Interdigital Neuralgia (Morton’s neuroma)

Interdigital Neuralgia (Morton’s neuroma)

What is inter digital neuralgia or Morton’s neuroma? The condition commonly known as Morton’s Neuroma had been described prior to Dr Thomas Morton (1876) and is in fact NOT a neuroma (nerve tumour). However, this term has been in common use for a condition that should be properly called Inter Digital Neuralgia. This is a…

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Arthritis of the big toe (Hallux Rigidus)

Arthritis of the big toe (Hallux Rigidus)

Ingrowing toenails are a common condition that causes pain and disability in the foot. The condition occurs when the nail plate traumatises the nail fold, giving rise to pain, inflammation, or infection. Treatment largely depends on the type of nail and it is simpler to classify ingrowing toenails into those that occur in normal nails and those occurring in abnormally wide or incurvated edge toenails.

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