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Ball of Foot Pain / Foot Neuroma

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Updated:

March 31, 2024

What is Neuroma?

Foot Neuroma

Neuroma, also known as Morton’s Neuroma, is a pinched nerve, or benign growth of nerve tissue characterized by pain in the ball of foot (typically between the third and fourth toes). Individuals suffering from neuroma often aching pain between the toes while walking.
Neuromas are often associated with:

  • Bunions
  • Hammer Toes Pain
  • Pronated/”Flat Feet”
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How We Treat Neuroma

Treatment for neuroma can be either conservative or surgical depending on the severity of the issue and the lifestyle and background of the patient.

Conservative Neuroma Treatment Options

Advancements in Sclerosing Injections for neuromas have a very high success rate for permanent treatment.
Other conservative treatment options for neuromas include adding arch supports and orthotics for shoes to relieve pressure, practicing physical therapy such as stretching exercises and massage, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and rest.

Surgical Treatment for Neuroma

Surgical treatment options for neuroma include removing part of the nerve tissue through neurectomy, freezing the nerves using cryogenic neuroablation, and decompression surgery which relieves pressure on the nerve by carefully severing certain ligaments.

Recovery time for nerve decompression is fairly quick, with weight-bearing possible right after surgery. For neurectomy, recovery can range from 3 to 6 weeks depending on the location of the incision.
Patients should limit activities and elevate their feet as often as possible after all surgical treatments.

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Insurance Coverage for Ball of Foot Pain/Neuroma

When considering treatment for pain in the ball or neuroma, understanding insurance coverage is crucial. Most insurance plans cover treatments ranging from conservative therapies to surgical interventions, depending on the necessity and the specific terms of the policy.

At Modern Foot & Ankle, we work closely with a wide range of insurance providers to ensure our patients receive the comprehensive care they require. For a list of providers we accept, please visit our insurance page for more information.

Why Choose Modern Foot & Ankle for Your Care

Choosing the right care for foot pain and neuromas can significantly affect your recovery and overall health. At Modern Foot & Ankle, we stand out for our exceptional care and comprehensive treatment options. Here's why you should consider us:

Expertise in Podiatry

Our team comprises leaders in podiatry, proficient in diagnosing and treating a range of foot conditions, including Morton's neuroma and ball of foot pain relief.

Cutting-Edge Treatments

We're at the forefront of podiatric medicine, offering advanced treatments like sclerosing injections and cryogenic neuroablation to effectively manage pain and relieve symptoms.

Tailored Care Approach

We believe in the importance of personalized care. Every patient receives a customized treatment plan designed for immediate relief and prevention of future problems.

Modern Facilities

Our clinics are outfitted with the latest in diagnostic and treatment technology, guaranteeing top-tier care.

Transparent Billing & Insurance Navigation

We ensure our services are accessible by offering clear billing practices and assisting with insurance queries.

In Summary

  1. Addressing foot neuroma, particularly Morton's neuroma, is critical due to the severe pain and discomfort it can cause in the ball of the foot.
  2. Modern Foot & Ankle discusses various treatment options, from conservative methods to surgical interventions, emphasizing the importance of custom-tailored care.
  3. The role of wearing shoes that properly support the metatarsal bones and alleviate extra pressure is crucial, especially for those with foot deformities or who carry excess weight.
  4. High heels and shoes that do not fit well can exacerbate conditions leading to burning pain, shooting pain, and discomfort in the big toe and second toe.
  5. Our goal is to alleviate symptoms and enhance quality of life through expert care, innovative treatments, and comprehensive support. Visit our website for more information on how we can help with your foot pain and neuroma needs.

The information on our website is intended for general informational and educational purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice. For any health-related concerns, we strongly recommend consulting with a healthcare professional. Please note that any reliance on the information found on our site is solely at your own risk. For more details, please see our Medical Disclaimer.

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