FDA APPROVED TREATMENT
RELIEF FROM PAIN WITHOUT NARCOTICS
WHAT IS NEUROPATHY
Neuropathy is a chronic debilitating disease with over 3 Million new cases reported in the United States every year. Peripheral neuropathy, which is often simply referred to as “neuropathy,” is a condition that occurs when your peripheral nerves become damaged.
Symptoms of Neuropathy
Sharp or shooting pain Extreme sensitivity to touch Tingling, Burning or Prickling sensation Foot Drop (unable to hold the foot up) Lack of balance or falling (These symptoms are often worse at night)
Common Causes of Neuropathy
Diabetes Chemotherapy Phantom Leg Syndrome Post-operative Pain Plantar Fasciitis Chemical Exposure (Agent Orange)
LEADING CAUSE OF AMPUTATION
Nerve disease caused by type-2 diabetes is the leading cause of amputation of feet, toes, legs, hands and arms among sufferers. The disorders which cause these amputations are called Diabetic Neuropathies.READ MORE
Recovery from Foot Drop
WHAT IS FOOT DROP
Foot drop can be a temporary condition in some cases or can become permanent if therapeutic action is not implemented early. Foot drop is a general term for difficulty lifting the front part of the foot.
WHO’S AT RISK
Diabetic neuropathy is more common in people who have problems controlling their blood sugar, in people with high levels of blood fat and blood pressure, in overweight people and in those patients over the age of 40.
Foot & Ankle
Podiatric Surgeons specializing in Sports Medicine, Biomechanics, Pediatrics & Wound Care. Our office is located on the NW corner of 26th and Pearl, in the Cox Corner Building, 2nd floor.