Numbness and tingling between the toes is a very common problems facing podiatrists today. There are many causes, including diabetic neuropathy. However, if you are not diabetic, it could be due to a neuroma. A neuroma is thickening of the nerve due to irritation.
Patinet may experince numbness between the toes. Sometime it feels like walking on a marble or a pebble in your shoe that you cannot get out. It can get more uncomfortable as time wears on, certain type of shoes can irritate the nerve. Self treatment may include resting the foot, icing it and massaging it. If the symptoms continue to worsen, a trip to our office may be right for you. Sometimes oral medications are necessary, other times shoe modification or orthotics. In severe cuases, surgery may be warranted.
A podiatrist is the only person that is trained in a specialized field in medicine for anything concerning the lower extremity, foot and ankle, that’s why it is important for you to visit your podiatrist if there are any problems concerning your feet. If there you have any other questions feel free to contact Dr. Theall’s and Dr. Saleh’s Gentle Touch Foot Care office for all your foot and ankle needs and concerns at 973 673 – 3668.