What is neuropathy, and what causes it?
Neuropathy, also known as peripheral neuropathy, is a condition that affects the nerves in the body. It can be caused by a variety of factors, including diabetes, chemotherapy, alcoholism, and certain infections.
How is neuropathy diagnosed?
Neuropathy is typically diagnosed through a physical exam, a review of medical history, and a variety of tests, including nerve conduction studies and electromyography (EMG). Blood tests and imaging tests, such as MRI or CT scans, may also be used to identify the underlying cause of the neuropathy. At the Neuropathy Treatment Clinic of Oklahoma, we set-up a one hour consultation and exam to review your symptoms and design a plan to effectively treat the symptoms of your neuropathy.
What are the treatment options for neuropathy?
Treatment for neuropathy depends on the underlying cause and severity of the condition. At the Neuropathy Treatment Clinic of Oklahoma, we do not use surgery, narcotics, or steroids. Our specialized treatment plan, treats the pain associated with Neuropathy. Physical therapy and occupational therapy can also be helpful in improving muscle strength and mobility. In addition, lifestyle changes, such as exercise and a healthy diet, can help to manage symptoms and improve overall health.
How long does treatment for neuropathy take?
The duration of treatment for neuropathy can vary depending on the underlying cause and severity of the condition. .
Can neuropathy be cured?
Neuropathy is a chronic condition that may require ongoing management to control symptoms and prevent further nerve damage. While there is no cure for neuropathy, our specialized has been known to effectively treat and manage symptoms to improve quality of life.
What can be done to prevent neuropathy?
Prevention of neuropathy depends on the underlying cause of the condition. For example, maintaining good blood sugar control in individuals with diabetes can help to prevent diabetic neuropathy. Avoiding excessive alcohol consumption. In addition, adopting a healthy lifestyle that includes regular exercise and a balanced diet can help to improve overall health and reduce the risk of developing neuropathy.
Here at NEUROPATHY TREATMENT CLINIC OF OKLAHOMA, we want to help answer any questions that you may have about Neuropathy.
Our knowledgeable team is ready to meet you and get started on a plan, to give you the life you deserve today! Give us a call at 918-921-8160