A bunionectomy is a surgery used to remove a painful bump on the toe called a bunion. Bunions are normally caused by …..
A neuroma excision is a procedure done to alleviate pain in the foot when walking or standing due to a neuroma. A neuroma is a swollen nerve situated in the ball of your foot.
Before surgery is considered an option, typically treatment for a neuroma starts with injecting corticosteroid into the area to try to make the neuroma smaller. If this injection doesn’t work, surgery is the next step.
The surgeon will locate the swollen nerve, and will be removed from your foot. Patients have said that their pain has gone away for five years after having a neuroma excision.
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Dharmesh Bhakta, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.
Dr. Bhakta completed his undergraduate work at the University of California at Riverside, majoring in Biochemistry with a minor in Mathematics. He then pursued his podiatric medical degree at the California School of Podiatric Medicine in San Francisco, California and received his degree in 2000. Read More
Shae Paschal, D.P.M., A.A.C.F.A.S
Dr. Paschal completed his undergraduate work at the University of Texas at Arlington, where he received his bachelor’s degree in Biology. He then moved to south Florida, where he completed his medical training at Barry University’s School of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery. Read More
Jacob Jasper, D.P.M., A.A.C.F.A.S.
Dr. Jasper completed his undergraduate training at Arizona State University in Tempe, Az. He graduated Cum Laude in 2010 with a Bachelor’s degree in Biological Science. Read More