Posts in the morton’s neuroma category

Footsurgery News 13 Jul | '2018

Morton’s Neuroma: what do you need to know

  1. What is Morton’s neuroma?

A neuroma is a thickening of nerve tissue and Morton’s neuroma is a swollen, inflamed common digital nerve located between the bones at the ball of the foot. The most common location is in second (between second and third metatarsal) and third (between third and fourth metatarsals) spaces. This can cause a sharp, burning pain in the ball of your foot and sometimes the pain radiates to the toes.

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Footsurgery News 13 Feb | '2018

Bursitis foot Brisbane & Gold Coast

An intermetatarsal bursitis is a common cause of foot pain that is reported in females more than males. The high incidence of bursitis is attributed mainly to the anatomy of the female foot as well as lifestyle choices such as the prolonged use of higher heeled shoes or long hours of standing in occupations such as the retail industry. Unfortunately, poorly managed foot pain caused by bursitis can also aggravate the risk of developing other disorders, such as neuromasRead More

Footsurgery News 31 Jan | '2018

Morton’s Neuroma surgery

Morton’s Neuroma surgery is an excellent option for people who suffer from this debilitating condition, despite non-surgical treatments being unsuccessful. There are, however, certain risks that must be discussed with the patient if considering undergoing Morton’s Neuroma surgery.

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Footsurgery News 23 Jan | '2018

Bursitis foot Gold Coast

An intermetatarsal bursitis is a common cause of foot pain that is reported in females more than males. The high incidence of bursitis is attributed mainly to the anatomy of the female foot as well as lifestyle choices such as the prolonged use of higher heeled shoes or long hours of standing in occupations such as the retail industry. Unfortunately, poorly managed foot pain caused by bursitis can also aggravate the risk of developing other disorders, such as neuromasRead More

Footsurgery News 23 Jan | '2018

Bursitis foot cortisone injection

An intermetatarsal bursitis is a common cause of foot pain that is reported in females more than males. The high incidence of bursitis is attributed mainly to the anatomy of the female foot as well as lifestyle choices such as the prolonged use of higher heeled shoes or long hours of standing in occupations such as the retail industry. Unfortunately, poorly managed foot pain caused by bursitis can also aggravate the risk of developing other disorders, such as neuromas

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Footsurgery News 21 Jan | '2018

Bursitis foot surgery

Intermetatarsal bursitis is a common cause of foot pain that is reported in females more than males. This high incidence is attributed mainly to the anatomy of the female foot as well as lifestyle choices such as the prolonged use of higher heeled shoes or long hours of standing in occupations such as the retail industry. Unfortunately, poorly managed foot pain can also aggravate the risk of developing other disorders such as neuromasRead More

Footsurgery News 21 Jan | '2018

Why do I have a Morton’s neuroma?

Why do I have Morton’s neuroma? A Morton’s neuroma usually presents with particular symptoms: pain goes away if you take off shoes, pain comes and goes, and people sometimes say it feels like a sock is scrunched up in their shoe or that they are walking on a pebble. There is often pain shooting into the toes.Read More

Footsurgery News 22 Oct | '2017

Foot pain when walking

Foot pain when walking is a problem for one-quarter of adults and is known to impact on balance and gait and health-related quality of life. Foot pain when walking can be fixed, although it depends on what is causing the pain. The ten most common reasons for foot pain when walking is:Read More

Footsurgery News 24 May | '2017

Can all podiatrists do surgery?

Yes – all podiatrists are trained in the use of local anaesthetic and scalpel blade techniques. However, most podiatrists will only perform surgery of the nails and skin, such as ingrown toenails and excision of plantar warts. Nationally, there are 35 specialist podiatric surgeons and Dr Kim is the only one of podiatric surgeons in Queensland – who is registered to be able to perform more advanced surgery. Read More