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Neuropathy Treatment

Neuropathy Treatment in Las Vegas NV, and Brooklyn NY

Peripheral neuropathy is any disorder that impacts the nerves outside of your brain or spinal cord. This can occur for a variety of causes, including trauma, infections, and genetic diseases. There are also other potential symptoms. Many of the causes, signs, and symptoms, of this disorder are curable, however, this varies greatly from individuals. Dr. Salvatore C. Guadino, D.P.M, and Jesse Harvey at Diabetes & Wound Specialists affiliate locations, provide personalized Neuropathy treatment to help you minimize the discomfort and swelling that result from the condition. For more information, contact us or schedule an appointment online today. We have convenient locations to serve you in Las Vegas, NV, and Brooklyn, NY.

Neuropathy Treatment Near Me in Las Vegas NV and Brooklyn NY
Neuropathy Treatment Near Me in Las Vegas NV and Brooklyn NY

Table of Contents:

What is a neuropathic ulcer?
What are the signs and symptoms of neuropathy?
Does neuropathy cause slow wound healing?
How do you treat a neuropathic wound?
How long does it take for a neuropathic ulcer to heal?

At Diabetes & Wound Specialists, we understand the unique challenges faced by those suffering from neuropathy. Our team of medical experts is dedicated to providing top-notch care for multiple types of neuropathy, including diabetic, alcoholic, and post-traumatic nerve damage. We have locations in Las Vegas Nevada and Brooklyn New York and are proud to provide comprehensive assessments, diagnostics, and treatments for each patient. Our team of physicians will work with you to determine the best course of treatment that meets your needs and lifestyle. We strive to make sure your experience is comfortable and successful, so you can get back to doing the things you love.

What is a neuropathic ulcer?


A neuropathic ulcer is a particular type of skin sore that forms due to nerve damage, often associated with diseases such as diabetes. When your nerves are damaged, you may not feel pain or discomfort in certain areas of your body, making you unaware of pressure or injury that can lead to these ulcers. Over time, untreated pressure points or injuries can break down the skin and underlying tissues, leading to an ulcer. These ulcers most commonly occur on the feet and can cause severe complications if not properly managed. 

What are the signs and symptoms of neuropathy?


Neuropathy often presents itself through various signs and symptoms, which can differ depending on the specific nerves affected. Nerve damage often leads to weakness, numbness, and pain in the hands and feet, which is frequently observed in individuals with diabetes. Additionally, these symptoms can also arise from injuries, infections, or exposure to toxins. Common indications of this condition include pain, a pins-and-needles sensation, numbness, and weakness. Some people may experience more extreme symptoms, such as paralysis or difficulty breathing if the neuropathy affects nerves in the autonomic system. If you experience any of these symptoms, it is crucial to seek medical advice from a healthcare professional.

Does neuropathy cause slow wound healing?


Yes, neuropathy can indeed result in slow wound healing. When nerves are damaged, it can cause changes in skin, muscles, and bones that can lead to injuries and ulcers without the individual even realizing it due to a lack of sensation. Furthermore, neuropathy, particularly when associated with diabetes, can lead to decreased blood flow to the affected areas, impeding the body’s natural healing process. This makes it harder for wounds to heal, increasing the risk of infection and other complications.

How do you treat a neuropathic wound?


Treating a neuropathic wound involves a multi-faceted approach, and at Diabetes & Wound Specialists, we tailor the treatment to each patient. First, relieving pressure on the wound is crucial, often achieved through methods such as orthotic devices. Wound debridement, or the removal of dead or infected tissue, may be necessary to promote healing. Topical treatments and dressings help to maintain a moist healing environment and protect the wound from infection. Alongside these treatments, managing the underlying condition causing the neuropathy is vital. This can involve medication, lifestyle changes, or other medical interventions. Regular monitoring of the wound is essential to ensure it is healing and to adapt treatment as necessary.

How long does it take for a neuropathic ulcer to heal?


The healing time for a neuropathic ulcer varies greatly depending on the individual’s overall health, the severity of the ulcer, and the effectiveness of the treatment plan in place. It can take anywhere from a few weeks to several months for these ulcers to heal fully. At Diabetes & Wound Specialists, we understand the anxiety that comes with slow-healing wounds and are committed to providing the most effective and timely care possible. To discuss your specific situation and get an accurate timeline, don’t hesitate to call us or book an appointment online. Our expert team is ready to assist you in your journey towards healing and improved quality of life.
 
If you’re experiencing peripheral neuropathy, come to our specialists at Diabetes & Wound Specialists for a range of treatment options that may help reduce your symptoms. For more information, contact us or schedule an appointment online today. We have convenient locations to serve you in Las Vegas, NV, and Brooklyn, NY. We serve patients from Las Vegas NV, 74th Street Brooklyn NY, Spring Valley NV, Summerlin NV, Henderson NV, Paradise NV, Manhattan NY, Jamaica NY, Bay Ridge NY, Fort Hamilton NY, and surrounding areas.


Convenient Locations to Serve You

Brooklyn (74th Street)

Spectra Health (Las Vegas)

  • 5495 S. Rainbow Blvd, #200A Las Vegas, NV 89118
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