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Nerve Pain Specialist

The Foot Specialty Practice

Podiatrists located in Kings County, Brooklyn, NY

Nerve pain in your feet can lead to numbness and electrical sensations that are so severe, walking and standing become nearly unbearable. At The Foot Specialty Practice in the Kings County of Brooklyn, New York, you have access to a team of highly skilled podiatrists who specialize in nerve conditions and innovative treatments. Find out more by requesting a nerve pain evaluation online or by calling the office directly to schedule.

Nerve Pain Q & A

What causes nerve pain?

Nerve pain can occur when you damage a nerve, have a deformity, or continuously have excessive pressure on a nerve. Common causes of nerve pain include:

  • Heel spurs 
  • Pinched nerve 
  • Morton’s neuroma
  • Tarsal tunnel syndrome
  • Trauma or sports injury 
  • Diabetic or peripheral neuropathy 
  • Tumors or cysts, including ganglion cysts

Occasionally, nerve pain is associated with serious viral infections, vitamin deficiencies, or certain prescription medications. Because nerve pain can be caused by an underlying condition that may worsen with each step you take, it’s important to have a comprehensive evaluation with a skilled podiatrist. 

When should I see a podiatrist for nerve pain?

The nerve pain specialists at The Foot Specialty Practice encourage you to come in as soon as possible if you’re experiencing any type of discomfort in your feet, ankles, or lower legs. It’s especially important to have a comprehensive podiatric examination if you’re noticing:

  • Frequent falls due to nerve discomfort
  • Difficulty bearing weight on a foot
  • Burning or electrical sensations
  • Redness or tenderness
  • Numbness or tingling

With on-site imaging available at The Foot Specialty Practice, your podiatrist can gather any essential X-ray or ultrasound images on the spot, so they can quickly diagnose you and talk with you about your treatment options. 

Can I get treatment for nerve pain?

Yes! With the help of the top-rated podiatrists at The Foot Specialty Practice, you won’t have to let nerve pain lower your quality of life. Your nerve pain treatment plan may include:

  • Antidepressants to interact with pain-related chemical processes
  • Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS)
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
  • Anti-seizure medications, like gabapentin 
  • Topical numbing creams 
  • Custom orthotics
  • Physical therapy 

The podiatry team at The Foot Specialty Practice have extensive training and experience in surgical nerve correction procedures if conservative therapies aren’t enough. They can use minimally invasive measures to treat your nerve and remove any irritating components (like cysts), so you can experience relief from nerve pain. 

You don’t have to live another day with nerve pain with the help of The Foot Specialty Practice. Request your nerve pain evaluation online or call the office directly.