[at-l] Morton's Neuroma - it's not in my head...
monadnockdee at gmail.com
Tue Mar 12 13:20:21 CDT 2013
Not with MN specifically but two of my toes went numb in VA and stayed that
way for the rest of my hike to NH in 2011 and I hiked just fine. Feeling
came back about a month after I got home and I've been fine since.
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On Mar 12, 2013, at 12:49, Mara Factor <mfactor at gmail.com> wrote:
"Morton's Neuroma... it's not in my head." So says my podiatrist after
looking at my MRI results.
So, after spending the last couple of months mostly off my feet, trying
non-surgical approaches to no avail, I'm now faced with surgery that has a
90% success rate that will leave two of my toes permanently numb. For what
it's worth, my podiatrist has a 27-year, 100% success rate.
As much as permanent numbness will be disconcerting, getting rid of the
pain will be worth it but I don't know if there are any unforeseen problems
I might have as a hiker.
Does anyone have experience dealing with this?
Thanks so much,
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