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Exercises For Neuropathy In Feet
Neuropathy in foot. Walking for exercise (10, 000+ steps her day). Advice on soothing burning foot pain at night when I'm trying to sleep?
Depends on cause: Neuropathy has many causes. It can be from injury or disease or it could be from a vitamin deficiency. Injury could be to the spine or it could be to any level of the leg an foot. If it is systemic, medications may be helpful. If it is from injury, physical therapy, medication and/or surgery may help. See your pcp to begin with, then you may need referral to appropriate specialist. ...Read more
A complete nerve transection will leave an area totally numb. The distribution of the numbers depends upon where the nerve was cut. A partial nerve injury may leave the area tingly or incompletely numb. Finally even if the nerve is not cut the swelling and bruising to the tea can affect the nerve as well. Usually we consider sharp penetrating injuries as likely having nerve lacerations when sensation is lost. A hand surgeon can examine the hand and pinpoint the site or extent of nerve injury and recommend ...Read more
What is the best thing to do for numbness in my feet due to neuropathy? Take lipoic acid, ALC, metanx, Gabapentin and CoQ10. Exercise vigorously.
Neuropathy: The treatment of sensory neuropathy will depend on the cause of the neuropathy. In case of diabetes the best treatment is weight loss plus adequate blood sugar control. Avoid medications or substances that can worsen the neuropathy (ie. Alcohol). Medications like gabapentin, Pregabalin or duloxetine help to reduce pain but do not improve sensation. Continue with exercise. Have a prompt recovery. ...Read more
Severe burning pain in feet-neuropathy/crps- I'm trying to exercise. Can I run after scs implantation?
Yes you can.: Spinal cord stimulator is a simple outpatient procedure that does not need any significant restrictions after implantation. You can return to normal activities afterwards very quickly. That being said just be careful not to overdo it such as running. The incision sites can open up if you exercise too excessively immediately after surgery. Wait about a week or two. ...Read more
1) people who are blind or partially sighted
2) people who are profoundly or severely deaf
3) people without speech
4) people who have a disability, or have suffered an injury, which has left them with a substantial and long-term adverse effect on their ability to walk
5) people who do not have arms or have a long-term loss of the use of both arms
6) people who have a learning disability that is d. ...Read more
Fibromyalgia: True peripheral neuropathy is not generally a result of fibromyalgia, although some patients have reported numbness and tingling of the hands and feet as part of their syndrome of complaints. If you really have a documented neuropathy it is highly probable that there is another cause. ...Read more
Possible: If your symptoms have been worsening like this, you need to see your doctor for an evaluation to see what's going on. ...Read more
Not usually: But that's because a frequent cause of neuropathy is diabetes and that involves a reduction in the ability to sweat. There may be other issues involved for you and your conditions. Discuss this w/ your doctor. There may be a rare side effect of some medication involved. I hope you find a solution. ...Read more
Multiple remedies: Diabetic neuropathy is nerve damage and therefore can never be 100% restored. To improve and prevent further deterioration diet and exercise is the key. Keep blood sugars under control. Stop smoking (affects circulation to nerves) limit alcohol use which destroys nerves. Vit. B may levels should be checked and supplemented as required. ...Read more
Neuropathy does not ordinarily increase sweating. Often, it reduces sweating! Excessive sweating is called hyperhidrosis. A very effective, but expensive, treatment is Botox injected into the skin (not muscle) of the excessively sweaty area.
A rare neurological problem that CAN cause excessive sweating is a chronic painful condition called complex regional pain syndrome. ...Read more
Neuropathy: Neuropathy is related to the nerves, so until the nerve supply affects the blood supply, etc., the foot can look outwardly normal. Generally, people with neuropathy can have other related problems. A diabetic can have poor blood supply, neuropathy, high risk of infection and poor wound healing, leading to "disgusting" feet. ...Read more
That is for your: Doc to decide after everything else gets ruled out. ...Read more
I'm going to a neneurologist for neuropathy in my feet. What should I expect on my first visit? How can he tell how severe it is?
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