What Causes Peripheral Neuropathy?

Peripheral Neuropathy often occurs in the feet or hands due to nerve damage. When a person, particularly 65 years of age or older, suffer from Neuropathy, they can experience so-called Neuropathic Pain ranging from mild to severe and described as burning, pinpricks, or sudden shocks of electricity, as well as numbness, tingling, and weakness.

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The peripheral nervous system utilizes nerves to send messages to and from the central nervous system, which includes both the brain and spinal cord. When these peripheral nerves become damaged and their ability to transmit signals, neuropathy results.

Some of the more common causes of Peripheral Neuropathy include:

  • Diabetes
  • B12 Vitamin Deficiency
  • Chemotherapy
  • Chemicals and Toxins
  • Cancer
  • Injuries and Damaged Nerves
  • Infection
  • Kidney Disease
  • Inflammatory Diseases
  • Idiopathic

If you find yourself suffering from any of the above diseases or conditions, call Frisco Spinal Rehabilitation today for an evaltuation where we can review your medical history and explore treatment options.