A diagnosis of Spinal Stenosis means you have a narrowing of the spinal canal in one or more areas. Although it can occur anywhere on the spine, it is most frequently found in the lower back or neck. As this occurs, pressure can be put not only on the spinal cord, but also on its nerves in the area of the narrowing.
Doctors often have a difficult time diagnosing Peripheral Neuropathy, because it isn’t a singular disease, but is a condition that could have many and various causes. It will require a full physical and neurological examination.
If you are a diabetic, it means your blood sugar levels are higher than they should be because your insulin level is too low. As time goes on, this chronic condition can damage the nerves in your feet (neuropathy), causing them to be extremely painful, especially at night when you’re trying to sleep.
Oftentimes, the first signs that you may be experiencing Peripheral Neuropathy (nerve damage) beings in your feet or hands.
It may begin as a simple inconvenience or an irritation such as numbness, the feeling of pins and needles or tingling in you toes.