Foot & Ankle Treatment

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Morton’s Neuroma

Overview of Morton's Neuroma Morton's neuroma is one cause of metatarsalgia, which is pain in the ball of the foot. In 1876, Thomas Morton described it. It is due to inflammation of a nerve in the foot. The inflammation is caused by entrap¬ment of the nerve under the metatarsal heads. "Neuroma" means nerve tumor. Tumor [...]

Morton’s Neuroma

Plantar Fasciitis

What is Plantar Fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common conditions causing heel pain. The condition involves inflammation of the plantar fascia -- a tough, fibrous band of tissue that runs along the sole of the foot with attachments to the calcaneus (or heel bone) and to the base of the toes. The [...]

Plantar Fasciitis

Bunions

What is a Bunion? A bunion (hallux valgus) is an enlargement of the bone or tissue around a joint at the base of the big toe or at the base of the little toe (in which case it is called a "bunionette" or "tailor's bunion"). Bunions often occur when the joint is stressed over a [...]

Bunions