Morton’s Neuroma

Morton’s neuroma

Morton’s neuroma is a common foot condition that can cause pain, numbness, and tingling in the toes. At Sydney Wide Podiatry, we specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of Morton’s neuroma, using the latest techniques and technologies to provide effective relief to our patients.

Toe deformities – hammer toes, claw toes
Morton’s neuroma

What is Morton’s neuroma?

Morton’s neuroma is a thickening of the tissue that surrounds the nerves leading to the toes, most commonly between the third and fourth toes. This can cause compression of the nerves, leading to pain, numbness, and tingling in the affected area. Morton’s neuroma can also cause a sensation of a lump or pebble in the shoe, and patients may experience worsening symptoms with activities such as walking or running.


Causes of Morton’s neuroma may include:

  • Wearing shoes that are too tight or narrow, or that have high heels
  • Repeated stress or trauma to the affected area
  • Certain foot deformities, such as flat feet or high arches


Treatment for Morton’s neuroma

At Sydney Wide Podiatry, we offer a range of treatments for Morton’s neuroma, depending on the severity of the condition and the patient’s individual needs. Some of our most common treatments for Morton’s neuroma include:

  • Wearing properly fitting shoes with a roomy toe box and low heels
  • Using orthotic inserts or pads to cushion the affected area and reduce pressure
  • Anti-inflammatory medications or corticosteroid injections to reduce inflammation and pain
  • Physical therapy to improve flexibility and reduce pain
  • Surgery to remove the affected tissue (in severe cases)


Why choose Sydney Wide Podiatry for Morton’s neuroma treatment?

At Sydney Wide Podiatry, our experienced podiatrists are dedicated to providing the highest level of care to our patients with Morton’s neuroma. We use the latest techniques and technologies to diagnose and treat this condition, and we work closely with our patients to develop a personalized treatment plan that meets their unique needs. Our goal is to provide effective relief to our patients and help them get back to their daily activities with minimal discomfort.

If you are experiencing symptoms of Morton’s neuroma, don’t wait to seek treatment. Contact Sydney Wide Podiatry today to schedule a consultation and take the first step towards finding relief from this condition.

This page is intended for informational use only and not medical advise. Please call our office to schedule an appointment.

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