If your feet hurt between your toes then you maybe suffering from a very common foot injury called Morton’s Neuroma. This condition is usually found in the elderly and people with pre-existing conditions affecting the foots health such as arthritis, gout, hammer toes and metatarsalgia that can cause damage to the nerves around your toes.
What is Morton’s Neuroma? Morton’s Neuroma is when nerves between your toes become trapped and thicken. This condition usually affects your third and fourth toes. If you have this condition it will usually feel as though you are standing on a pebble. You may also feel tender, numb swollen and suffer from of sharp burning pains around the affected toe. There are lots of different causes of Morton’s Neuroma including injury or excessive pressure on one of your toe nerves usually causes this condition. Wearing tight pointed high heel shoes, suffering from biomechanical imbalances such as over pronation, having a bunion or suffering from hammer toes can all causes this condition. Due to pushing your nerves out of places and causes them to become trapped underneath your toe joint. Does Morton’s Neuroma go away? This condition usually does not go away by its own and may require surgery to fix the problem. You can however wear Morton’s Neuroma pads inside your shoes that will help to lessen your symptoms and protect your nerves from further damage. Morton’s Neuroma use orthotic technology to support your toes and make sure that they are in the most comfortable and natural position possible this helps to reduce strain on your toes and nerves. When wearing Morton’s Neuroma pads it is also advised to practise to avoid wearing shoes with a heel no higher then 2 inches is advised, and to wear shoes with good arch support and shock absorption this will lessen strain and pressure on the toe nerves. Other treatments include:
Wearing shoe inserts to help lessen pressure and strain on the nerve.
Doing regular stretching exercises to help strengthen supporting muscles around the nerve and correct the toes positioning.
steroid injection around the affected area (Only masks pain not suitable as a long term treatment option).
surgery (If pain is severe and all other treatments have been exhausted)
Ease ball of foot pain and get back on your feet with a pair of these silicone gel metatarsal pads.
1x pair metatarsal pads one for each foot.
One size fits all.
Toe loop easily hooks around the big toe keeping it in place whilst supporting the ball of your foot.
Prevents hard skin and calluses forming on toes and on the ball of your foot.
Made from medical grade silicone gel that adapts to the shape and contours of your foot and absorbs shock. The silicone gel will also help redistribute weight and pressure across the ball of your foot helping to prevent the build up of damaging pressure.
Supports the toes and metatarsal bones in the correct and most natural position.
Ideal for treating other foot conditions such as bunions and Morton neuroma.
Light weight and can be worn inside just about any type of shoes.
Machine washable and made from odour eating materials to prevent bacteria from growing and reducing rick of infections.
If you are not totally satisfied with your new pads, you can send them back to us within 30 days and we will promise to give you a full refund no questions asked!
What do these toe separators do?
Wearing these toe separators can help to correct a number of problems that maybe affecting your toes and the balls of your feet. Can also be used to apply nail varnish quickly and easily with mess!
1 pair toe separators (one left, one right).
Slips easily around your toes helping to protect and support them as soon as you put them on.
Prevents your toes from making contact with each other and keeps your toes off the ground when applying nail varnish, allowing you to get creative your nail varnish!
Uses orthotic technology designed to realign the joints and bones in your toes helping to uncrowned your toes easing pressure off your toes and ball of foot.
Light weight and super comfortable to wear. Made from soft gel that don't not irritate your skin when wearing. Gel also massages your toes making them feel extremely comfortable whilst wearing.
How these toe separators help with bunions. Bunions are the result of a biomechanical imbalance causing pressure to deform the big toe joint. Bunions on the big toe joint cause the big toe joint to point inwards causing the big toe joint to point outwards and causing excessive pressure on your other toes. Bunions can also cause a number of other toe and foot problems as a result.
Can these toe separators help if you have hammer toes? Hammer toes is a condition that causes the toe joints to become deformed. These toe separators will help to straighten your toes and help to slowly get rid of your hammer toes.
Please note, If you are wearing these inside shoes it is recommended to wear these inside shoes with a wide toe box with plenty of room. Also if you suffer from circulation problems or diabetes it is recommended to consult your doctor before wearing these toe separators.