a better way to treat neuropathy
Frequently Asked Questions
About 20 million Americans suffer from neuropathy, but many of them don’t receive accurate or timely diagnosis and treatment.
Dr. Darren Silvester and Dr. Gregory Larsen use the latest technology at Next Step Foot & Ankle Clinic in the San Antonio area to correctly diagnose and treat neuropathy to help you live a better life.
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Flat feet can be a major problem for kids. Many people (some doctors included) think it is just something you have to live with. This is not the case.
So if you think your child is struggling with flat feet give us a call and let us discuss which options might be best for you and your child.
Advanced & Minimally Invasive
TREATMENTS & SURGERIES
People with diabetic neuropathy often have nerves that are twice as large as people without neuropathy. The increased size often causes these nerves to get trapped at certain spots in the feet, causing numbness, burning, and pain.
The expert team uses an innovative surgery to release the trapped spots and restore your nerve function.
The podiatrists help you add the correct nutrition to your diet so that your body has the needed support to heal itself. If you desire true freedom from the pain of neuropathy, call or book an appointment online today.
Some of those are used to treat your neuropathy | nerve pain, such as:
Electrical signal therapy (EST) is a highly advanced treatment for neuropathy that provides relief from neuropathy symptoms, including numbness and pain. Medicare and most commercial insurances cover EST.
MLS (Multiwave Locked System) laser therapy is a noninvasive, pain-free alternative to prescription pain medications. It has no side effects and works by stimulating nerve repair. It also releases endorphins that reduce pain and swelling, increase blood flow, and stimulate repair and regrowth of your nerve tissue. MLS laser therapy is successful in 9 out of 10 patients.
People who have long-standing or poorly controlled diabetes are also at risk for having damage to the nerves in their feet, which is known in the medical community as peripheral neuropathy. If you have nerve damage, you may not be able to feel your feet normally and you may also be unable to sense the position of your feet and toes while walking and balancing, which can cause even more harm to your feet.
Normal nerves allow people to sense if their shoes are too tight or if their shoes are rubbing on the feet too much. With diabetes, you may not be able to properly sense minor injuries, such as cuts, scrapes and blisters-all signs of abnormal wear, tear, and foot strain.
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