Cryotherapy, a State-of-the-Art Therapy for Nerve Pain Relief

Updated 12/21/2017
Cryotherapy Los Angeles, Mortons Neuroma Treatment Options

Constant foot pain due to a pinched or damage nerve can curtail most of your activities, even the low impact ones. But don’t give up as there are non-surgical options such as cryotherapy.

 

Cryotherapy is a state-of-the-art treatment for neuroma, plantar fibroma, and certain plantar fascia cases. Through a rapid and limited deep-freezing of the affected area, the nerve or fascia pain may be resolved with a simple and comfortable office procedure. Until now, treatment options have not been effectively addressed. Patients typically relieve pain by stopping activity, removing their shoe, and rubbing the affected area with their hands. Thankfully, times have changed

Save

How Does Cryotherapy Work?

Cryotherapy, or freezing of the nerve, works to stifle the nerve’s transmission signals, thus reducing pain. Most patients respond well to the ultrasound-guided treatment that is given in the office using only local anesthesia. Sometimes the procedure does not fully treat the nerve pain on the first attempt and a second treatment may be necessary. 

 

Another major upside to this procedure is we don’t “burn any bridges” with this procedure as we can easily remove the nerve if this procedure does not work. 

 

It is important to remember that at University Foot and Ankle Institute we always try to treat a condition with conservative care options such as insoles, injections and physical therapy prior to trying any advanced treatment. We suggest that you don’t start with this procedure right away when 80% of the time more conservative treatments do the trick.

 

Cryotherapy Los Angeles

Medical Leadership a Cold, Hard Fact at UFAI

You can trust physicians at the University Foot and Ankle Institute to accurately assess your condition and provide one or several cryotherapy treatments. We are regarded as the premier group of foot and ankle specialists in Southern California.

 

We realize that you rely on our decades of combined experience to develop effective foot and ankle therapies that returns the joy of activity, whether it is all-out sports or simply a stroll around the park. However, we also understand when advanced therapies may likely be ineffective and a poor use of your health care dollars.

 

If you’re suffering from foot or ankle pain and have not gotten adequate relief or care, or need an independent second opinion, please contact us today to setup an appointment for a consultation.

Save

Over 200,000 happy UFAI patients and growing
  • HealthGrades
    Dr. Yau takes time with his patient(s) and explains the foot condition professionally. I highly recommend Dr. Yau as a podiatrist.
    Art H.
  • CustomerSure
    Great experince.
    Sandra S.
  • CustomerSure
    The therapists are very knowledgeable. It was nice to see how they all helped out where needed. If someone started something, but was busy when a treatment ended, then someone else would finish up. A nice team effort.
    Hunter M.
  • CustomerSure
    Thanks for taking the extra time to treat my foot during the appointment. You saved us a second trip.
    Jill V.
  • CustomerSure
    My experience with the team was wonderful. Thank you very much!
    Shirley F.
  • Yelp
    My 1st time visiting University Foot & Ankle was a great experience! Dr. Yau was very helpful and even provided his email to contact him about any concerns I may have had due to my injury. Awesome staff and great loca...
    Juan A.
  • Yelp
    Customer service is great, doctors are awesome, and it's easy to get an appointment. My daughter went here when she broke her ankle. Excellent treatment!
    Lisa D.
  • CustomerSure
    The staff was fantastic and it they really took care of me. Some of the best service from medical professionals that I have ever seen!
    Ryan P,.
  • ZocDoc
    Everyone was very nice, professional and caring.
    Sheila W.
  • Yelp
    Dr. Campbell is fabulous both in personality & expertise.  I went into my appointment with 4 separate issues & he knowledgeably answered all of my questions & addressed all of my concerns.  Marta who helped to schedul...
    Lisa D.
Same Day Appointments
Now Available!

Or call 877-989-9110

24 hours a day, 7 days a week