Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
St. Rose Integrative Medical Center
Charmaine Ortega, MD,
Neuropathy treatment center located in Henderson, NV
Foot pain and numbness are common problems for diabetic patients today. This condition, known as diabetic peripheral neuropathy, can become quite serious if untreated, possibly even resulting in toe or foot loss. Men and women from the Henderson, Nevada area and all around the country come to Dr. Yvonne C. Ortega, MD, FACEP for her cutting-edge regenerative medicine treatments. To get relief from diabetic peripheral neuropathy without surgery, downtime, or narcotics, use the online appointment tool or phone the office now.
Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy Q & A
What is diabetic peripheral neuropathy?
Diabetic peripheral neuropathy is nerve damage that can happen if you're a diabetic with uncontrolled or poorly controlled high blood sugar. It's usually a permanent condition unless you seek treatment before your nerves die.
Diabetic peripheral neuropathy affects about 50% of all patients who suffer from diabetes today, so if you have either type 1 or type 2 diabetes, you need to know about the signs and effects of diabetic peripheral neuropathy.
What are the symptoms of diabetic peripheral neuropathy?
The most obvious sign of diabetic peripheral neuropathy is often a sharp, shooting, or stabbing pain in the feet or hands. You might also experience numbness, tingling in your hands or feet, balance issues, and a burning sensation in your hands or feet.
Your diabetic peripheral neuropathy symptoms can worsen over time, and they often spread from the extremities up the legs and arms.
What is the best treatment for diabetic peripheral neuropathy?
Dr. Ortega uses a groundbreaking treatment system that she developed herself. The diabetic peripheral neuropathy treatment at St. Rose Integrative Medicine is state-of-the-art and is the most powerful and unique neuropathy treatment available today.
Dr. Ortega is a highly regarded industry leader in this field, and patients from all over the U.S. come to St. Rose Integrative Medicine to get treatment from the best.
What can I do to prevent diabetic peripheral neuropathy?
If you have diabetes but don't have diabetic peripheral neuropathy, there may be some things you can do to avoid it. If you have mild diabetic peripheral neuropathy, you might be able to avoid worse symptoms if you make smart choices.
Remember that diabetes symptoms and diabetes-related conditions, like neuropathy, are worse when your diet is high in fat and processed foods. If you currently lead a sedentary lifestyle, add some exercise at least a few days a week.
Always take your diabetes medications exactly as prescribed, and let your doctor know if your medications don't seem to work like they once did. If you have diabetes complications, report them and get help right away. Catching the signs of nerve damage early enough means that you can reverse the damage fully and immediately.
If you're a diabetes sufferer and you've experienced the signs of diabetic peripheral neuropathy, take action now. Schedule an appointment for nerve regeneration through online booking or by phone today.