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 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.
The hallmark symptoms of neuropathy include:
See your specialist at the first sign of neuropathy to achieve the pain relief you desire and deserve.
Risk factors for developing neuropathy include:
Sometimes the cause of neuropathy isn’t clear, but you can still treat the condition to ease discomfort and lessen your chance of complications.
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.
Iowa Chiropractic Clinic & Sports Injuries offers the following treatments for neuropathy pain:
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.