Typically there are few outward signs of neuroma, unlike most other foot conditions.
Usually pain that affects the ball of the foot and spreads to the toes is an indication of neuroma. It is unknown what directly causes neuroma, but certain activities can increase the likely hood of getting it. Factors that can contribute to neuroma include irritation, injury, pressure on the nerves and other foot conditions such as
flat feet , or
mpact activities such as jogging or basketball or wearing tight fitting or narrow shoes also contribute to neuroma. If pain lasts for more than a few days you should seek immediate medical attention as early detection can help prevent costly surgery.