At Dr. Perlstein’s office there is an array of therapies he uses to help treat a variety of foot conditions. Two common types of therapies he uses in his office are Microvas and Cold laser Both are non-invasive and Dr. Perlstein uses them to treat peripheral neuropathy.
Conditions treated with Microvas and Cold Laser
Peripheral neuropathy is a condition that many patients suffer from, particularly diabetic patients. This condition can rob patients of a normal life. Peripheral neuropathy can cause sleepless nights, burning pain, and trouble simply walking. While the symptoms and complications of peripheral neuropathy have been difficult to resolve, Dr. Perlstein offers devices for reducing the discomfort and even reducing the symptoms. Cold laser as well as Microvas™ therapy to reduce the pain associated with neuropathy and helps our patients to recapture the life they once enjoyed.
We begin with an individual assessment of the functional difficulties you are experiencing. We sometimes need to take x-rays, do computerized circulation, muscle, or nerve testing. We ask you how you would like to improve, and then design a specialized therapy program to help you reach your personal goals.
The device we use to treat neuropathy emits painless laser light increase local circulation and temporarily reduce pain. Cold laser has been designed to maximize the effectiveness of infrared photo energy using highly efficient light emitting diodes (LED’s) placed in direct skin contact. therapy in a national study reported excellent to total pain relief within 10 to 20 sessions. Most patients say the combination therapy of cold laser ,ultrasound and MICROVAS feels warm and soothing. Others say they feel some tingling and pulsing, which is normal as blood flow returns to the affected areas. Some patients respond very quickly while others take longer based on the degree of impairment. Cold laser and microvas therapy reduces pain and increases circulation to
impaired tissues and nerves. In conjunction with stretching and strengthening exercises prescribed by Dr Perlstein, it is a valuable tool in his treatment program.
Why our office uses Microvas and ultrasound and MICROVAS as part of our comprehensive therapy program.
Cold laser delivers photo energy to increase circulation and temporarily reduce pain in the area it is applied. It has been designed to maximize the effectiveness of infrared photo energy by using highly efficient light emitting diodes (LEDs) placed in direct skin contact. The following medical images show just how substantial these increases in circulation can be in the feet of a patient with diabetic neuropathy. Microvas stimulates the muscles to allow blood to flow in the affected muscles that are numb and weak.
Each month, thousands of people with neuropathy are getting relief from their foot and leg pain. Our clinical program may reduce the discomfort of neuropathy and help our patients recapture the life they once enjoyed. More than 5,000 therapists, nurses and doctors are now using and recommending this comprehensive therapy program of Microvas and Cold laser .
If you would like to know more about our Microvas and Cold laser therapy, please contact our office. Dr. Perlstein would be happy to answer any questions.
Dr. Michael Perlstein’s podiatry office is located at 4414 14th Avenue in Brooklyn, New York. He serves patients throughout the greater New York City area, including those residing in Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island, the Bronx, New Jersey, and Connecticut.
Dr. Perlstein’s office is open Monday through Friday as well as on Sunday.