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... ow if this is a serious situation or not...I'm still waiting to see my podiatrist to discuss the results of the MRI. My 1st MRI was done last December before any cortisone was injected and no edema appeared on the MRI at that time. I'm worried about the edema, even though it appears as mild on the MRI. ... (1 replies)
... 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)
... 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'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. My aunt's friend just received a cortisone injection in the ankle area, and now her ankle feels so much worse. ... (8 replies)
... Don't get another cortisone shot, no matter how bad your pain is. ... (10 replies)
... using discomfort when I walk because I don't have as much cushioning as I did before the injections. My podiatrist never mentioned any of the negative aspects of cortisone injections. ... (0 replies)
... Anyone who has fat pad atrophy after any kind of injections, cortisone, alcohol... when does fat pad atrophy happen? ... (1 replies)
... y 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)
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)
... I tell everyone to stay away from cortisone injections. A podiatrist injected me twice and now the fat pad on the ball of my foot has thinned out so that now I'm walking on bone. ... (7 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
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 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)


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