Morton's neuroma


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Morton's neuroma

[¦mȯrt·ənz nə′rō·mə]
(medicine)
The thickening of the third intermetatarsal nerve over a period of years, causing a small benign fusiform tumor to eventually form in the space between the third and fourth toes, symptoms include painful burning, tingling, and numbness between the third and fourth toes, often accompanied by radiating electric-like shocks.
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Having been a victim of Morton's neuroma, one of The Centre for Morton's Neuroma founders, Dr.
The Morton's neuroma is much better, but it still feels like a wad in the bottom of my right foot.
Morton's Neuroma - also known as Morton's Metatarsalgia - is a thickening along the tissue that surrounds nerve endings leading to the toes.
Q FOLLOWING several months of severe pain in my left foot and unsuccessful treatment by a chiropodist, my doctor finally referred me to hospital and I had an operation to remove a Morton's neuroma.
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The product will be able to help patients suffering from pain as a result of conditions such as Morton's neuroma affecting the ball of the foot, amputations or other nerve damage in the foot.
What you are experiencing strongly resembles Morton's neuroma.
Jones was found to be suffering from Morton's Neuroma - a thickening of the tissue that surrounds the digital nerve leading to the toes.
Burning pain and difficulty walking could be from Morton's neuroma - a condition which affects the nerves in the foot.
While the most impressive results from the use of this testing have been in the treatment of patients with diabetes, specifically testing for diabetic neuropathy, the test can also help evaluate difficult clinical problems such as, Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome, Morton's Neuroma, Plantar Fasciitis, and nerve problems of the foot.
The most common occurrence is called Morton's neuroma, which develops at the base of the third and fourth toes.
But aside from their aesthetic appeal, the unique shoes will also aid Jones' performance, as the creator, Ace - Feet in Motion, discovered that the Wales international suffers from a condition called Morton's Neuroma - a thickening of tissue close to the toe nerves - and that this is compounded by the width of his size 14 feet.