Morton’s Neuroma the compression of nerves, most commonly between the 3rd and 4th metatarsal bones. This can be due to a weak arch, a benign tumor, a buildup of scar tissue, or improper footwear. Rest, metatarsal pads, taping, or orthotics can often resolve the problem.
What is it?
Morton’s Neuroma is neural pain resulting from compression of a nerve between the 3rd and 4th metatarsal bones of the foot.
Common Signs & Symptoms:
Common symptoms of Morton’s Neuroma include neural pain near or on the 3rd or 4th metatarsals, in the form of pins and needles.
Common Assessments: Assessment of Morton’s Neuroma involves testing of pain levels and location, signs of neural pain such as tingling or pins and needles, a positive Morton’s test, and evaluation of foot biomechanics.
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