Peripheral neuropathy is especially common among diabetics. There are lots of treatment options available, so if you think you may be suffering from peripheral neuropathy stop by our office to find out about The Gibson Method which is being employed in medical offices all around the country.
US News has put together a list of symptoms of peripheral neuropathy. Check this list and see if your pain may be caused by neuropathy.
Symptoms of peripheral neuropathy
If any of the following statements apply to you, contact your doctor. Tests will be ordered to confirm whether you have diabetic neuropathy:
• My feet tingle.
• I feel "pins and needles" in my feet.
• I have burning or shooting pains in my feet.
• My feet are sensitive to touch.
• My feet hurt at night.
• My feet are numb and feel dead.
• I don't feel pain in my feet.
• I can't feel my feet when I'm walking.
• I'm unsteady when I walk or stand.
• My feet and hands get very cold or very hot.
• I have open sores on my feet and legs that heal slowly.
• It feels like the muscles and bones in my feet have changed.