What Increases The Risk of Getting Morton’s Neuroma?

Reviewed by Janet D. Pearl, MD, MSc

High impact activities that increases the risk of compression or elevates pressure in the fore-foot can greatly aggravate the risk of developing Morton neuroma. Choice of special orthotics and activity modification in at-risk population (such as ballet dancers, sprinters, athletes, military personnel) can reduce the risk significantly.

See our article on: Morton’s neuroma in Runners? Skiers? Ballerinas?

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