What Is a Neuroma?
A neuroma is a thickening of nerve tissue that may develop in various parts of the body. The most common neuroma in the foot is a Morton’s neuroma, which occurs at the base of the third and fourth toes.
Symptoms of a Morton’s Neuroma
If you have a Morton’s neuroma, you will probably have one or more of these symptoms where the nerve damage in occurring:
- Tingling, burning, or numbness
- A feeling that something is inside the ball of the foot, or that there’s a rise in the shoe or a sock is bunched up