Morton’s Neuroma

Kingsford Foot Clinic Morton’s Neuroma

What is it?

A Morton’s neuroma is a thickening of a nerve in between your metatarsal heads (in the ball of your foot) this thickening can cause painful and annoying symptoms.


Most common symptoms

  • Pain in ball of foot when wearing narrow, tight or pointy shoes
  • Pebble-like sensation underneath the ball of your foot
  • Numb toes
  • Burning or tingling in the toes and ball of foot


Why does this happen?

Morton’s Neuromas can occur for a wide variety of reasons and some are still not known. The main causes are foot posture, change in footwear, or continual wear of narrow footwear.


Treatments we provide at Kingsford Foot Clinic:

  • Metatarsal domes
  • Orthotics
  • Toe yoga/foot strengthening
  • Offloading
  • Footwear changes
  • Injection therapy
  • Surgery