Morton’s Neuroma Question
Hi Guys, just got this interesting question from a reader.. please feel free to answer..etc
I have never had the Dx of Morton’s Neuroma, but have assisted in surgery with those whom have suffered.
For the last few years, I have experienced numbness, circulatory/cold and sometimes painful issues with my feet. I visited a podiatrist last year, and he barely looked at my feet, but just wrote a prescription for Metanx, which I took for a couple of months, but could appreciate no relief.
When I asked about Morton’s Neuroma, he rather poo-pooed me, and really was dismissive. I have a history of wearing high heels, and more so, dancing in them, and remember coming home feeling like my feet were numb and swearing that I would never do that agin. I don’t now…..
When I went to a local New Balance store, I received more attention regarding my problems than ever at this one podiatrist, and am now wearing better fitting, more supportive shoes with othrodics. However, the problems still persists. My family physician has examined me, knows my history, and feels that this is not metabolic in nature, but that it is impact nerve damage. He couldn’t rule out MN, but couldn’t make the Dx either, without further testing. I am now going to seek another podiatrist’s opinion.
I am curious if my symptoms are that that universal with others Dx’d with MN.
Cynthia Corkran, RN