This page will answer most common questions people have on Neuroma Treatment. If you have another question, feel free to email me

Most common problems with neuroma surgery is failure and the chance of a stump neuroma.

Great care should be taken to suture the nerve in nearby muscles and decrease chance of stump neuroma formation.

I also perform a Radiofrequency Ablation treatment of the neuroma. This is a no incision type of surgical procedure.

Conservative treatment ranges from wider shoes, orthotics, cortisone injections and even alcohol sclerosing injections.

It typically takes 8 sessions of alcohol sclerosing injections to treat a painful neuroma. Injections are done every two weeks. Once the pain is gone, the injections are stopped.

Causes of a Neuroma Pain

Initial inflammatory reaction resulting in scarring or fibrosis around the nerve.
Compression of the nerve segment occurs.
Flat-feet, high arched feet, high heel shoes, narrow shoes, pointed shoes, and certain repetitive physical activities can result in the formation of a neuroma.

Surgery to Remove the Neuroma in the Foot

Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is a great minimally invasive treatment.

Surgical treatment of neuroma may be needed to take out the neuroma for a cure.

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