Podiatry

 

Raynaud’s Phenomenon

Raynaud’s phenomenon is a condition in which a patient’s blood flow to the fingers, toes, ears, or nose, will be blocked in response to cold temperatures or strong emotions. It may be caused by multiple factors such as smoking, arthritis, autoimmune conditions, certain medications or street drugs, or diseases of the arteries.

 

Diabetic Neuropathy

Diabetic neuropathy is a complication of about 50% of patients that have diabetes. Nerves are damaged in response to severely increased blood sugar. Patients who develop neuropathy often develop it in their feet first, and may experience symptoms such as tingling sensations, numbness, or a loss of the sense of warm and cold.

 

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a common condition involving the degeneration, inflammation, and irritation of the plantar fascia in one or both feet.

Sample Prescription

Diclofenac 5% / Lidocaine 2% / Prilocaine 2% / Baclofen

2% Cream
Disp: 90 grams
Sig: Apply 1-2 grams to the indicated area 2-
3 times daily.


Pentoxifylline 5% / Nifedipine

2% Cream
Disp: 90 Grams
Sig: Apply 1-2 grams to the indicated area
2-3 times daily.


Ketamine 5% / Gabapentin 10% / Clonidine 0.2% / Baclofen

2% Cream
Disp: 90 grams
Sig: Apply 1-2 grams to the indicated area 2-3 times daily for pain. Use as directed by physician.

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