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I Can't Lift My Leg: Do I Have Drop Foot? Oct 6th, 2020

Not being able to lift your legs is a warning sign, but what does it mean? From muscle injury to nerve irritation, there are many reasons why you can’t lift your leg. The exact cause becomes clearer when you also have to work a little harder to get your foot...

Dealing With Heel Pain? Try an Ultrasound-Guided Partial Plantar Fasciectomy Sep 6th, 2020

Your feet are vital to your daily function. From keeping up with your kids to running in late for your morning meetings, you need your feet to be in tiptop shape. Heel pain can stop you dead in your tracks and leave you limping along through life.  The good news...

What Are My Treatment Options for Morton's Neuroma? Aug 18th, 2020

Your feet do more than get you where you need to go. They support your entire body. When your feet are painful and irritated, it can be hard to get through your daily routine. This is especially true if you’re struggling with Morton’s neuroma.  The good news is that there...

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Jul 31st, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

Understanding Drop Foot Jul 22nd, 2020

For such a complex condition, drop foot has such a simple name. But anyone with drop foot knows that living with it and managing its symptoms is far from an easy task. The good news: There are a number of ways to alleviate the side effects and regain a sense...

Neuropathy and COVID-19: What You Should Know Jun 23rd, 2020

COVID-19 has been dominating the news and has been a constant worry for people with preexisting conditions. If you’re one of these people and are living with neuropathy, the best thing you can do is to arm yourself with the best information available.  At US Neuropathy Centers, our team of...

Suffering With Plantar Fasciitis Pain? Learn How MLS Laser Therapy Can Provide Relief May 29th, 2020

Everywhere you go, people are on their feet. And each year, 2 million of them will walk into a doctor’s office to get treated for heel pain caused by plantar fasciitis.  If you have this painful condition, you know how frustrating and inconvenient it can be. It’s time you gave...

Nerve Decompression Surgery Can Remedy Pain and Complications of Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy Apr 22nd, 2020

Nobody wants to hear they have diabetes. It’s a life-changing diagnosis that brings on a flood of side effects, painful symptoms, and inconveniences like diabetic peripheral neuropathy. Fortunately, you can find lasting relief from the pain with our expert care.  Our team of experienced physicians and surgeons at US Neuropathy...

What Is Pulsatile Insulin Infusion Therapy? Mar 26th, 2020

Diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases in the United States. But many people still don’t understand diabetes, the effect it has on the body, or the potential complications of the disease. In fact, diabetes seems to have become almost commonplace, to the point that it’s accepted as...

How Peripheral Nerve Stimulation Can Alleviate Pain After Total Knee Arthroplasty Feb 1st, 2020

While the goal of any surgery is to relieve pain and improve function, the initial recovery period is often quite unbearable, and sometimes, lasting pain ensues from failed surgeries. Our team at US Neuropathy Centers utilizes peripheral nerve stimulation in both cases, providing our patients with lasting pain relief.  What...

Relieving Chronic Pain With Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) Jan 1st, 2020

Chronic pain is a worldwide epidemic, affecting 50 million adults in the United States alone. Pain arises from a variety of causes, including: A sedentary lifestyle Poor dietary choices Sleep deprivation Chronic stress Injuries Surgery Illnesses Genetic conditions Millions of people turn to drugs every year for relief from chronic...

The Amazing Healing Power of MLS Laser Therapy Dec 6th, 2019

Picture this: You wake up one morning completely pain-free. No groans as you roll out of bed. No hobbling to the bathroom to brush your teeth. No wincing as you walk downstairs to make breakfast.  That picture can be your reality thanks to the healing powers of multiwave locked system...

Understanding Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy and Your Treatment Options Nov 1st, 2019

It’s no secret that diabetes is one of the most common chronic illnesses — and a leading cause of pain, disability, and death — in the United States. What you may not know, however, is that this serious and complex condition affects over 30 million Americans.  If you think that’s...

Top 10 Peripheral Neuropathy Risk Factors Aug 23rd, 2018

Peripheral neuropathy is a symptom that develops as a result of damage to the peripheral nervous system.  Peripheral nerves transmit information to the spinal cord and the brain from other areas of the body. If these nerves become damaged, information is manipulated and distorted, causing confusion in the brain. Subsequent...

Human Chorionic Gonadotropin for Neuropathy Treatment Aug 23rd, 2018

Researchers once believed that Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) was only produced in the placenta of pregnant women. In fact, home-pregnancy tests are still based on the evidence of HCG in female urine. HCG is a hormone that researchers now know is produced in both males and females. More importantly, HCG...

The Top 4 Frequently Asked Questions About Neuropathy Aug 23rd, 2018

At US Neuropathy Centers, we believe in offering patients only the best and most effective treatments for peripheral neuropathy. In addition, our providers are experts in nerve pain treatment and provide essential tips and advice to help patients live normal and healthy lives. Though each patient is unique, we are...

5 Things Every Diabetic Should Know About Foot Pain Aug 23rd, 2018

People with diabetes often develop symptoms of pain and muscle weakness, especially in the feet. Foot deformities and foot pain frequently result if symptoms are not promptly treated. If you are diabetic and suffering with pain in your legs, feet or hands, you should know: 1. The pain likely comes...

Peripheral Neuropathy Can Affect Both Hands and Feet Jun 23rd, 2018

Though feet are the most commonly affected limbs when dealing with neuropathy, the hands are vulnerable to symptoms as well. Distal Symmetrical Polyneuropathy, the same type of neuropathy that frequently affects the feet, is a condition that disturbs the regularity of the peripheral nervous system. Patients with this condition deserve...