The foot pain, numbness, and loss of coordination neuropathy causes can be uncomfortable and scary – especially if you’re tripping or experiencing balancing issues. Get the support and care you need from the experts at Total Health Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Center in Florham Park, New Jersey. With a thorough diagnosis of neuropathy and a variety of conservative treatment options, including Neurolumen®, you can get back on your feet comfortably. To schedule an appointment, call the office or use the online tool now.
Neuropathy – also called peripheral neuropathy – is a condition that affects the nerves in your peripheral nervous system. The peripheral nervous system is responsible for touch, pressure, pain, and hot and cold sensations in the feet, legs, hands, and arms.
With peripheral neuropathy, the nerves in your extremities don’t function properly. This can cause:
Neuropathy symptoms occur when the peripheral nerves are injured or damaged. The symptoms can become chronic or permanent without proper care from the team at Total Health.
There are a number of causes of neuropathy, including:
In some cases, neuropathy can be inherited. Overall, diabetes causes 60% of neuropathy cases and is the primary cause of permanent nerve damage in the feet. Regular foot care and neuropathy treatment can reduce your risk of falls and injuries to your feet.
At Total Health, the team offers comprehensive care for neuropathy that includes Neurolumen® treatments, deep tissue laser, acupuncture, physical therapy and rehabilitation, massage, and chiropractic care. Used together or separately, these treatments can reduce your symptoms and improve your overall comfort.
Depending on your symptoms and the severity of your condition, the team develops a plan to help you regain lost mobility, improve your balance and muscle strength, and experience less pain and discomfort from neuropathy.
Get the support you need to reduce your neuropathy symptoms at Total Health Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Center. Call or set up an appointment online now.