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Doctor insights on: Nerves In Feet

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Scientists have discovered any products to help damaged nerves in feet?

Scientists have discovered any products to help damaged nerves in feet?

Yes: A number of newer "medical foods" have shown promise in promoting nerve health and regeneration. These include l-methylfolate, benfotiamine and Alpha lipoic acid. ...Read more

Nerve (Definition)

The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more


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What can cause pinched nerves in feet and ankles?

What can cause pinched nerves in feet and ankles?

Various things: Injury/trauma. Nerve entrapment such as tarsal tunnel, neuropathy. Have a podiatrist check it out. ...Read more

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How does hypertension hurt the kidneys and nerves to feet?

How does hypertension hurt the kidneys and nerves to feet?

Hypertensive damage: Nerves and kidneys are full of small blood vessels . Exposure to high blood pressure causes damage to these vessels. This can happen slowly or rapidly depending on the degree of pressure. Much like a rubber hose will bubble and burst under under too much pressure , . ...Read more

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My nerves in feet, ears & face, sometimes hands tingle?

My nerves in feet, ears & face, sometimes hands tingle?

Often Spine Related: Pins and Needles sensations in the arms/hands, legs/feet can be caused by a disc bulge or herniation in the neck or back. If you face and ear symptoms it might be best to be evaluated by a neurologist. ...Read more

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Given a good prognosis for alc neuropathy by a neuro and quit drinking, what would an est recover time be to heal the damaged nerves in my feet?

Given a good prognosis for alc neuropathy by a neuro and quit drinking, what would an est recover time be to heal the damaged nerves in my feet?

Peripheral neuropath: Depends on the origin extent of the injury to the nerves. If just the insulation is effected then 1-3 months is the earliest. If the nerves themselves are involved then months to a year if recovery is possible. May not be reversible. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my partners nerves are dying in hes feet due to alcohol still in pain he can't take much more?

What do you suggest if my partners nerves are dying in hes feet due to alcohol still in pain he can't take much more?

Neuropathy?: Has your partner stopped drinking the alcohol? That is important. Has he been prescribed a medication to help with neurological pain? Has he considered an option like acupuncture? ...Read more