Excision of Mortons Neuromas
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Morton's neuroma is an enlarged nerve, compressed or pinched between the bones and the ligament that holds them together. This procedure eases the pain by releasing pressure from the nerve or removing the nerve.
What is an excision of Morton's neuroma?
This detailed video explains the entire process of an excision of Morton's neuroma, including preparation, incision, nerve cut, nerve left intact, end of procedure and after care. The incision is closed with stitches and a bandage is applied. A post-operative shoe is worn until the stitches are removed in 10-14 days. Most people can comfortably wear a normal walking shoe after three weeks.