Morton’s Neuroma

Morton's Neuroma and Your Feet

Morton’s Neuroma is a common foot condition characterized by pain and swelling in the ball of the foot, between the third and fourth toes. It’s caused by bones in your feet squeezing a nerve. Symptoms include a sharp, burning pain and possibly separation between the affected toes.

Why Footwear Matters

Wearing properly fitting shoes and slippers with a wide, deep toe box can alleviate the discomfort associated with Morton’s Neuroma. Your podiatrist might also recommend a customized insert.

Dr. Comfort footwear is designed and manufactured with the input of board-certified podiatrists. Our inserts can be professionally customized to accommodate a variety of foot conditions, including Morton’s Neuroma.

What Else You Can Do

To reduce the pain associated with Morton’s Neuroma,
follow these simple tips:

• Avoid shoes that are too tight in the toe area.
• Avoid high heels, too.
• Ice and elevate the inflamed foot when possible.
• Wear clean, dry socks that fit.

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