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Understanding Neuropathy

What you Need to Know about Neuropathy

Peripheral Neuropathy is a common affliction in which the peripheral nerves have been damaged.  The peripheral nerves are those that connect the spinal cord to the rest of your body (internal organs, muscles, and skin). The damage can impact:

Peripheral Neuropathy can occur at any age, but is more common in older adults. It most frequently starts in the longest nerves, i.e. those that reach to your toes and fingers, thereby affecting sensations in feet and hands. If untreated, Peripheral Neuropathy can lead to complications such as interrupted sleep patterns, balance issues, foot ulcers and gangrene.

 

Symptoms of Neuropathy

Neuropathy frequently begins with feelings of numbness or tingling in the feet or hands. This sensation may spread into the legs and arms along with the development of further symptoms such as:

Causes of Neuropathy

Pinpointing the exact cause of Peripheral Neuropathy can be difficult because of the number of varying factors that can contribute. It frequently occurs in patients with diabetes -- at least half of all diabetics also have some type of related neuropathy. But it also can result from other issues such as:

Drug-Free Neuropathy Treatment in Fort Wayne

Dr. Busch, of the Busch Chiropractic Pain Center in Fort Wayne, offers a breakthrough treatment plan for the pain, numbness, and other symptoms of Peripheral Neuropathy: the Busch Neuropathy  Protocol™. This specialized protocol offers components that have been internationally recognized for many years, as well as new advances in neuropathy treatment. The Busch Neuropathy Protocol™ addresses the pain of peripheral neuropathy with a drug-free, non-invasive approach using Infrared Therapy and Photomodulation to stimulate tissue repair.

If you or a loved one suffers from neuropathy, and it's debilitating symptoms, contact Busch Chiropractic Pain Center today at (888) 471-4090.  Through our philosophy of Patient Centered Healthcare, our professionals work to understand you, your symptoms and your lifestyle to quickly determine if you are a candidate for the Busch Neuropathy Protocol™. No matter the cause, we work with our patients to treat their pain, identify the factors contributing to it, and develop further treatment plans and lifestyle changes to keep them pain free.

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