Pain Conditions Treated

Peripheral Neuropathy

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Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral Neuropathy

These are painful nerve conditions that affect the extremities. Peripheral neuropathies have many etiologies the most famous one is diabetic neuropathy. The treatment is usually in the form of aggressive medications, Physical Therapy, and neuromodulation.

Overview

Weakness, numbness, and pain from nerve damage, usually in the hands and feet.
A common cause of peripheral neuropathy is diabetes, but it can also result from injuries, infections, and exposure to toxins.
Symptoms include pain, a pins-and-needles sensation, numbness, and weakness.
Treatments include antidepressants like amitriptyline, pain medications like oxycodone, anti-seizure medications, and pain-relieving creams. It’s also important to treat the underlying condition.

Symptoms

Requires a medical diagnosis
Symptoms include pain, a pins-and-needles sensation, numbness, and weakness.

Can have no symptoms, but people may experience:
Pain areas: in the back, face, foot, hands, or thigh
Pain types: can be burning and tingling or sharp
Pain circumstances: can occur at night
Muscular: cramping, difficulty walking, muscle weakness, problems with coordination, or loss of muscle
Sensory: pins and needles, uncomfortable tingling and burning, oversensitivity, reduced sensation of touch, or sensitivity to pain
Also common: poor balance, slow reflexes, tingling feet, tingling fingers, or weakness
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