Anderson Center for Neuropathy and Chronic Pain

“I’ve had the pleasure of knowing and training Dr. Anderson and Dr Aguila in lower extremity peripheral nerve surgery. They now work together at The Anderson Center for Neuropathy and Chronic Pain. It’s rare to find a team like this. They are compassionate doctors who share a dedication for helping those with nerve pain. They know how to handle the most difficult cases. If you suffer from neuropathy with nerve compressions, chronic pain or restless legs, I wholeheartedly recommend you to see them for a consultation. “

Lee Dellon, MD PhD Professor of Plastic Surgery and Neurosurgery, John Hopkins University, Founder of Dellon Institutes for Peripheral Nerve Surgery

Anderson Center for Neuropathy and Chronic Pain Dr. Anderson

Dr Anderson, DPM:

    • Founding member and past president of the Association of Extremity Nerve Surgeons
    • Trained in peripheral nerve surgery with Dr Lee Dellon (pioneer of peripheral nerve procedures)
    • His research has earned the Tinel’s Award for the advancement of scientific knowledge regarding the human peripheral nervous system
    • Authored multiple peer reviewed papers and completed original research in the surgical reversal of diabetic neuropathy and restless legs syndrome  
  • Authored the recent Amazon best seller book, A Perfect Night’s Sleep – Eliminate Restless legs Syndrome

Anderson Center for Neuropathy and Chronic Pain Dr Demetrio Aguila

Dr . Demetrio Aguila, MD:

  • Johns Hopkins trained Plastic Surgeon
  • Trained in peripheral nerve surgery with Dr Lee Dellon 
  • Board Certified in ear, nose and throat surgery
  • Extensive military experience as a flight surgeon in the Air Force
  • Primary practice: Healing Hands of Nebraska in Norfolk Nebraska
  • Sees patients for consultation and surgery at Anderson Podiatry Center

We treat nerve and other chronic pain using both non-surgical and surgical solutions.

From Head to Toe:

  • neuropathy
  • restless leg syndrome
  • diabetic nerve problems
  • and drop foot
  • joint pain
  • back pain
  • migraine headaches
  • and more

We offer treatment solutions backed by extensive research and provided by award winning doctors.

The doctors at Anderson Center for Neuropathy & Chronic Pain are among a few experts who specialize in treating chronic pain due to various types of conditions and injuries to peripheral nerves. Every patient we see is unique, but unfortunately, many of them come in telling a similar story. They are suffering from chronic pain and are searching for answers. They want to avoid the medications, the spinal injections, and the spinal stimulators that are commonly used for the treatment of chronic pain problems.

Anderson Center for neuropathy and chronic pain

At Anderson Center for Neuropathy & Chronic Pain we focus on treating patients with chronic pain or numbness throughout the body due to:

  • diabetic neuropathy
  • chemotherapy treatments
  • trauma
  • surgery

If your pain or numbness is due to injury or entrapment or compression of one or more peripheral nerves, there is a very high chance that we can help.

We utilize state-of-the-art peripheral neuropathy diagnostic testing and one or more of several successful treatment methods, depending on each patient’s needs:

Neuropathy Testing

This involves testing with a pressure-specified sensory device (PSSD) technology, which is more sensitive and accurate than any other form of neuropathy testing available. This testing confirms a neuropathy diagnosis and reveals the exact stage of the neuropathy so we can use the most appropriate treatment.

Chronic Pain Treatment

Don’t Give up. Don’t let pain win. When you or other doctors have given up we can offer solutions!!

Our podiatrists will assess and provide an optimal chronic pain treamtnent plan at our two locations in Fort Collins and Broomfield, Colorado.

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    What We Treat

    • Drop Foot

      Do your toes drag on the floor when you walk? Do you have a hard time lifting your foot up from the ankle? Is it nearly impossible to move your foot from side to side? You might have drop foot, also commonly called foot drop.

      Drop foot often only affects one foot, and usually happens because a nerve in the leg is being “crushed” or compressed. Because the nerve is being compressed, it loses function, and can cause a variety of accompanying problems, including drop foot.

      People with diabetes are at higher risk for nerve compression problems and drop foot. Drop foot can also appear after hip or knee replacement surgery.

      The highly trained specialists at Anderson Center for Neuropathy and Chronic Pain know what it’s like to live with drop foot: that’s why we were the first doctors in the Rocky Mountain region to offer a groundbreaking nerve decompression treatment that can offer permanent relief. We have seen our patients transition from using a cane or walker to running on a treadmill without assistance. This could be you!

      Our varied and affordable treatment options for drop foot include:

      The expert podiatrists at Anderson Center for Nerve And Chronic Pain can help you regain strength and mobility in your foot.

      • Long-lasting relief is our goal
      • We treat the underlying cause of drop foot, not just the symptoms
      • Most insurance plans accepted
      • Medicare-certified, state-of the art-surgery center

      Schedule an appointment today to find how we might be able to help you reverse your drop foot today.

    • Joint Denervation Surgery for Joint Pain

      • Are you questioning what to do for your painful joint?
      • Did you know you have a choice?
      • Is there a better option then joint replacement or fusion?
      • Why do I still have a painful joint after my surgery?
      • Do I need another joint surgery?
      • Do I need to go through the long joint replacement recovery process?

      Most likely, no!  Read on…

      Foot, Ankle, Knee, Wrist and other Joint Pain

      Over the past several years, Dr. Anderson, foot and ankle surgeon, has helped pioneer the concept of Joint Denervation Surgery

      • Dr. Anderson has been able to save patients from having to undergo more major surgery such as a fusion in the foot or ankle or a joint replacement such as in the ankle. 
      • Dr. Aguila has now joined our practice to add like services for other joints of the body, including the knee joint. 
      • The concept is simple:
      • When a joint becomes arthritic, or painful, a new option exists to remove one or two nerve branches. 
      • This blocks your ability to feel the painful joint. 
      • It does not in any way affect the nerves that would affect muscles to help stabilize the limb. 
      • By doing this, many patients can either delay or eliminate the need for fusion of a joint or a joint replacement procedure.

      • With the addition of Dr. Aguila to our team the option of joint denervation has expanded to knee, shoulder and hands.

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      One of the most commonly performed orthopedic surgeries is a total knee replacement. Currently, there are approximately 700,000 of these procedures done every year in the US and it is projected to increase to almost 3.5 million procedures by the year 2030. 

      Persistent pain or discomfort after a total knee replacement (which occurs in approximately 40% of patients) represents a growing problem. 

      • Any kind of surgery on the knee joint carries with it a small but significant risk of damage to one or more of these nerves. 
      • The surgery itself causes swelling, inflammation and scarring that can entrap nerves causing severe pain with motion of the joint.
      • Many patients who end up in this situation undergo multiple additional orthopedic knee surgeries including revision after revision before finally being consigned to a pain management fate…

      Specialized understanding of the nerve anatomy around joints provides the option of a “joint denervation procedure,” 

      • damaged nerves can be located and disconnected upstream from the area of injury. 
      • Prevention of additional inappropriate stimulation and the formation of painful neuromas is also addressed. 
      • This serves to shut off the pain signal to the patient’s brain and eliminate the sensation of pain in the knee area, and reducing or eliminating the need for knee joint surgery!

      With our peripheral nerve team approach those suffering from joint pain can now have another solution that has an added advantage of resuming activity faster!! 

      Call us today to find out if denervation can solve your joint pain problem once and for all!

    • Nerve Surgery

      The doctors at Anderson Center for Nerve Pain are among few experts who specialize in treating chronic pain due to various types of conditions and injuries to peripheral nerves. We treat neuropathy, restless leg syndrome and drop foot, as well as other chronic nerve pain conditions throughout the body with groundbreaking new surgical procedures.

      If your pain is due to injury or entrapment of one or more peripheral nerves, or from previous surgery, then there is a very high chance that we can help.

      Nerve decompression surgery opens the tight area through which the affected nerve travels. This gives the nerve more room and allows blood to flow better in the nerve, as well as providing relief from the pressure that also detrimentally affect nerves.

      Nerve Resection surgery removes the offending nerve branch thereby removing the source of the pain, without damaging the nerves that support muscles necessary for movement.

      The surgery can be performed in our Surgery Center and takes about one hour, with one hour of recovery.. Many patients have noted restored sensation and reduced pain immediately after anesthesia wears off, and most patients can walk again right away.

      Dr Anderson and Dr Aguila are two of a very few doctors who can address these issues and reverse the pain you have by releasing or blocking the nerves that give you your painful symptoms:

      • Lower extremity neuropathy and restless legs
      • Upper extremity neuropathy
      • Chronic pain and joint pain. Avoid joint replacement surgery.
      • Pain following knee replacement surgery
      • Shoulder pain following reconstructive surgeries to this area
      • Groin pain after hernia surgery
      • Pelvic Pain or Pain from Caesarian section deliveries
      • Back or neck pain. Avoid surgery to your spine
      • Post amputation pain
      • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
      • Piriformis Syndrome
      • Chronic migraine headaches

      When you or other doctors have given up we can offer solutions!!

    • Nerve Surgery for Chronic Nerve Pain

      The two diagnostic terms used for Chronic Pain are

      1. RSD:  Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
      2. CRPS:  Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, which is comprised of
        1. CRPS I (unknown cause)
        2. CRPS II (from trauma)

      Both terms cause fear among doctors and hopelessness and despair among patients. They are mysterious medical conditions that often lead patients to be treated in pain clinics or told, “You just have to learn to live with it.”

      The history of Chronic Pain:  Have doctors been treating the smoke or the fire when it comes to your chronic pain?

      • Are you tired of doctors not understanding what you are going through?
      • Frustrated with pain clinics that seem like an opiate dispensary?
      • Simply looking for (lasting) relief?

      Then please read this!  Learn how we can put out the fire and give you relief!

      The Old Way:

      RSD (formerly called causalgia) and CRPS type I and II all have similar symptoms:  

      When there is nerve damage to a limb a message is sent to the spinal cord that causes a fight-or-flight response: norepinephrine kicks in and causes sweating, color and skin changes in addition to the nerve pain response itself.

      One of the following treatments is traditionally tried:

      • Cortisone injections – back
      • Nerve Stimulator – back
      • Drug Treatments – opiates
      • Living in pain – little improvement

      This is like sucking smoke from the fire but not extinguishing the flames.  They offer (often temporary) symptom relief but provide little chance of finding the cause and the cure.

      The New Way:

      Most doctors uniformly fail to identify and address the underlying peripheral nerve problem.

      We determine what specific peripheral nerve has been injured.  Until you find this there may be minimal improvement.

      Surgically releasing the pressure on the (essentially) pinched nerve, or de-connecting or reconstructing the nerve is very successful at restoring normal function and returning the patient to a normal life.

      This medical specialty of peripheral nerve and nerve surgery is giving hope to many who had all but given up. Dr’s. Anderson and Aguila specialize in and are helping to revolutionize medicine’s approach to chronic pain.

      Don’t wait any longer! Make an appointment now 

      and see what can be done to help your pain!

    • Neuropathy

      Are you tired of taking medications that have unwanted side effects and aren’t effective?

      Do you want to sleep better and walk better, without the fear of falling?

      Are you feeling hopeless? That you’ll have to live with your debilitating condition?

      There is real hope.

      If you have muscle weakness, twitching, tingling, loss of balance, numbness, burning, prickling sensations, and/or nerve pain in your legs or feet, you might be experiencing neuropathy, or nerve damage.

      Neuropathy can have many causes, including diabetes, injury, infections, and certain cancers. It can be progressive, which means it can worsen over time.

      The highly trained specialists at Anderson Podiatry Center know what it’s like to live with neuropathy: that’s why we were the first doctors in the Rocky Mountain region to offer a groundbreaking nerve decompression treatment that offers long-lasting relief. Our world-renowned podiatrists use the latest technology to reveal the exact stage of the neuropathy and determine the most appropriate actions to take.

      Our varied and affordable treatment options for neuropathy include:

      Anderson Podiatry Center’s neuropathy specialists can help you reduce your medications, improve your balance, strength, and sensation, get more restful sleep, reduce your risk of falling, and decrease your pain.

      • Long-lasting relief is our goal
      • We treat the underlying cause of neuropathy, not just the symptoms
      • Most insurance plans accepted
      • Medicare-certified, state-of the art-surgery center

      Don’t live with your neuropathy—our podiatrists are world-renowned researchers on this condition. Relief might be right around the corner.

    • Restless Leg Syndrome

      Find relief from Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS).

      All you want after a long day is to crawl into bed and drift off to a sound, peaceful sleep.But just when you start to get comfortable, you feel an overwhelming urge to move your legs. That dreaded tingling, itching, aching, jerking, or “creepy-crawly” sensation starts to take hold, keeping you awake and uncomfortable throughout the night.

      Here at Anderson Podiatry Center, our highly trained specialists in restless leg syndrome take you seriously. We know what it’s like to live with this frustrating condition: that’s why we were the first doctors in the Rocky Mountain region to offer a groundbreaking nerve decompression treatment that offers long-lasting relief.

      Our surgical and non-surgical treatment options for Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) include:

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      Benefits of nerve decompression surgery for RLS:

      • Treatment only takes 30 to 40 minutes
      • Offers long-lasting relief
      • Treats the underlying cause of restless legs syndrome, not just the symptoms
      • Most insurance plans accepted
      • Medicare-certified, state-of the art-surgery center

      Find out how our restless leg treatment can help you regain control over your nights, reduce or eliminate your medications, and get more restful, peaceful sleep.

      For our free webinar on Restless Leg Syndrome, click here.

    Make an appointment today!

    We look forward to seeing how we can help you thrive.