Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral neuropathy is a condition that affects the nerves in the body’s extremities, such as the feet and hands. At Diamond Medical Clinic in The Villages, Florida, we offer shockwave therapy as a treatment option for peripheral neuropathy. Shockwave therapy is a non-invasive treatment that uses pressure waves to stimulate healing and improve circulation in the affected area. If you are suffering from peripheral neuropathy and are in need of relief, consider giving shockwave therapy at Diamond Medical Clinic a try. Our team of skilled professionals is dedicated to helping you find relief and get back to living your best life.

 

Peripheral neuropathy is a condition that occurs when there is damage to the peripheral nerves, which are the nerves that carry information to and from the brain and spinal cord to the rest of the body. This can cause a range of symptoms, including numbness, tingling, and pain in the affected areas. Peripheral neuropathy is most commonly caused by diabetes, but it can also be caused by other health conditions such as alcoholism, vitamin deficiencies, and certain medications.

 

There are several treatment options available for peripheral neuropathy, including medications, physical therapy, and lifestyle changes. Pain medications and antidepressants can help manage the pain and discomfort associated with peripheral neuropathy. Physical therapy can help improve muscle strength and function, and lifestyle changes such as quitting smoking, eating a healthy diet, and getting regular exercise can also help manage the condition.

 

If you are living with peripheral neuropathy, it is important to work with your healthcare team to develop a treatment plan that is right for you. This may involve a combination of medications, physical therapy, and lifestyle changes. It is also important to regularly monitor your blood sugar levels if you have diabetes, as controlling your blood sugar can help prevent or slow the progression of peripheral neuropathy.

 

If you are interested in learning more about peripheral neuropathy, there are many online resources available that can provide you with more information. It is always a good idea to speak with your healthcare provider if you have any questions or concerns about your health.