Femoral neuropathy is a femoral nerve damage condition which is more common in people with type 2 diabetes and older adults. Also known as diabetic amyotrophy or proximal neuropathy, this nerve condition can lead to difficulties moving around. The femoral nerve is the major nerve that serves the tissues of the thigh and leg, including the muscles and skin. Poor blood sugar control is the major risk factor to this nerve damage. A leading healthcare center in Brooklyn, NY, HealthQuest offers femoral neuropathy treatment that can help to treat the underlying cause of this nerve damage and thus improve the patient’s quality of life.
Other symptoms associated with the disorder include abnormal sensations in the legs such as numbness or tingling in any part of the leg, and difficulty extending the knee. Early diagnosis and treatment is the best option for controlling symptoms and preventing more-severe problems.
A comprehensive examination will be carried out for accurate diagnosis. Electromyography (EMG), nerve conduction studies, MRI or CT scan may be recommended to review the conditions. While an MRI scan looks for tumors, growths, or any other masses in the area of the femoral nerve that causes compression on the nerve, a CT scan, using cross-sectional x-rays, can also look for vascular or bone growths.
Based on the analysis, our physicians create a personalized treatment plan that can improve the symptoms. Treatment programs include:
We accept Medicare, Workers’ Compensation, No-Fault, and other major medical insurance plans. Dial 718-769-2521 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a consultation for femoral neuropathy treatment.