Foot Neuropathy Questions Answered By Dr. Kim Bell, DPT

Foot Neuropathy Questions Answered By Dr. Kim Bell, DPT

Dr Kim Bell, DPT answers some of your Foot Neuropathy Questions Q: What are the treatment options for feet numbness due to spinal stenosis? I suggest that you find a physical therapist who specializes in and treats the spine. These physical therapists are called...
Blood Pressure and Foot Neuropathy: The Relationship

Blood Pressure and Foot Neuropathy: The Relationship

Who has Foot Neuropathy? A lot of people I’ve met actually have foot neuropathy but they’ve never been diagnosed by a doctor. Why do you think that is? It’s because doctors don’t usually look at your feet! Your doctor may check your blood pressure and your heart rate....
What Is A Vestibular Physical Therapist?

What Is A Vestibular Physical Therapist?

As a Vestibular Physical Therapist, I am a physical therapist that specializes in helping people with dizziness, vertigo, balance problems, and falls. A Vestibular Physical Therapist Will Look for the Root Cause When I get a dizzy patient, I look at the symptoms and...
Causes of Foot Neuropathy: How To Understand Them

Causes of Foot Neuropathy: How To Understand Them

The term neuropathy actually means “nerve disease.” Foot neuropathy is often caused by a reduced blood flow to the feet. This reduced blood flow may be caused by normal aging or there may be other risk factors. I will discuss three of these risk factors and causes of...
Maintaining Mobility In Retirement

Maintaining Mobility In Retirement

One of the myths people think about retiring is that they are going to get to relax. That is a bit of a myth because although you won’t be working at a full-time job with an employer, your full-time job now is maintaining mobility in retirement, including muscle...
Prepare for a Healthcare Visit: What To Know

Prepare for a Healthcare Visit: What To Know

This blog covers the information that you will need to gather to best prepare for a healthcare visit. Gather all Diagnostic Testing and Lab Work If you have gotten an MRI or a CT scan or any other diagnostic testing, including lab work or vestibular testing, I suggest...
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