Radiotherapy for Ledderhose disease

Radiotherapy for Ledderhose disease

Results of studies regarding Ledderhose have shown that radiotherapy can reduce pain and reduce the size of the lump in the arch of the foot. This can give people the freedom to stand and walk without pain.

When should I get treatment?

  • If the lumps are tender or causing pain when standing or walking.
  • If 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 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.

Side effects

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