Physical Therapy for Peripheral Neuropathy
Peripheral neuropathy, a result of damage to your peripheral nerves, often causes weakness, numbness and pain, usually in your hands and feet. It can also affect other areas of your body.
Your peripheral nervous system sends information from your brain and spinal cord (central nervous system) to the rest of your body. Peripheral neuropathy can result from traumatic injuries, infections, metabolic problems, inherited causes and exposure to toxins. One of the most common causes is diabetes mellitus. Mayo Clinic
An estimated 33% of all adults with chronic balance problems experience difficulty performing basic activities of daily living such as bathing dressing eating and walking safely without falls. We don’t notice what the vestibular system does for us until it is not working properly. It can be very disabling for many people though with the right treatment and diagnosis we can manage your symptoms and often cure them.
The staff members at WWSPT are the regions experts on the care the Vestibular Dysfunction. No matter the diagnosis they provide the newest in evidence-based medical care for our patients. We are involved with leading research in the treatment of Vestibular disorders.