Neuropathy is a chronic condition that impacts the normal activity of your nerves. Because neuropathy can lead to agonizing pain in your feet and ankles, board-certified podiatrist Stanley Kalish, DPM, FACFAS, of Atlanta Foot and Leg Clinic can treat you right in the office and help restore your quality of life. Book your neuropathy evaluation at the office in Sandy Springs or Jonesboro, Georgia, by clicking on the online scheduler or by calling the practice directly.
Neuropathy — also known as peripheral neuropathy — leads to a host of problems, depending on which nerve (or nerves) is affected. When neuropathy affects your feet and ankles, you may experience:
Neuropathy can even cause painful prickling sensations that can strike out of nowhere and spread upward into your legs.
In diabetics, neuropathy often results as a side effect of blood sugar fluctuations. This is known as diabetic neuropathy. But sometimes neuropathy develops for a number of reasons including:
At Atlanta Foot and Leg Clinic, you can meet with Dr. Kalish, a board-certified podiatrist. Dr. Kalish works diligently to get to the root of why you have neuropathy, so he can design a personalized treatment plan to provide effective relief.
When you come into Atlanta Foot and Leg Clinic for your neuropathy examination, Dr. Kalish sits and talks with you about your personal medical history and current symptoms. After examining your feet and ankles, Dr. Kalish may request any of the following tests to diagnose the cause of your neuropathy:
Dr. Kalish offers a wide variety of diagnostic testing at Atlanta Foot and Leg Clinic, including CT scanning, so he can get to the root of your neuropathy pain.
Yes! With the help of Dr. Kalish, you won’t have to live another day with neuropathy pain and discomfort. Depending on the cause of your neuropathy and severity of your symptoms, your neuropathy treatment plan from Atlanta Foot and Leg Clinic may include:
If your neuropathy is caused by nerve damage or pressure from injuries, growths, or tumors, Dr. Kalish might recommend surgery to reduce pressure on the nerve.
You can get effective relief from neuropathy pain at Atlanta Foot and Leg Clinic. Schedule your neuropathy evaluation either online or over the phone today.