Neuropathy is nerve disease or damage that comes from various medical conditions or injuries.
Nearly 20 million people in the United States suffer from peripheral neuropathy, a common form of neuropathy that occurs when the peripheral nervous system is damaged. There are more than 100 forms of peripheral neuropathy.
Burning, throbbing, freezing, or sharp pain
Lack of coordination or balance
Prickling or tingling in the hands, feet, legs, or arms
Loss of pain sensation
Sensitivity to touch
Muscle weakness, twitching, or paralysis
Dizziness, lightheadedness, or fainting
Sleep or emotional disturbances
A variety of conditions cause neuropathy — some are preventable, but others are not. Common causes include:
Kidney disease, liver disease, and hypothyroidism
Diabetes and autoimmune diseases
Exposure to toxins
Taking certain medications (chemotherapy)
Viral or bacterial infections
Trauma, accidents, and injuries
Vitamin B or E deficiencies
More than half of people with diabetes end up with some form of neuropathy. Ross Clinic provides advanced neuropathy treatment that can help reduce pain
First we must establish the cause of your symptoms. This begins with a thorough history and examination. Lab tests and nerve conduction studies may be ordered to aid in our diagnosis.
The number one goal of neuropathy treatment is symptom relief and prevention of disease progression. As part of your neuropathy treatment plan, Dr. Ross offers:
Education about lifestyle modifications
Referral to medical specialists for treatment for underlying medical conditions that cause neuropathy
treatment for the pain
At Ross clinic we offer the best of the old and the new for treatment for the pain of neuropathy. We have had excellent results using acupuncture and utilize the FDA approved MLS Robotic Laser
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