Burning Foot

"When identified early, Radiofrequency can replace surgery and resolve the problem."

A patient comes to the office complaining of burning foot pain in the ball of the foot. Sometimes the burning foot is accompanied by numbness in the toes. Frequently the pain shoots along the foot and up into the leg. Often the patient will have to sit down, remove their shoe and rub their foot. Some days it is worse than other days. Finally the patient is forced to seek a podiatrist.

This condition is called a Neuroma. It is a thickening of the nerve to the toes as it passes through the ball of the foot. As the nerve thickens, it is damaged by the pressure from the bones and causes loss of feeling in the toes.

In the past, surgical removal of the nerve was the usual treatment. Now a procedure called Radiofrequency therapy. Radiofrequency

In the past, surgical removal of the nerve was the usual treatment. Now there is a new treatment called Radiofrequency therapy. Radiofrequency energy is used to heat the nerve which stops the nerve from sending pain signals. Patients are back in their shoes in a few days.

If you feel you are suffering from any foot condition and would like to talk to a staff member or
Dr Steven Marder, please call 732-870-9700.



Heel Pain Is A Common Foot Complaint.
Over 2.5 million people suffer from heel pain in the United States.
One of the complications of heel pain is the growth of bone on the underside of the heel bone known as a heel spur.

  • (ESWT) Shock Wave Therapy may be appropriate to resolve the pain.
  • ESWT is a non-surgical, non-invasive, FDA approved treatment.