What is a Neuropathy?
Neuropathy is a disorder of the nerves. It occurs when the nerves in the brain and spinal cord are damaged. It usual affects hands and feet causing a numbness or tingling or even pain.
Warning Signs of Neuropathy
Neuropathy usually causes pain and numbness in your hands and feet. It is often described as a tingling or a burning sensation. Some people have a weakness in their arms and legs.
What Causes Neuropathy?
- Diabetes (approximately 50% of all Diabetes patients experience Neuropathy)
- Nerve pressure (carpal tunnel)
- Autoimmune diseases
- Traumatic Injury
- Exposure to toxins
- Poor Nutrition
- Tumors that press against a nerve
There are both medication and therapy based treatments. Some of the medications may include:
- Pain relievers
- Anti-seizure medications
- Immunosuppressive medications
- Nerve stimulation therapies
- Hand or foot braces
Contact our office to schedule time with one of our doctors to discuss your treatment plan.
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Lititz, PA 17543
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