Morton's neuroma, a pinched nerve and diabetic peripheral neuropathy are all potential causes for shooting or stabbing pain in the feet, according to Catherine Moyer for Depending on the person, the pain also ... More »

Nerve-related foot pain can be caused by Morton's neuroma, which is a thickening of the nerve that runs between the third and fourth toes. Other causes of nerve-related foot pain include a pinched nerve in a region of th... More »

Burning pain in the feet is generally caused by neuropathy from diabetes or alcohol abuse, but it can also be due to hypothyroidism, Lyme disease, chronic kidney disease, vitamin deficiency, erythromelalgia, vasculitis a... More »

Diabetic peripheral neuropathy is a common cause of pain in the arms, legs, hands and feet, and symptoms tend to be worse at night, according to WebMD. Diabetic neuropathy is a complication of diabetes and is caused by n... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Some causes for sharp pain in the toes and feet include peripheral neuropathy and Buerger’s disease, according to Healthline and Johns Hopkins Medicine. Dactylitis, a symptom of sickle cell disease, is another possible c... More »

Some possible causes of foot nerve pain are Morton's neuroma, medial plantar nerve entrapment and diabetic peripheral neuropathy. Morton's neuroma causes a persistent pain at the ball of the foot when nerves between the ... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Morton neuroma is a nerve injury that commonly causes thickening and pain between the third and fourth toes, according to MedlinePlus. Other common causes of toe pain include ingrown toenails, blisters, corns, calluses a... More »