... I don't know what you searched, but I just typed in "bursa under ball of foot" and pulled up a lot of info immediatly. ... (14 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)
... One summer, several years ago, I started having pain under the ball of my left foot. I saw a podiatrist, and he tried a shot, which didn't help. ... (14 replies)
... inch heel, which forces all my weight onto the balls of my feet. I bought padding for the balls of the feet, but they only helped a little. ... (2 replies)
... I have the same problem as you have with a long history, so far I am sorry to say have not been able to find a shoe thar doesn't hurt the ball of my foot. I just started having an additional problem with tingling coming from the ball of my left foot and it is running up to my shin. ... (11 replies)
... Has anyone else experienced this type of pain, post Lapidus? ... (2 replies)
... What kind of pain did you have before the surgery? ... (14 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. ... (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)
... I also had the same problem with an ortho surgeon. Over a year ago when my problem started that is who I went to see. This group of orthos are very well respected in my area. They pretty much blew me off. ... (14 replies)
... No, I haven't used him. I'm in Alabama and have a world class guy here who has done all my foot work. I've just read a lot about Myerson and some people on here have used him. ... (14 replies)
... I did some brief searching, and he sounds very reputable. Have you been or are you one of his patients? ... (14 replies)
... Actually, Dr Mark Myerson in Baltimore has an excellent reputation. He has operated on several of the Ravens. ... (14 replies)
Ahh. Understood, and agreed re. "not to be taken lightly".
I do live in N. VA, near DC, so we have the Redskins here, but I've looked for ortho surgeons who specialize in "ankle and feet", but from what I've been able to find, they seem to do more with ankles.
Also, I did get some recommendations for a couple of them from my primary doctor awhile ago, and... (14 replies)
... That's why I said to find that kind of doctor...to determine if this is really what's going on or not. ... (14 replies)
... because of position of the injury on my foot i.e. ... (0 replies)
... I am lucky enough to not really have any foot problems, but yesterday I noticed something weird. ... (1 replies)
... I had an Austin Akin procedure with the 2nd metatarsal shortened. I was having pain in the ball of the foot and not the bunion. Didn't have anything done with 5th toe. I was wondering if he did the wrong procedure and I should have had the lapidus procedure. ... (41 replies)
... If your big toe is still somewhat crooked and pain is under the ball of the foot and is stiff then it could be that the sesamoid bone is scarred down and not gliding like it should and is still pulling the toe sideways. ... (41 replies)