Foot disorders starting with N

Neuroma Surgery

A neuroma is an abnormality of a nerve that has been damaged either by trauma or as a result of an abnormality of foot function. The most common location of neuromas is in the ball of the foot. In this area the nerve can become pinched and inflamed by the abnormal movement of the bones in the ball of the foot.As the condition progresses the nerve may become permanently damaged and surgical...

Neuromas

What is a neuroma? A neuroma is a swollen growth of nerve tissue, typically in bottom of the foot between the third and fourth toes. It’s often referred to as a pinched nerve or a nerve tumor. This growth is benign, but is painful and can lead to permanent nerve damage. Neuroma pain is often described as burning and tingling, sometimes accompanied by numbness in one or two toes....