Radiotherapy for Ledderhose disease

Radiotherapy for Ledderhose disease

Results of studies regarding radiotherapy for Ledderhose disease have shown it can relieve pain and reduce the size of the lump in the arch of the foot, giving people the freedom to stand and walk without pain.

When should I get treatment?

Radiotherapy for Ledderhose disease has been shown to effectively alleviate pain in the arch of the foot. Treatment is more effective in the early stages of the disease when:

  • The lumps are tender or causing pain when standing or walking.
  • The lumps are growing so that it is causing a problem putting on shoes.

If you would like information on what to expect from radiotherapy treatment the follow this link.


Treatment for with radiotherapy works extremely well for Ledderhose disease, with 80% of people finding that there was significant improvement in their ability to walk and a significant reduction in the amount of pain they experience.

Click here to read more about the experience of other patients who have been treated using radiotherapy to find out how effective they found their treatment.

Side effects

To read about the possible side effects from radiotherapy treatment then follow this link.

Other treatments

To find out about other treatments used to treat benign conditions then follow this link.