Ischemic foot is inadequate arterial blood flow from the heart to the foot that can occur from arterial blockages, arterial spasms, and injury to the artery. Since blood flow is restricted to the foot, symptoms include cold feet, purplish or discolored toes, muscle cramping, and pain. Ulcers and gangrene can result from the lack of blood to the area. Treatment for ischemic foot involves exercises that increase blood flow to the feet, such as walking; orthotics and protective shoes can protect the affected skin from damage caused by rubbing or irritation. Medications may be prescribed to improve blood flow (always consult with a doctor before taking any medication).
My feet pain started about 4 years ago. It kept getting worse, standing up or walking became a torture. I have been neglecting it all this time. Finally about 6 weeks ago I saw Dr Tepper. He diagnosed the problem, asked me to go back in few days. He customized medical insoles for me which they are called […]
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Dr. Tepper and his staff are so nice and caring. They take the time to go over everything thoroughly.
Dr. Tepper has helped me personally from a severely strained tendon at the bottom of my foot. I suffered for 4 months, then Dr. Tepper and his staff took care of me. He did all the correct exams and shoe inserts and spent the time to answer all my questions. As a result, my feet continue to improve […]
I brought my son for a broken ankle, now a year later I came for an ingrown. I like the office availability on the weekend and extended hours, Dr. Tepper is a sweet man. The office is so friendly and made me feel comfortable.
I was having foot problems and was referred here by my doctor. I’ve had a good experience. Dr. Tepper makes me feel comfortable and I can tell he knows what he’s talking about. It turned out I had a plantars wart. He lasered it off and I came in every 2 weeks for him to check up […]
He is very knowledgeable and explains to you of what is wrong with your foot in detail. You’re never rushed. Always makes sure you understand him and that you are comfortable. The nurses and receptionist are very professional and curtious. The office is a very clean atmosphere and comfortable waiting room. I’m very happy with Dr. Jan D. […]
Great place, I came here when I was young and now bringing my son who loves the staff and Dr. Tepper.