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Is knee replacement recommended for neuropathy in toes?

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I have neuropathy in toes and feet. the doctor says I need a total knee replacement. Do you recommend a knee replacement?
Posted Fri, 17 Jan 2014 in Brain and Spine
Answered by Dr. Payman Hajiazim 53 minutes later
Brief Answer: Hi there, it is a treatment for osteoarthritis. Detailed Answer: Hello there, thanks for asking. Knee replacement is not a treatment for neuropathy. However, it does not have any negative effect on your neuropathy. It could be done if you have significant osteoarthritis which inhibits you from work and activity. I hope you a good health and enjoyable life.
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