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What’s important is that these clinicians represent a multitude of specialties ranging from general practice doctors to osteopaths, physical and massage therapists, chiropractors and even dentists, athletic trainers and coaches. Morton’s Toe. Testimonials The Morton’s Toe and Michael Phelps Written by Dr.

Morton’s Toe

Burton S. Schuler Click here to read Google reviews about Dr. Schuler. Why You Really Hurt: It All Starts In The Foot, Why You Really Hurt: It All Starts in the Foot: Dr. Burton S. Schuler: 9780942664027: Morton's Toe, What is it, What Causes it, How to Treat it. Watch our 7 minute video about the Morton’s Toe or read all about it below Authored by Dr.

Morton's Toe, What is it, What Causes it, How to Treat it

Burton S. Schuler, Click here to read the Google reviews about Dr. Schuler A Morton’s Toe, note how the 2nd toe is longer than the 1st toe What is a Morton’s Toe? For our purposes, and to make it as easy as possible for you to understand, “Morton’s Toe” will mean having either one or both of two abnormal, inherited conditions of the first metatarsal bone of the foot (see below).

Its importance in causing pain throughout the body and was taught for over 50 years by Dr. What is the first metatarsal bone The first metatarsal bone is a finger-like bone to which the big toe attaches to. Morton’s Toe, can be caused by one or both of two problems that can affect the first metatarsal bone. 1. 2. 3. Do You Have a Short First Metatarsal Bone? Create a Morton's Toe shim. Metatarsals.

Create a Morton's Toe shim

When the second metatarsal is too long, its head contacts the ground first and takes the full weight meant for the 1st and 5th metatarsals. Occasionally, the first metatarsal may be hyper mobile instead of too short. I do not have the clinical credentials to determine if this is the case. If my foot turned either in or out, I would try the shim and see if it now tracks straight ahead. I am pretty sure, straight ahead trumps turned, when dealing with chronic pain symptoms. The simplest and most cost effective way to deal with Morton’s toe is to place a shim under the head of the first metatarsal, (ball of the foot).

The most convenient shim material I have found is the felt pads used under furniture on hardwood floors. If your shoes have a removable insole, stick the shims underneath the insole at the “dimple” made by the ball of your foot. Morton's Neuroma vs. Morton's Toe. Mar 7th, 2011 by John Almodovar | So here’s a riddle: What do you get when two surgeons who share the same name – Morton, are responsible for identifying two different foot conditions that affect the metatarsal bones of the foot?

Morton's Neuroma vs. Morton's Toe

The answer: Morton’s neuroma and Morton’s toe. Are you confused yet? If so, don’t worry because you’re not alone. Although both foot conditions occur relatively in the same area of the foot, they couldn’t be more different. Quick Explanation Morton’s neuroma is a nerve impingement while Morton’s toe can cause a balance issue – both can lead to foot pain.

Morton’s Neuroma Detailed Explanation Morton’s neuroma is a foot condition that typically occurs between the toes, primarily amid the third and fourth toe. Causes are unknown, but according to foot health professionals the following could lead to Morton’s neuroma: Flat feet, bunions and hammertoes, high arches, wearing tight shoes and/or high heels, and irregular positioning of the toes in footwear.