What are the 4 most important things you need to know about Morton’s neuroma?
Reviewed by Dr. Gossal
- Diagnosis is difficult because MRI’s and ultrasound’s can be misleading and many conditions can mimic Morton’s neuroma.
- Ultrasound guided procedures can cure your Morton’s neuroma without surgery.
- Try your best to avoid surgery for your Morton’s neuroma and only resort to it as a last step when all other measures have failed. (However, sometimes surgery is necessary.)
- Clinical experience is critical. Make sure you see someone who is experienced in seeing and treating Morton’s neuroma, and especially experienced with performing ultrasound-guided procedures for Morton’s neuroma.