Neuropathy is categorized by tingling in the hands and feet, along with a pins and needles sensation. Diabetes can be a cause of the condition, but there may be other causes as well. Dr. David Croxford with us at the Health First Chiropractic clinic in Puyallup, WA, have treatment options that can help your nerve pain and neuropathy. Give our office a call for chiropractic care.
What Is Neuropathy?
There are several types of neuropathy which can cause tingling, weakness, or loss of sensation with the nerve damage. It can help to understand what type of neuropathy you suffer from in order to help ensure the best treatment plan. Chiropractors address the issue with adjustments that cab help realign the vertebrae and may help release pressure on the nerves. This may help the nerve repair itself over time, helping to alleviate the pain and sensations of neuropathy.
Neuropathy can be from inflammation, overuse, stress and strain, or other type of dysfunction. Treating the cause of the neuropathy is one way to help relieve symptoms and to help get lasting pain relief and pain management.
Symptoms of Neuropathy
If you are suffering from neuropathy, you might experience the following symptoms:
- Pain and discomfort
- Burning, prickling, tingling, and vibration in the extremity
- Numbness, either temporary or permanent
- Muscle weakening or wasting
The cause of neuropathy might vary and so will the symptoms that are seen in the patient. These may be only some of the symptoms that you may be experiencing. Talk to our chiropractor to learn more about your symptoms and ways to help manage them.
Chiropractic Care Treatments for Neuropathy
In addition to the adjustments we’ve discussed, we can provide corrective exercises and lifestyle advice to help your neuropathy. Corrective exercises can help increase circulation which may help reduce pain. Exercises can also help strengthen muscles which can promote overall wellness. Our chiropractor can also give lifestyle advice to help you better manage the pain. He can give you advice on how to avoid things that can make your condition worse and give you advice on how to better work around the pain in your life.
Visit Us for More Information about Nerve Damage
If you still have questions or concerns about nerve pain, neuropathy, or other forms of pain and circulation issues, us at call Health First Chiropractic at (253) 256-4818 to speak with a chiropractic expert. We are here to serve the Puyallup, WA, community.