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Neuropathy offered in Ankeny, Grimes and Altoona, IA

Neuropathy services offered in Ankeny, Grimes and Altoona, IA

Numbness, burning pain, and tingling due to neuropathy can feel crippling and increase your risk of severe complications. At Iowa Chiropractic Clinic & Sports Injuries in Altoona, Ankeny, and Grimes, Iowa, Aaron Martin, DC, and his experienced team offer pain-relieving neuropathy treatments that reduce discomfort and improve your quality of life. Call the office nearest you to learn more, or schedule an appointment online today.

Neuropathy Q&A

What is neuropathy?

Neuropathy is an often-painful condition that results from nerve damage. Neuropathy may appear because of an injury, disease, infection, metabolic problem, or surgery. This damage can cause bothersome symptoms when left untreated. See the Iowa Chiropractic Clinic & Sports Injuries experts to eliminate pain caused by neuropathy. 

What are the symptoms of neuropathy?

The hallmark symptoms of neuropathy include:

  • Numbness
  • Tingling
  • Burning
  • Stabbing pain
  • Weakness
  • Jabbing discomfort
  • Sharp pain
  • Touch sensitivity
  • Lack of coordination
  • Falling
  • Heat intolerance
  • Reduced blood pressure
  • Bladder or bowel issues
  • Changes in sweating patterns

See your specialist at the first sign of neuropathy to achieve the pain relief you desire and deserve. 

What are the risk factors for neuropathy?

Risk factors for developing neuropathy include:

  • Diabetes 
  • Infections
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Injuries
  • Kidney diseases
  • Liver diseases
  • Connective tissue disorders
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Bone marrow problems
  • Tumors
  • Toxin exposure
  • Alcoholism
  • Some medications
  • Vitamin deficiencies
  • Repetitive motions
  • Family history of neuropathy 

Sometimes the cause of neuropathy isn’t clear, but you can still treat the condition to ease discomfort and lessen your chance of complications.

How does my provider diagnose neuropathy?

To determine if you have neuropathy and how to best treat it, the Iowa Chiropractic Clinic & Sports Injuries team discusses your medical history, symptoms, lifestyle habits, medications, and more. 

They complete a physical exam, neurological exam, and nerve testing. You might benefit from blood tests, imaging procedures, or nerve or skin biopsies. 

How is neuropathy treated?

Iowa Chiropractic Clinic & Sports Injuries offers the following treatments for neuropathy pain:


  • Nutritional supplements
  • Acupuncture
  • Spinal decompression therapy
  • Chiropractic adjustments
  • MLS laser therapy
  • Power Plate technology
  • Electrical muscle stimulation
  • Ultrasound
  • HeartMath technology
  • Trigger point therapy
  • Physiotherapy


Your specialist tailors each treatment based on the cause of neuropathy, its severity, your lifestyle, and your preferences. 


Eating nutritious foods, exercising regularly, avoiding smoking, and maintaining an ideal weight are also important. Monitor your blood sugar regularly and care for your feet if you have diabetes. Avoid excessive alcohol and take dietary supplements if your specialist asks you to.


Schedule an appointment at Iowa Chiropractic Clinic & Sports Injuries by phone or online today to find relief from neuropathy pain.

Non-Surgical & Non-Pharmaceutical Treatments

Chiropractic care is a natural non-surgical and non-pharmacological treatment of neuromuscular disorders and orthopedic conditions. At Iowa Chiropractic Clinic & Sports Injuries we have successfully treated thousands of injuries and cumulative traumas. These range from simple daily activities of living to the most extreme sports and accident injuries