Published January 26, 2014
Did you know you have 26 bones, 33 joints and more than 100 muscles in your foot? With such a complex structure, it’s no wonder foot pain is so common.
We recently got this question from a viewer in Texas:
Hello Dr. Manny,
I've just been diagnosed with Morton's Neuroma in my left foot, and it's very painful. What are my treatment options?
Morton’s Neuroma is caused by a thickening of the tissue around one of the nerves that leads out to your toes. It usually happens between the third and fourth toes, and can sometimes feel like a pebble stuck in your sock.
Risk factors for the condition include:
Treatment options for Morton’s Neuroma depend on the severity of your symptoms, but here are some options your doctor may suggest:
Talk to your doctor to decide on the best treatment option for you.
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