Painful Peripheral Neuropathy

Painful Peripheral Neuropathy

What is Painful Peripheral Neuropathy?

Peripheral neuropathy is a disorder that happens when nerves malfunction due to damage and are destroyed. This causes the nerves to malfunction. They can send pain signals when nothing is actually causing that pain. Or, they may send you pain if nothing is actually hurting you.

Signs and Symptoms

Typical symptoms of peripheral neuropathy include tingling in the hands or feet, a feel like you are wearing a tight glove or sock, sharp, stabbing pains, hand/feet numbness, a buzzing or shocking sensation, constipation and excessive sweating.

Treatment Options

Treatment options for pain peripheral neuropathy include pain medication, prescription medications, the TENS treatment or an ergonomic cast/splint.

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