Neuromas of the foot can be extremely painful — Be sure to get the proper podiatric care in Colorado Springs
Here’s what you should know about getting board-certified Colorado Springs Morton’s Neuroma treatment at Intermountain Foot & Ankle:
Morton’s Neuroma is a condition where nerves are squeezed between to bones rubbing together, usually between the third and fourth toes. Tissues (non-cancerous) build up in the nerves that run up and in between the foot’s longer bones.
Morton’s Neuroma can be quite painful and uncomfortable and may cause swelling, particularly while standing or walking for long durations. If the condition is severe, the toes may feel like they’re tingling, burning, or numb.
If you think you may be suffering from Morton’s Neuroma, you can get help from a podiatrist. Podiatrists are specifically trained to treat foot conditions such as neuromas. Treatment which may include rest, wearing special footwear, pain medications (such as cortisone injections) or surgery. To best assure a favorable outcome for any medical procedure, it’s important for you to be an advocate for your own health. Ask a lot of questions about your care and follow medical instructions carefully.
If you want to research more information about neuromas, you can visit the American Podiatric Medical Association’s website.
VIDEO: Morton’s Neuroma
In this video, Dr. Berg, explains what to expect when evaluating and treating Morton’s Neuroma:
How to Get Help
To schedule an appointment to see Dr. Kerry Berg at Intermountain Foot & Ankle Associates, PC, for your Morton’s neuroma evaulation and treatment, please call 719-594-9920.