Morton's Neuroma Talk

MN Talk is the only forum dedicated to Morton's Neuroma. NOTE: Morton's Neuroma is not a true neuroma (tumor); it's a perineural fibroma (fibrous tissue formation around nerve tissue.) and was first correctly described by a chiropodist named Durlacher.)
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****Tell us what brought you here. Share your experiences with us. Let us know the negatives as well as the positives you've encountered while battling Interdigital Nerve Compression, a.k.a., Morton's Neuroma.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014 5:39 pm

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Unread posts Studies & Articles

Studies and articles pertaining to MN and related info.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014 8:08 pm

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Unread posts Diagnostics & Testing

Here, we talk about the various tests that can be done to diagnose Morton's Neuroma.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014 7:59 pm

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Unread posts Orthotics

****Share what you know about orthotics, either custom-casted or over the counter. Have you found relief with them, or have they caused you problems?

Orthotics is a specialty within the medical field concerned with the design, manufacture, and application of orthoses. An orthosis is an orthopedic device. ~Wiki

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Wed Jul 09, 2014 10:56 pm

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Unread posts Cortisone Injections

****Share what you know about cortisone injections. Have you found relief with them, or have they caused you problems?

Cortisone is a steroid hormone used to treat a variety of ailments and works by suppressing the immune system, thus reducing inflammation and attendant pain and swelling at the site of the injury. ~Wiki

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Wed Jul 02, 2014 10:29 pm

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Unread posts Alcohol Sclerosing Injections

****Share what you know about alcohol sclerosing injections. Have you found relief with them, or have they caused you problems?

Alcohol Injection therapy is a nonsurgical method of decreasing nerve conduction velocities/nerve impulses by injecting a long-acting anesthetic near the neuroma. ~Foot & Ankle Institute of New England

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Wed Jul 09, 2014 11:12 pm

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Unread posts Shockwave Therapy

****Share what you know about analgesic shockwave therapy. Have you found relief with it, or has it caused you problems?

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy, (or ESWT), is a new technology using shockwaves to treat chronic, painful conditions of the musculoskeletal system. A shockwave is an intense, but very short energy wave traveling faster than the speed of sound. The word "Extra-corporeal" means "outside the body" and refers to the fact that the shockwaves are generated outside the body. ~Shockwave Therapy - BC

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Wed Jan 15, 2014 7:56 pm

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Unread posts Radio-Frequency Ablation

****Share what you know about radio-frequency ablation. Have you found relief with it, or has it caused you problems?

Radio frequency ablation (RFA) is a medical procedure where part of the electrical conduction system of the tumor or other dysfunctional tissue is ablated using the heat generated from the high frequency alternating current to treat a medical disorder. ~Wiki

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Sat Jul 26, 2014 8:59 pm

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Unread posts Massage Therapy

****Share your experiences with massage therapy and what techniques may or may not have worked for you.

Massage is the working of superficial and deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue using various techniques, to enhance function, aid in the healing process, and promote relaxation and well-being. Massage involves working and acting on the body with pressure – structured, unstructured, stationary, or moving – tension, motion, or vibration, done manually or with mechanical aids. ~Wiki

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Sat Oct 19, 2013 7:31 pm

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Unread posts Release/Minimally Invasive Nerve Decompression (MIND)

****Share your experience with this new procedure, tendon release, here.

This is a relatively new procedure in the treatment of MN where the deep transverse intermetatarsal ligament via a minimally invasive nerve decompression (MIND) is cut loose/free. After all, we are really dealing with a Interdigital Nerve Compression when we say Morton's Neuroma, aren't we? ~TJ

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Tue Jul 29, 2014 12:16 pm

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No unread posts Cryosurgery/Cryogenic Neuroablation

****Share what you know about cryosurgery. Have you found relief with it, or has it caused you problems?

Cryogenic neuroablation destroys axons to prevent them from carrying painful impulses by applying extremely cold temperatures to the nerve which results in degeneration of the intracellular elements, axons, and myelin sheath with Wallerian degeneration and is consistent with a second-degree nerve lesion. ~Podiatry Today

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Unread posts Traditional Surgery (Plantar & Dorsal Approach)

****Share what you know about traditional (Plantar & Dorsal Approach) surgery. Have you found relief with it, or has it caused you problems?

The neuroma is removed via an incision between the neighboring metatarsals. ~TJ

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Thu Jul 17, 2014 7:51 am

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Unread posts Prescription & OTC Medications

****Have you had relief with medication? Share you experiences here.

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Sat Jun 29, 2013 5:43 pm

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Unread posts Alternative Treatments & Medicine

****Share what alternatives to traditional treatment you have received, which ones worked for you and which ones didn't.

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Mon Dec 02, 2013 10:18 pm

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Unread posts Footwear

****What brands of shoes have you found that help relieve your pain? What shoes have caused you harm?

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Wed Jan 15, 2014 7:31 pm

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Unread posts Barefoot Lifestyle

****Have you found shoes to be difficult or painful to wear with your condition? Have you found relief in wearing nothing on your feet at all? Do you live a barefoot lifestyle because of your condition? Share with us here.

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Mon Jun 09, 2014 12:22 pm

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Unread posts Other IMPORTANT Info

Other conditions similar to or related to MN can be discussed here.

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