More than 20 million Americans of all ages suffer from peripheral neurology, a chronic inflammatory condition that causes pain, weakness, and numbness due to nerve damage, typically in the hands and feet. In fact, it is estimated that as many as 30% of people in the United States will be affected by neuropathy at some point in their lives, especially those who are 65 and older.
Although common, neuropathy can be a complex medical issue. There are more than 100 types of neuropathies, each of which can develop differently. For example, some forms develop slowly over a matter of months or years, while others develop rapidly and continue to worsen. It all depends on the type of nerve damage that is involved, as well as the underlying cause of the condition.
Three types of peripheral nerves – sensory, motor, and autonomic – are affected by neuropathy. These nerves are what connect your central nervous system – your brain and spinal cord – to the rest of your body. What happens with neuropathy is that injured nerve cells are unable to effectively communicate with the brain. As a result, the damaged nerves send pain signals from peripheral sensory receptors in the brain, which produces symptoms, such as:
- Severe pain
- Burning and tingling sensation
- A loss of coordination
- The inability to feel
- Muscle weakness
- Many other symptoms
A common source of neuropathy is diabetes. However, it can also be caused by injury to nerves due to repetitive motions, a vitamin deficiency, autoimmune disorder, infection, exposure to heavy metals and certain chemicals, or chemotherapy. The good news is that by using NIVA’s cutting-edge therapeutic options, your chronic pain associated with peripheral neuropathy – and other forms of chronic musculoskeletal pain – can be treated without surgery or medication.
An Innovative Approach to Neuropathy Treatment
The key to neuropathy relief lies in therapeutic electrotherapy. NIVA’s FDA-cleared Neuropathy Program treats the pain associated with neuropathy and other forms of chronic pain at its source instead of simply masking the pain with medication and temporary relief. This highly effective, non-invasive approach uses energy waves to stimulate the body on a cellular level, optimizing the energy levels between your cells to heal injured tissues and relieve your pain.
NIVA’s electrotherapy not only treats chronic pain associated with peripheral neuropathy due to diabetes, chemotherapy treatment, injuries, and infections, but also:
- Back pain
- Neck pain
- Foot drop
- Knee pain
- Shoulder pain
- Muscle weakness
By stimulating the repair of the damaged cells that are causing your symptoms, NIVA’s neuropathy therapy can provide multiple benefits, including:
- Long-lasting relief from pain symptoms
- Reduced inflammation
- Increased blood flow to affected areas
- Accelerated tissue turnover
- Increased immune system functioning
- Improved quality of sleep
- Lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels
- Increased cellular metabolism
- Help with eliminating toxins from the body
- Improved energy levels
- A better quality of life
Neuropathy Relief Clinic Near You
As a form of pain management, NIVA’s Neuropathy Program is a non-invasive, safe, drug-free, and painless treatment with no downtime. To find out if it can address your neuropathy symptoms, call us at your local NIVA Health Office. You can also request an appointment now or sign up for a free, complimentary consultation.
NIVA Health has conveniently located offices throughout Florida, New Jersey, Michigan, Illinois, and Georgia, where our friendly staff welcomes your call and looks forward to serving you.