Neuropathy is a condition in which the peripheral nerves (the nerves in your body, aside from your spinal cord and brain) are damaged and/or not working correctly. Neuropathic pain is characterized by pain, tingling and numbness in the feet and lower legs, balance problems and a variety of uncomfortable feelings. It can be quite debilitating, and affects more than 10% of the population. Diabetes is the leading cause of peripheral neuropathy.
Epidermal Nerve Fiber Density (ENFD) biopsies which have been found to have 88.4% sensitivity in detection of peripheral neuropathy compared to 54.6% for a clinical exam alone. ENFD is widely considered to be the “Gold Standard” in the detection of peripheral neuropathy.
Regenerative medicine physicians are changing the paradigm of medicine. The newest advancements in Stem Cell therapy uses healthy donated umbilical cord & placental tissue stem cells to treat a joint conditions, auto-immune diseases, and anti-aging procedures.