Sorry, they do not do anything more than add a bit of cushioning. The neuroma hurts because it takes up too much room where there isn't enough. Being a sensory nerve it sends many pain signals to the brain when it is irritated.
Posted By Vivian Abrams DPM on April 20, 2004 at 23:37:27:
In Reply to: plantar neuroma
posted by raul jimenez on April 20, 2004 at 13:18:36:
Worn daily for a few minutes to several hours, the night splint, over time has been clinically proven to reduce the pain and discomfort of plantar fasciitis and other overuse injuries of the lower leg.