Alternative Therapy for Neuropathy

February 25, 2020

Over a quarter of Americans will experience neuropathy in their lifetime. Neuropathy refers to the pain and suffering caused by damaged nerves. The pain can be intense, and certain forms of neuropathy cannot be cured—only managed.

For those who suffer from neuropathy in Naples, FL, alternative neuropathy therapies can be effective where traditional medicine fails.

What is neuropathy?

Neuropathy occurs when your nerves are damaged or act in a dysfunctional manner. This can result in a tingling pain, numbness and muscle weakness around the damaged nerve. Symptoms most often begin in your hands and feet, although other areas of the body can be affected as well. The nerve cells (neurons) are damaged, which interferes with the way they communicate with the brain.
That, in turn, leads to pain.

The pain can feel like a low-level tingling, but also manifests in burning, throbbing and sharp knife-like symptoms.

Neuropathy is often caused by diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, trauma and performing repetitive motions for extended periods of time. About 25 to 30 percent of Americans will experience neuropathy at some point in their lives. Some forms of neuropathy can be treated in Naples, FL, while others can only be managed. There are over 100 forms currently known, and each type has a different development rate and symptoms.

The sooner you seek treatment for neuropathy, the better your chances will be to heal damage and prevent any further nerve pain.

Some alternative therapies for neuropathy

At Hiler Chiropractic & Neurology/ Feel Amazing Institute, we offer state-of-the-art modalities to treat your neuropathy. Even if your doctor has told you that your form of neuropathy is untreatable, many of our patients have experienced reductions in pain and suffering after visiting us for treatment.

We use low-level infrared light therapy and red LEDs to heal damaged nerves. The light stimulates the release of nitric oxide, a gas which relaxes the lining of blood vessels and increases circulation. The increased blood flow can then help repair the damaged nerve endings.

Electrotherapy has also been effective in treating neuropathy pain. Gentle electrical signals are sent through the skin, which disrupt the damaged nerve’s signals to the brain. This can reduce or even eliminate nerve pain.

Neuropathy treatment in Naples, FL

If you’re ready to explore alternative therapies for neuropathy in Naples, FL, visit Hiler Chiropractic & Neurology/ Feel Amazing Institute. We offer compassionate care, including diagnosis, safe, non-invasive treatments and flexible appointment scheduling. Our team is dedicated to providing you with a pain-free existence, and are happy to work with you to find the solution that’s right for your individual needs and symptoms. Call us today to schedule your consultation and learn what alternative neuropathy treatment can do for you. We look forward to meeting with you to discuss your symptoms and find some solutions.

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