Neuropathy and neuromas, two types of nerve problems affecting the feet, can cause serious pain, burning, and tingling. At Foot & Ankle Specialty Clinic, dedicated, board-certified podiatrist William Martin, DPM, is an expert in outside-the-box solutions that relieve your symptoms fast. The practice has two welcoming offices conveniently located in Logan and Tooele, Utah, so call either one or click the online appointment scheduler anytime.
A neuroma is a noncancerous nerve tumor that grows between the bones in your toes. The most common area for a neuroma is between your third and fourth toes. When you have a neuroma, it can feel like you’re walking on a bunched-up sock or have a small rock stuck under the ball of your foot. Neuromas are painful and often cause burning or tingling sensations as well.
At Foot & Ankle Specialty Clinic, Dr. Martin offers all kinds of neuroma solutions. Most patients get great results from conservative care, including shoe padding, shoe inserts, and prescribed stretching exercises. Cortisone, anesthetics, medications, or alcohol injections directly into the neuroma can be effective in deadening sensation to stop burning and tingling.
For severe neuromas that don’t respond to conservative care, Dr. Martin can perform a surgical procedure to remove the nerve causing your symptoms.
Peripheral neuropathy is nerve damage in the legs and feet. This type of neuropathy is common among men and women living with diabetes, as it’s often a result of uncontrolled blood sugar levels. Other possible reasons for peripheral neuropathy include foot trauma, infection, and autoimmune disease.
Neuropathy causes significant inflammation that often leads to shooting or stabbing pain. You may also have tingling, burning, and periods of numbness.
Neuropathy treatment is one of the hallmark services at Foot & Ankle Specialty Clinic. Dr. Martin has extensive experience in administering highly effective and innovative treatments.
Dr. Martin’s approach to neuropathy is tailored to your needs because he knows that there’s no one-size-fits-all answer for a condition that affects everyone differently. He loves treating neuropathy and is always up for the challenge of helping patients live pain-free.
Two of the most effective neuropathy treatments at Foot & Ankle Specialty Clinic are injection therapy and Multiwave Locked System (MLS®) laser treatment. Injection therapy targets painful nerves for lasting relief, while MLS treatment improves circulation, reduces inflammation, and alleviates pain.
Foot & Ankle Specialty Clinic specializes in treating the tingling, numbness, pain, and other symptoms that come with neuromas and neuropathy. Find out how treatment can help you by calling either office or booking online now.