More On Peripheral Neuropathy


 

Are you suffering from:

  • Numbness
  • Tingling
  • Burning
  • Shooting
  • Electric Current Like sensations

Neuropathy  – or nerve damage – can be caused by many different health concerns, and if you’re one of the millions of people living with diabetes, you need to be especially concerned about it. Symptoms of neuropathy include tingling, numbness or pain in the hands, feet, arms or legs. Different types of neuropathy can cause problems with balance, vision, sexual function, the heart, digestive system and nearly every aspect of your physical health.

Specialized testing and treatment for all types of neuropathies, including:

  • EMG and Nerve conduction studies
  • SometsesoryEvoked potential tests
  • RR Inetrval and Quantitative Autonomic nerve testing
  • Computerized dynamic posturography (CDP)
  • Skin Nerve biopsies

If you have diabetes, following your doctor’s advice and controlling your blood sugar are the best ways to prevent problems with neuropathy.

If you have symptoms of neuropathy, your doctor may want you to get specialized testing and treatment for nerve damage. Our board-certified neurologist can pinpoint the nerves affected by neuropathy with advanced, in-office testing. We’ll also work with you and your doctor to reduce pain and control the damaging effects of neuropathy, so you can feel better, stay more active and enjoy your best quality of life.

Learn more about the care available in Casa Grande for neuropathy at your consultation.