... om the location. It is not unusual for either heat or ice to help temporarily. The neuroma gets inflamed by pressure, so wearing very cushioned shoes with plenty of toe room that doesn't squeeze your foot helps. No high heels! Antiinflammatories like Naproxen or Ibuprofen can help too. ... (8 replies)
Apologies for asking again, but I still have the same questions, which didn't seem answered. Since my orig post, I've seen another pod, and he said that aspiration wouldn't help.
He also said that surgery would not be major, but when I asked if ever seen a bursa in this location, he said no, so I'm wondering how common such surgery is?
Anyone had similar problem... (14 replies)
... Dancin boots, what sort of injection did you get for the scar tissue? ... (22 replies)
... I was going to say Morton's Neuroma. That's exactly what hurts on my left foot. It hurts right between the third and 4th toe actually. That and under the ball of the foot right at that same location or just right between the too, right exactly underneath where they meet. The 4th toe hurts and the little pinky goes numb. ... (4 replies)
... Let me introduce myself first and tell about my other than foot problems in a brief words, because it may be relevant, I don't know. ... (0 replies)
... Recently I woke up in the middle of the night with a "stabbing" pain in between the ball and arch of my left foot. ... (1 replies)
... A few years back my foot began to hurt in late November. By the end of December it has not gone away, so I saw my orthopedic who I had seen previously for achilles tendonitis. ... (4 replies)
... ave the same issue, in both feet. I was told by my doctor that the bunionectomy was supposed to help with the sesamoid pain as the sesamoid bones are pulled out of alignment when the bunion grows. ... (1 replies)
... that my doctor has been at a conference for the past two weeks and her staff took vacations as well. Hmmm...wouldn't it have been considerate to leave some sort of message on the phone to let us know? ... (29 replies)
... A neuroma is an abnormality of a nerve that has been damaged either by trauma or as a result of an abnormality of foot function. The most common location of neuromas is in the ball of the foot. In this area the nerve can become pinched and inflamed by the abnormal movement of the bones in the ball of the foot. ... (11 replies)
... This may sound like a stupid question. How do you get feeling from a nerve that has been cut? I had neuroma surgery in February and I think I have that feeling. I get the sharp pain but not the shock feeling going up my leg. (13 replies)
... Well my sensation was way beyond burning. It was pain, bad pain towards the end localized to where the neuroma was, between 3rd and 4rth tow in the ball of the foot. I understand that, that is by far the most common location. ... (13 replies)
... This is my first post. I felt compelled to leave some information here as I have been very grateful reviewing the kind comments of others prior to undergoing left foot great toe cheilectomy. I am a health care professional and undertook the surgery with a lot of trepdidation. ... (6 replies)
... Around the middle of November 2003 my foot was sore and I limped. By New Year's I saw my Orthopedic. He put me on Vioxx. But after 5 visits and 3 months, I could tell he was unsure about my foot. ... (14 replies)