Localized Foot Pain

Neuroma

What is Neuroma?

  • A painful condition also referred to as a “pinched nerve” or a nerve tumor.
  • It is a benign growth of nerve tissue frequently found between the third and fourth toes.
  • The effects can be pain, a burning sensation, tingling, or numbness between the toes and in the ball of the foot. 

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How can orthotics help with Neuroma?

  • The full metatarsal arch maintains the natural curve and prevents the 3rd and 4th metatarsals from entrapping the nerve.

 

Achilles Tendinitis

What is Achilles Tendinitis?

  • Achilles Tendinitis is an overuse injury of the achilles tendon, the band of tissue that connects calf muscles at the back of the lower leg to the heel bone.

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How can orthotics help with Achilles Tendinitis?

  • Controlling biomechanics allows all joints and muscles to function normally, thus eliminating the strain.