Morton’s Neuroma is happens when the nerve tissue between the 3rd and 4th toes becomes thick and inflammed. We sometimes refer them as intermetatarsal neuroma as they can develop at the ball of the foot, between the metatarsal bones. However, it is common for neuromas to appear in any location in the foot, secondary to factors such as foot wear and genetic predisposition.
What Causes Neuroma
Morton’s Neuroma is the result of chronic compression or irritation to the nerve, causing it to swell. It is the body’s response to protect the nerve