Four Neuropathy Types and What Causes Them

In general, the term ‘neuropathy’ refers to nerve damage or anything that injures or impairs the nerves. Symptoms of neuropathy, which depend on which nerves are affected, include numbness, pain, and balance issues. Based on the type and location of the nerves affected, neuropathy is classified into four types: peripheral, cranial, autonomic and focal. Left […]

Podiatry Billing and Coding – 5 Tips to Boost Reimbursement

Podiatrists treat a very specialized set of symptoms, diseases, and conditions related to the foot and ankle. These specialists address a range of medical areas, including sports medicine, wound care, diabetic care and surgeries, which keeps them very busy. Podiatry coding and billing is complex as procedures and services related to the foot are very […]

Taking Care of Wounds So They Don’t Become Septic

Infection is a major factor that restricts proper wound healing. A wound can become septic, if bacteria grow within the damaged skin of a wound. Appropriate management of injuries is important to prevent wounds from becoming septic. Chronic wounds can be the result of surgery incisions, major trauma injury to the skin, deep burns, or […]

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