Let’s say you’re out on a run and you start getting some aching pain in the ball of the foot. It persists for a while.
It’s not really that bad. Your foot is not killing you. But it starts to bother you more and more over the course of a few weeks.
Being proactive, you see a podiatrist. The podiatrist tells you that he thinks you have something called a Morton’s neuroma. So he does an x-ray of your foot and what do you see? Well, nothing. Why is that?
When are x-rays useful for a runner with a Morton’s neuroma?
Well, that’s what we’re talking about today on the Doc On The Run Podcast.View Details »
Let’s say you have this aching pain in the ball of your foot. You’ve been running and when you run, you get some sort of weird aching soreness in the ball of the foot. You just know it’s in the middle of the ball of the foot and it hurts more when you run and it hurts kind of after you run. Well, you go see a doctor. They look at you, they poke around, and they say, “I think you have a Morton’s neuroma.” Then later you figure out either because you got a second opinion, either or you sign up for the Plantar Plate Masterclass and went through those things and started self-diagnosing you figure out that you actually have a plantar plate sprain. You get really confused about why it is that someone would misdiagnose you with a neuroma. Can a plantar plate sprain be misdiagnosed as a Morton’s neuroma? Well, that’s a great question, and that’s what we’re talking about today on the Doc On The Run podcast.View Details »
I just got off a telemedicine call with a runner who wanted to know why she sometimes feel popping and clicking in the ball of the foot after she runs.
She saw a doctor and was diagnosed with a neuroma.
The doctor gave her some metatarsal pads, which made the neuroma feel better.
But she could not figure out why she seemed to only get this weird popping and clicking sensation after she went for long runs and hill repeats.
Today on the Doc On The Run Podcast, we’re talking about why a neuroma will pop or click after you run.
I just got a call with a runner who had a question about neuroma treatment for somebody who likes to use minimalist shoes. And he had a really good question.
He said he went and saw another doctors who made a couple of recommendations, but he was a little concerned about the neuroma treatment options that were given to him.
Runners have to realize that runners are different. And I don’t think most runners should want to jump to a drastic neuroma treatment, especially not when the neuroma is first beginning.
Today on the Doc On The Run Podcast, we’re talking about 3 Neuroma treatment considerations for minimalist runners.View Details »