Morton’s Neuroma Support at Orthotics Plus
Morton’s Neuroma presents as pain in the ball of the foot, commonly between the 3rd and 4th metatarsal heads.
There are many nerves which pass from the foot to the toes. The major nerve is called the plantar digital nerve. A neuroma is a thickening of the tissue which surrounds this nerve. A Mortons Neuroma is a neuroma in the plantar digital nerve. Symptoms which develop include:
- Burning pain in the ball of the foot which may radiate to the toes
- Numbness or strange sensation in the toes
- Pain which worsens when wearing tight footwear
Morton’s Neuroma can be clearly identified by doing the squeeze test. This compresses the painful nerve and simulates the pain that is felt.
Morton’s Neuroma can commonly be treated using:
To determine the most appropriate treatment for you, we recommend booking an initial consultation to discuss your concerns in more detail.