Morton’s neuroma is a benign growth of nerve tissue between the third and fourth toes.
- Injury or irritation of the nerve
- Repeated pressure on the nerve due to athletic activities
- Foot abnormalities like bunions, hammertoes, flatfeet, etc.
- High heeled or ill-fitting shoes
- Pain between the third and fourth toes
- Increase in pain on putting pressure
- Tingling or numbness
- Arch support for flat feet
- Comfortable and well fitting shoes
- Corticosteroid injections to reduce inflammation
- Alcohol injections to reduce pain
- Surgery to remove or release the affected nerve
- Avoid ill-fitting shoes
- Avoid high heels