Re: Morton Neuroma

The injections are certainly one option in the treatment of a neuroma. The literature states there is a high rate of success with this treatment. It also states that if there is no favorable response by the 3rd injection, it is not likely to work. I recently saw a patient who I had done this one over 1 year ago and was satisfied that it had helped. The patient returned with the same symptoms again.
Other treatment can include injections of cortisone-like steroids, padding, wider shoes and surgery.

As far as an "expert" in the Boston area, I must say that neuromas are a very common thing for all podiatrists to see. If you are looking for a surgical expert here are some links:

Hope this helps

Posted By Vivian Abrams DPM on March 08, 2004 at 21:03:25:

In Reply to: Morton Neuroma posted by Robert on March 08, 2004 at 10:07:32:

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