A Guide to Understanding:
Lower Extremity
Nerve Pain

Nerve specialist, Dr. Darren Silvester explains lower extremity nerve pain. 

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  • What causes Neuropathy?
  • What to does Neuropathy feel like?
  • How do we treat it?
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videos about diabetics and their feet

  • Why is it Important for Diabetics to Exercise? – If you have diabetes, it’s absolutely crucial that you include exercise into your daily routine. Dr. Darren Silvester discusses the importance of a healthy lifestyle for diabetics, and how you can stay healthy.
  • How to Heal a Pressure Ulcer or Diabetic Wound – Diabetics are very susceptible to dangerous wounds and ulcers that can result in amputation. At Next Step Foot and Ankle Clinic, Dr. Silvester treats the cause of the wound to eliminate the wound itself and prevent it from returning.
  • What do Diabetics Need to Know About Foot Health? – Diabetes is a condition that affects many aspects of your body. An often overlooked area is your feet. Are you taking the proper precautions to avoid amputation and keep your feet healthy? Dr. Darren Silvester, podiatrist in Pleasanton, TX, explains the importance of proper diabetic foot care.
  • Treating Painful Diabetic Wounds and Ulcers – Wounds and ulcers on the feet can be extremely dangerous, especially for those with diabetes. Dr. Darren Silvester, podiatrist in Pleasanton, TX, provides state-of-the-art treatments to speed up the healing process, to get you back on your feet quickly. Make an appointment today!
  • How To: Speed Up Healing of A Diabetic Foot Ulcer – Diabetics are at a high risk for serious ulcers that can result in amputation. Dr. Silvester discusses how he can successfully increase and speed up the healing process.

videos about ingrown toenails

    • Hyfrecator Used for Ingrown Toenail Treatment – Watch as Dr. Silvester uses a Hyfrecator device to treat a patient with a painful ingrown toenail.
    • Ingrown Toenail Surgery with Amazing Results – Dr. Silvester performs an in-office ingrown toenail removal procedure on our younger patient. 
    • How To: Fix an Ingrown Toenail at Home – Dr. Silvester knows how painful and frustrating chronic ingrown toenails can be. It is his goal to keep you walking pain-free and avoid surgery, if possible. In this video, he explains, step by step, how to fix an ingrown toenail at home. (If yours is infected, it is best to see a podiatrist at your earliest convenience)
    • Is it Painful to Get an Ingrown Toenail Removed?Miranda, one of the wonderful patients of Dr. Darren Silvester, describes having an ingrown toenail removed. Her experience with Dr. Silvester was virtually painless and she is now walking comfortably.


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Our Blog

In additional to educating our patients with video’s, we share monthly blogs, with entries from our very own Dr. Silvester and Dr. Larsen.

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August Patient Newsletter

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Kerecis Treatment: Using Fish Skin for Wounds

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