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It is a condition that affects one of the nerves
between the metatarsal bones.
You may need ultrasound scan to confirm the
Treatment depends on the symptoms.
For mild pain in early stages
For severe pain in late stages with large neuroma
What does the operation involve?
It is done as a day case under general anaesthetics.
The nerve is approached from the top of the foot.
The thickened nerve is excised.
Will my leg be in a plaster?
No. You will have a bandage to protect the wound.
The bandage is left for 2 weeks.
Can I walk straight away on the operated foot?
You will be heel walking for first few days and then
walk normally as pain settles.
What are the risks of operation?