There are several conditions that might cause you to experience burning pain, from Central Pain Syndrome to St. Anthony’s Fire. But one of the most common conditions, one that affects millions of people, is Peripheral Neuropathy.
Similar to telephone wires,
If you were to tell someone that your tingling hands were really bothering you, they would more than likely think you were a bit of a complainer. How serious or problematic can tingling hands be?
If you were to tell that to a medical professional, they would take it more seriously, because it can be related to diabetes. When someone has this symptom
Image of A Peripheral Neuropathy patient of the Bellevue Pain InstititueHave you ever heard of such a thing as good nerve neuropathy? I’m sure if you have neuropathy (damaged nerves) your answer to that question would be a resounding NO! There is nothing good about neuropathy, especially Peripheral Neuropathy.
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.
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.
It’s very possible that your burning feet could be a indication you are suffering from Peripheral Neuropathy, nerve damage that can result from a number of different reasons.
The pain of Peripheral Neuropathy doesn’t just affect you, it affects the people you live with and the people who care about you.
They feel terrible as they watch you struggle with extreme
It’s hard to believe that someone would feel desperate due to painful feet. But if you have never had Peripheral Neuropathy, you won’t be able to relate to the intense pain that it can cause.
When you are suffering from nerve problems in your feet brought on by diabetes, it can take over your life.
The pain can cause you to lose sleep, sometimes for several days at a time.
We’ve all heard the the old folk song, “Dem Bones”:
“The toe bone’s connected to the foot bone – the foot bone’s connected to the ankle bone – the ankle bone’s connected to the leg bone…”
For the millions of people who suffer with the pain of neuropathy, pain relief is at the top of their wish list.
But most of those millions of people have been told by their medical professionals that there is no real help, this is something they will just have to live with.
People who suffer from diabetes are prone to experiencing one or more of several complications which may include:
Problems with their eyes which could range from light sensitivity to going blind
I was reading about a woman whose hands and feet kept getting numb or “falling asleep”, she said that it seemed to be happening more and more often. She had been to a physician and had been examined, but nothing was discovered.
It was interesting to me
Spinal discs are like shock absorbers between the bones of the spine. Their function is to cushion the vertebra and to allow the spine to twist, bend and flex.
What is a bulging disc?