One of the most frustrating conditions we see at Issaquah Foot and Ankle Specialists are neuromas. Patients often come in with an extreme amount of pain. This pain can be described as a burning pain or stabbing pain. Patients often relate an inability to exercise or walk due to increased discomfort from the neuroma. The neuroma itself is basically an inflammatory process around the nerve. There are some new exciting treatment options available one of the most successful is sclerosing or alcohol injection therapy. The literature reports a success rate of up to 88% utilizing this technique. In addition shockwave therapy has recently shown increasing success for neuroma type pain. This can be done in the office usually requiring 3-5 treatments. Issaquah foot and ankle specialists have the most advanced treatment protocols to cure neuromas nonsurgically.