What is it?

A Morton’s Neuroma is a thickened nerve that presents between the long bones (metatarsals) of your foot. Although they can occur between any of these long bones, the most common location is between the 3rd and 4th metatarsal heads.

Despite being variable between patients, the most common presenting complaints are:

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How is it diagnosed?

A thorough clinical musculoskeletal examination will generally be sufficient for the diagnosis of a Morton’s Neuroma. Depending on the severity of your symptoms, you may be referred for an ultrasound to confirm the diagnosis or to rule out further pathology.

How did I get it?

Plantar Fasciitis can be caused by many factors. Most patients with heel pain often have a combination of the following risk factors:

  • Rest/Ice
  • In-shoe Padding
  • Strapping
  • Footwear advice
  • Foot Mobilisation Therapy
  • Custom orthotics
  • Corticosteroid injections
  • Surgery
  • Shockwave Therapy
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