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Neuropathy treatment in Phoenix

Have you been dealing with neuropathy are in the Phoenix area? Continue to scroll below to learn more about neuropathy of the foot, and possible innovative treatment or management options for you at Direct Podiatry Arizona.

What is  neuropathy?

Peripheral neuropathy is a condition caused by damaged to the nerves of your feet. Neuropathy of the foot can progessively get worse over time if the cause of neuropathy isn't adressed. Peripheral neuropathy can lead to muscle weakness, chronic pain, and even disability.

The most common causes of neuropathy

Treatment options for neuropathy

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Vitamin B12 Shots

Vitamin B12 is a crirital nutrient for healthy nerves and has been shown to aid in nerve regeneration and healing, which can potentially lower neuropathy symptoms like nubness, tingling, burning, and pain over time. To learn more about Vitamin B12 shots for neuropathy click here.


Medical Foods 

Medical foods are “a food which is formulated to be consumed or administered enterally under the supervision of a physician and which is intended for the specific dietary management of a disease or condition for which distinctive nutritional requirements, based on recognized scientific principles, are established by medical evaluation.”

In layman's terms, these are products, taken by mouth to help manage a disease like neuropathy by making sure that your body is optimized nutritionally.

Medical foods are only available by prescription.

Traditional medications

As always,  traditional prescriptions for neuropathy like Gabapentin or Lyrica can be prescribed as well.

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Neuropathy treatment in Phoenix

If you are dealing with neuropathy and are looking for treatment options like B12 shots, or medical foods, Direct Podiatry Arizona is here for you. To book a free, 15-minute consultation to learn if these treatments are right for you, click the yellow box below.

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