This term refers to a problem affecting a peripheral nerve. In the foot this term refers to either an entrapment of one of the nerves in the foot or in most severe cases an actual enlargement of the nerve as a result of chronic entrapment of trauma. Patient with slender feet or patient who wear narrow shoes for many years are prone to developing this condition. Symptoms will be burning, shooting, “electric shock” like feelings going down to the toes, or a feeling of a “bunched up” sock in the shoe. Ultrasound imaging and xrays are very effective in identifying in this condition and treatment will be dictated by the stage of the condition.