Epidermal Nerve Fiber Density testing is becoming the gold-standard in testing for the presence of SFPN. Unlike other tests, Epidermal Nerve Fiber Density testing is able to test the nerves in question using high-performance technology to “see through” to the issue and determine its degree of severity.
Tendonitis is a common ailment that many people suffer with at one point or another, and is the body’s natural response to overused tendons and ligaments. With moderate rest, the symptoms tend to relieve themselves and normal functioning can continue. But chronic pain, lasting 6 weeks or more, is an indication that your tendonitis requires the care and attention of an expert physician, or in this case, a podiatrist.
The appearance of a foot ulcer is one such indication of an underlying disease, often Diabetes. It can also be linked with peripheral arterial disease, heart attack, stroke, renal disease and poor circulation. Comprehensive foot wound care in Boynton Beach from a podiatrist can improve the health of your feet and is shown to reduce amputation rates by 45-85% in patients.