In-Office Testing

Lexington Podiatry provides numerous in office tests as a convenience that are often only performed at a hospital. We believe in giving our patients access to all the tools possible to ensure the best and quickest outcomes for their condition.

Digital X-Rays

Digital X-Rays – Immediate pictures of all the bones in the foot and ankle, used to look at angles of the bones, find fractures, heel spurs, hammertoes, bunions, etc.

Ultrasounds

Ultrasounds – A live and interactive visual look below the surface of the skin to examine muscles, fascia, tendons, joints and bones to determine where your source of pain is coming from.

ABI

ABI –  A painless test used to evaluate the circulation in your legs to determine reasons for swelling, poor healing, cold feet, etc. It can also be used as a screening exam for other heart related issues.

EMG/NCV

EMG/NCV – Tests the nerves in your lower body to explain symptoms such as burning, tingling, numbness or chronic pain. Also helpful to determine if your back could be the cause of your foot pain.

Diabetes

Diabetes – Whether you’re a newly diagnosed diabetic or have been diagnosed for years, many different tests are used (monofilament sensory test, NCV/EMG, ABI, gait analysis, nerve biopsy, etc) in the office to evaluate your current health status and help prevent complications in the future.

Nerve Biopsy

Nerve Biopsy – A quick test to examine your nerves on a microscopic level. Helpful in determining the level of nerve damage and can also help determine how aggressive the treatment plan should be based on the severity of nerve damage.

Skin/Nail Biopsy

Skin/Nail Biopsy - Minimally invasive test to examine unusual looking moles or other lesions to rule out malignancy. Fungal infections can also be detected in toenails.

Fall Risk

Fall Risk Assessment - Fast, painless test to assess level of risk for future falls and helps to tailor a treatment plan to your specific needs.

If you are experiencing foot pain, call our office or make an online appointment