Morton’s neuroma is a condition that affects the nerves in the foot, specifically the nerves that run between the toes. It is a common condition that causes pain, burning, tingling, and numbness in the toes, and it can make it difficult to walk or stand for long periods of time.
Elite athletes have a high risk of injury while participating in sport and the most common sports injuries can all be attributed to podiatric complications. Professional and elite athletes push their bodies to the limit and will often risk injury for a better performance. That being the case, as a group, elite athletes will often mask the symptoms of injury and can make difﬁcult patients by playing down symptoms in an effort to get back on the playing ﬁeld sooner.