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... for the first time, really, and I saw a podiatrist who immediately suggested a cortisone injection. It didn't help at first but a few weeks later seemed to have done some good so I forgot about it. ... (2 replies)
... Hi- I'm new to this board. So glad I found this community. A year ago I had surgery on both feet for Morton's neuromas (2 neuromas in each foot; each was the size of a marble). My DPM said I'd be healed in 3 months, but post-op standing was painful for me. He suggested cortisone injections; I had a total of 4. Prior to the surgeries I hadn't gone barefoot in years,... (11 replies)
... The cortisone injections were the worst possible thing that could have been done. It disolves fat and there is no remedy. Injections to replacee fat don't work. ... (11 replies)

... I received multiple cortisone injections to relieve my pain last year. They did not help. ... (11 replies)
... I have zero fat pad. Mine was thin to begin with and I was told too many cortisone shots caused mine. They told me they cant' do anything about it. ... (3 replies)
... Anyone who has fat pad atrophy after any kind of injections, cortisone, alcohol... when does fat pad atrophy happen? ... (1 replies)
Fat pad atrophy
Oct 11, 2010
... Hi Sharon, To answer your questions...I had my surgery from the tops of my feet. Two incisions on each foot to remove neuromas between 2 & 3 and 3 & 4. I began healing at an amazing rate and was even walking without the use of a walker within a week. Two weeks later I was walking without the boots. My healing progressed rapidly for about a month when I plateaued and... (48 replies)
Fat pad atrophy
Oct 9, 2010
... The first surgery for a neuroma removal should be from the top. Should there be a stump neuroma later or some other issue that requires going back in at the same spot, that procedure should be done from the bottom (per my surgeon who is world class, former editor of the foot & ankle journal, foot guy for the one time most aclaimed sports med practice in the country, etc). ... (48 replies)
Fat pad atrophy
Oct 9, 2010
... Well Leslie, mine thank God hasn't progressed to your point and I'm grateful for these posts regarding the cortisone injections saved me. In 04' I had a neuroma removed through the top of my foot only to end up with the dreaded stump. ... (48 replies)
Fat pad atrophy
Oct 4, 2010
... Sassy That's the problem... I'm not seeing anyone at the present time. I don't know where to go for help. NO ONE seems to know anything. I have been to at least 7 podiatrists including the one who did my neuroma surgery 2 1/2 years ago, went to physical therapy, had acupuncture treatments, and not one of these docs seem to be able to help me. All any of them have done was... (48 replies)
Fat pad atrophy
Sep 22, 2010
... I've already been injected with cortisone more times than I can count. I've also had the sclerosing done to treat stump neuromas that came back after the surgery. ... (48 replies)
Fat pad atrophy
May 4, 2010
... m a very healthy and fit 42 year old woman who has no family history of foot problems or fat pad atrophy. The only correlation that I have been able to find is cortisone shots. I've had at least 6 injections in each foot over the past two years to treat inflammation that was diagnosed as arthritis or capsulitis. ... (4 replies)
... and muscle. I'm not sure how much the iontophoresis contributed to the atrophy in your knee or how far the steroid in the pad can travel through skin and fat. ... (8 replies)
... I was given a cortizone injection into my left knee and had about 2 months of physical therapy receiving iontopherisis with what I believe to be a type of liquid cortisone placed on the pads. ... (8 replies)
... i think we all are getting thinning fat pads. insert gels, orthodics may help. i have never heard of injections in the feet other than cortisone. botox will take out the wrinkles! (5 replies)
... ng for the ball of foot and heel as well as a comfortable pair of shoes. But in my case, nothing I've tried has alleviated the pain. I think in my situation, the cortisone that was injected damaged more than just the fat pad, and that's why I have so much pain in that foot, even when I'm not walking. ... (5 replies)
... Don't get another cortisone shot, no matter how bad your pain is. ... (10 replies)
... Thanks for the response Bobbyf. I am at a loss. I am unable to carry out my daily 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. I love Chippewah Falls by the way. We vacation in Chetek Wisconsin... (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. ... (10 replies)
... That podiatrist who gave me cortisone injections is from the "old school." I've been to other podiatrists who said that they would NEVER had injected my foot with cortisone. ... (8 replies)

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