Advantage Healthcare of Charleston Implements Advanced Therapies for Peripheral Neuropathy Sufferers

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Peripheral neuropathy can cause severe amounts of pain for diabetic patients. A local medical office in Charleston is offering a new therapy for foot neuropathy pain.

Recent numbers by the American Diabetes Association show that over 25 million Americans suffer from diabetes. Peripheral neuropathy pain in diabetes is one of the most common symptoms to arrive from this condition. Neuropathy pain is a chronic inflammation to a nerve outside of the central nervous system. Diabetes patients often suffer from severe foot pain, inflammation, and swelling. A local Charleston medical office has now implemented a cutting-edge treatment for neuropathy pain. By combining a number of non-invasive therapies for foot pain, this office can help reverse the pain of diabetic neuropathy and help patients live without severe pain. By using nerve stimulation, nerve block medication and physical rehabilitation, neuropathic foot pain can be decreased and lessened.

Some of the known side-effects of peripheral neuropathy can be sensory changes such as hot and cold sensations, numbness or tingling. A common complaint of neuropathy sufferers is a feeling of ants walking up and down their legs. In addition to sensory changes to peripheral nerves, patients can lose the function of the nerves that are affected. Muscles can go into constant spasm or lose strength. They can have a loss of balance and lose the ability to walk up stairs or do many of the normal activities they used to do. The most common muscle complaint that neuropathy sufferers have is constant muscle cramping in their feet or legs.

Dr. Christopher Gray with Advantage Healthcare of Charleston has been serving the residents of Goose Greek and Charleston, SC with the highest quality of medical and non-invasive pain relief treatments for over 12 years. They have a team of physical medicine specialists, medical doctors and chiropractors that work on physical and neurological pain syndromes. Their peripheral neuropathy treatment protocols combine the use of medical nerve blocks with muscle stimulation and vibration that can alter the firing of peripheral nerves and lesson the amount of pain that a patient feels. Over time, neuropathy sufferers notice they have less foot and leg pain and that they can walk without pain and discomfort. In addition, muscle cramping and weakness can also be improved. To learn more about how this treatment can help your diabetic foot pain, call their office or click on their website.

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