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Neuroma

graphic showing how a neuroma looks like under the skin

What is Neuroma?

Neuroma is swelling of nerve or tissue around the nerve. Located in the ball of the foot, which usually occurs between the toes. 

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Causes:

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  • Activities like running, skiing, ballet, and sports that amplify pressure repeatedly on the ball of the foot.

  • Shoes being too tight

  • High Heels

  • Flat Feet

  • High Arches

  • Bunions

  • Hammer Toes​

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Symptoms:

 

  • Swelling

  • Diffculty walking from pain

  • Burning Pain in the ball of the foot

  • Numbness in the toes

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Treatments:

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  • Placement of metatarsal pads by a specialist and given prescription,

  • Cortisone injections in the location of the pain.

  • Surgical removal of the Neuroma.

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Doctor Using Digital Tablet

Make an appointment

Our podiatrists will advice you with the best treatments for Neuroma. 

Please call us to schedule an appointment at 559-436-4820 

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