Is there any hope for Morton's neuroma and stump neuroma sufferers?

I had a bad morton's neuroma in my right foot in 2009. I had 3 cortisone shots and a dozen scerlosing injections with alcohol. They did no good at all. I had surgery to remove the neuroma but I ended up with an even more painful stump neuroma. Luckily that responded a bit to cortisone, but it still hurt. Now it is getting worse. The podiatrist I was going to has retired and my new podiatrist only gives cortisone every 3 months. He doesn't do sclerosing alcohol injections. He does surgery for stump neuromas - but it means an incision on the bottom of the foot. I had surgery like that in 2006 for a growth and it took 3 years to heal.

And now I have a morton's neuroma in my left foot. Am I just going to have to accept being a cripple? Or is there any hope for improvment?

Have you investigated any of

Have you investigated any of the laser treatments such as Cutera Genesis Plus laser for musculo-skeletal problems?

You can read about it for Morton's Neuroma at this link:- http://greggcan.wix.com/the-one/apps/blog ... and also "google" it.

Your all-too-common experiences are exactly why I've chosen not to try the treatments you have. Not worth the risk of making an already painful situation worse. Professional orthotics have never provided much relief either so I've relied on Spenco metatarsal inserts that I can place in the front of my shoes where I need them. They are definitely a bandaid solution but provide some relief. Basically my feet are always in agony and I've learned to live with that. The only shoes I can wear are by SAS, the Free Time and Clog styles. They have a relatively flat sole and wide, deep toe box.

The Cutera Genesis Plus almost sounds too good to be true but would be worth looking into further. Good luck!

Wow_HolyCow wrote: Have you

Wow_HolyCow wrote:

Have you investigated any of the laser treatments such as Cutera Genesis Plus laser for musculo-skeletal problems?

You can read about it for Morton's Neuroma at this link:- http://greggcan.wix.com/the-one/apps/blog ... and also "google" it.

Your all-too-common experiences are exactly why I've chosen not to try the treatments you have. Not worth the risk of making an already painful situation worse. Professional orthotics have never provided much relief either so I've relied on Spenco metatarsal inserts that I can place in the front of my shoes where I need them. They are definitely a bandaid solution but provide some relief. Basically my feet are always in agony and I've learned to live with that. The only shoes I can wear are by SAS, the Free Time and Clog styles. They have a relatively flat sole and wide, deep toe box.

The Cutera Genesis Plus almost sounds too good to be true but would be worth looking into further. Good luck!

I would try that Cutera Genesis Plus laser if it were closer than 3000 miles. I can't find anyone close to me who uses it.

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