What Is The Best Treatment For Neuropathy?


There are many possible treatments for neuropathy. The team at Atlantic Coast Physical Medicine focus on a collaborative approach to find the best treatment possible. This involves communicating with experts across multiple fields to make the most informed decision. Some neuropathy treatments and therapies include: Pain relievers Anti-seizure medication Topical treatments Antidepressants Physical therapy [...]

What Is The Best Treatment For Neuropathy?2019-01-09T12:00:38-05:00

What Are The Symptoms Of Neuropathy?


Since neuropathy affects individual nerves and that each nerve has a function, symptoms vary according to the nerve in question. Generally speaking, symptoms of neuropathy include: Permanent or temporary numbness Tingling, prickling, or burning sensation Sensitivity to touch Lack of coordination Muscle weakness Paralysis Changes in blood pressure Organ or gland dysfunction Bladder and [...]

What Are The Symptoms Of Neuropathy?2019-01-09T11:59:21-05:00

What Causes Neuropathy?


The causes of neuropathy are undetermined, though some known conditions can trigger it. While excessive alcohol intake and hereditary conditions can cause neuropathy, the most common cause of chronic neuropathy is diabetes, which damages nerves because of high blood sugar levels. Cancer patients are also susceptible to neuropathy because of the harmful effects of [...]

What Causes Neuropathy?2019-10-14T11:11:12-04:00

What is Neuropathy?


Neuropathy is an umbrella term that typically refers to damage in your peripheral nerves, causing weakness, numbness, and pain in your hands and feet — though patients have exhibited symptoms in other areas of the body, too. Peripheral nerves send information from the central nervous system, the brain, and the spinal cord to the [...]

What is Neuropathy?2019-01-09T11:57:20-05:00