Morton's Neuroma

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This condition is a thickening of the nerve sheath that surrounds a nerve in the ball of the foot. It most commonly develops between the third and fourth toes. It also commonly occurs between the second and third toes.

What is Morton's neuroma?

This detailed video describes the condition of Morton's neuroma, including its causes, symptoms, and treatment. Treatment depends on the severity of the neuroma. Conservative treatment options include flat shoes with roomy toe boxes, and the use of inserts, pads or cushions. If these options are not successful, surgery may be needed to decompress the nerve or to remove the enlarged portion.