A Complete Guide To The Nerves In Your Feet
Problems with nerves in the feet are very common. Many times, an injured nerve will cause intense pain and heat felt within the foot.
Nerves act as a network, communicating important information from the foot to the brain. Learn more about the various conditions and problems that can affect the nerves in the foot.
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Problems & Conditions of Nerves Within The Foot:
A neuroma is a kind of benign nerve tumor, or a growth of nerve tissue. A Morton’s neuroma isn’t really a tumor, exactly, but merely a thickening or inflammation of the tissue surrounding the digital nerve, or of the nerve itself, usually between the third and fourth toes (although it may sometimes occur between the second and third toes). Morton’s neuroma can cause tingling, numbness, and sharp, burning pain in the ball of your foot and in the toes.
Learn more about how neuropathy can affect our feet, how its treated and why it happens to begin with.
Neuroma is the swelling of a nerve. Learn more about the nerves in your feet and how neuroma can affect them.
This is a condition that may appear suddenly or gradually. Although it mainly affects adults over the age of 30, it can also affect children.
Tingling feet, the “pins and needles” sensation also known as paresthesia, is a very common symptom. Find out causes & treatment of tingling in your feet.
Cold feet are usually a symptom of an underlying condition. Check out our long list of potential causes, treatment and preventive options and more.
Burning feet is a good indication there could be an underlying problem, such as overuse of your feet. Learn more about what causes the burning sensation and when you should seek medical attention.