 cotisone shots in the past 2 months between my toes and in ball of foot. The doctor will numb area with a spray and inject. It is just like getting a flu shot a little pinch and that is it . You can leave. ... (5 replies)
... I also have same problem. Ultrassound test said I have neuroma huge 15mm and 10mm for both foot but first MRI said very small neuroma or something. Tried cortisone injection and alcohol injections, but no relief at all. April, another MRI but it said no neuroma and degeneration capsule and very small capsualr tear. ... (14 replies)
... I guess that it's difficult to say pros vs. con. I think that I'm glad that I got it removed, but walking on the now healed ball still hurts. I think that this is because now that the bursa is gone, there's less fatty padding in that area. ... (14 replies)
... I am having a similar problem and is seeing an orthopeadic surgent tomorrow, with the aim of establishing do I need surgery. Had a cortisone injection taht only seemed to aggravate the condition. ... (14 replies)
... but I don't know anything about the process of iontophoresis to help you. ... (8 replies)
... Each injection relieved pain for about 6 months or so, then I would go in and get another. With the last injection in the left joint, it didn't last but about 3 weeks. That is when I decided to do the surgery. ... (28 replies)
... work routine with the pain I'm currently in...but don't want long term side effects like the one you mentioned above. More people are encouraging me to get the injection than to not get it....but I have major reservations. ... (10 replies)
... The problem with cortisone is that you could be trading temporary relief for long term damage to your foot. Atrophy of the fat pad in the heel or ball of foot can be caused by cortisone injections, esp. Kenalog. They like to say it takes repeated injections, and that it is rare from a single injection. ... (10 replies)
... said the newest and best way to treat a neuroma is the medrol dose pack combined with ionto which attacks the neuroma without the negative potential side effects of the shot. Wish all the pods took their CEU credits and kept up with the latest treatments. ... (8 replies)
... I am also getting iontophoresis for a morton's neuroma and it is working better that the one cortisone shot I received that worsened my condition significantly. ... (8 replies)
... I have had one cortisone shot in my left foot and 2 in my right foot. I am going to get my third next week. I have not had any side effects from these injections personally. ... (8 replies)
... Like you I had pronation problems and bone spurs in my big toe joint. It turns out that the bone spurs were the least of my problems although they bothered me the most for awhile...I ended up having surgery to reconstruct my foot 10 weeks ago. ... (27 replies)
... s scan 9 months ago when I had a huge amount of pain, but it showed only swelling under ball of foot. ... (0 replies)
... the remainder of my muscles, joints, tendons etc have always been healthy. I can't even remember ever having a sprain. ... (1 replies)

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