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What Happens if My Neuropathy Goes Untreated?

Neuropathy is a progressive disease. That means if you leave it untreated, it gets worse and that can be extremely dangerous.

Neuropathy is a major risk factor for foot infections or foot ulcers.  When our nerves aren’t working right, it becomes difficult to protect and care for our toes, feet and legs.  You may injure yourself and not even feel it. If proper care and treatment is not taken, the damage may go too far. Small injuries can lead to infections,  and doctors may have no choice but to amputate the parts that are too badly damaged to heal. In addition, it is possible to have permanent disfigurement in one or both of your feet (such as Charcot foot) from neuropathy. Surgery is sometimes needed to correct deformed joints that can result from Charcot foot.

What Can I do myself to help control my Neuropathy?

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This information is not meant as medical advice. It is provided solely for education. Our practice would be pleased to discuss your unique circumstances and needs as they relate to these topics.

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Milwaukee Foot & Ankle Specialists of Wauwatosa, Oak Creek, New Berlin and Mequon, Wisconsin (WI) treat all medical and surgical foot and ankle conditions. Licensed Podiatrists, Dr. Steven Waldman, Dr. Christopher Milkie, Dr. Brant McCartan and Dr. Lucy Meier can help bring you foot and ankle pain relief.
Our podiatrists, foot surgeons and staff of our Milwaukee area podiatry offices offer the most effective and state-of-the-art, quality podiatry care services with a smile to patients in our local community. Return to a pain-free life and get back to the things you love!
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