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Maryland Foot & Ankle Restoration, LLC Dr. Johny J. Motran Receives 2018 Best of Hyattsville Award
Hyattsville Award Program Honors the Achievement
HYATTSVILLE June 4, 2018 -- Maryland Foot & Ankle Restoration, LLC Dr. Johny J. Motran has been selected for the 2018 Best of Hyattsville Award in the Podiatrist category by the Hyattsville Award Program.
Each year, the Hyattsville Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Hyattsville area a great place to live, work and play.
Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2018 Hyattsville Award Program focuses on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the Hyattsville Award Program and data provided by third parties.
About Hyattsville Award Program
The Hyattsville Award Program is an annual awards program honoring the achievements and accomplishments of local businesses throughout the Hyattsville area. Recognition is given to those companies that have shown the ability to use their best practices and implemented programs to generate competitive advantages and long-term value.
The Hyattsville Award Program was established to recognize the best of local businesses in our community. Our organization works exclusively with local business owners, trade groups, professional associations and other business advertising and marketing groups. Our mission is to recognize the small business community's contributions to the U.S. economy.
SOURCE: Hyattsville Award Program
What is Morton’s Neuroma?
Morton’s neuroma is one of the most common conditions that causes pain in the foot. It occurs when the nerves that reach out to the toes are squeezed between the bones and ligaments in the foot. When toes are squeezed together for too long or too often, the extra pressure on the nerves causes the surrounding tissue to become swollen and thicken. This can happen to several nerves in the foot, but most commonly affects the area between the third and fourth toes.
What Causes Morton’s Neuroma?
The largest contributor to this pain by far is ill-fitting or constrictive footwear. Both men and women wear shoes too tight and narrow for them, but high heels increase the pressure and constriction on the toes, which exacerbates the problem. Morton’s neuroma is more common in women mainly due to their footwear. Certain high-impact sports can contribute to Morton’s neuroma, when the feet and toes experience repeated trauma. Patients with existing deformities in the foot like bunions or high arches are also at risk for developing Morton’s neuroma.
What are the Symptoms?
Morton’s neuroma typically forms over time, and a patient may only notice small episodes of pain at first. Some patients have described feeling like there is a rock in their shoe stuck under ball of the foot. Others experience a painful burning sensation that spreads throughout the ball of the foot. Numbness or tingling in the ball of the foot can also indicate Morton’s neuroma, and you should always see a podiatrist in order to determine what exactly is causing you discomfort.
How is Morton’s Neuroma treated?
Morton’s neuroma will typically subside within a few weeks of wearing proper, supportive footwear and resting your feet. When choosing footwear it is important to select your appropriate size, but also pay attention to the style of shoe and how much room it allows for the ball of your foot and toes. Morton’s neuroma is a common issue and can usually be resolved without surgical treatment. In exceptional cases when other methods have not cured the pain or discomfort, a podiatrist may recommend a steroid injection or a surgery that involves cutting tendons in the foot to relieve pressure on the nerve.
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