Peripheral Neuropathy 101
If you are experiencing aching, piercing, burning, numbness, tingling, itching or any other symptom in your feet and legs and/or hands caused by the ravaging effects of Peripheral Neuropathy and would like to be free of these life-altering symptoms once and for all, please read this in it’s entirety.
The information provided here will assist you in both understanding your pain and other symptoms as well as provide you with information on a very successful method that we use in The Neighborhood Neuropathy Center to help get rid of the pain and symptoms of Neuropathy.
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Although there is no known medical cure for Neuropathy, there are new and exciting methods to manage, control and even reverse the damage done to the nerves caused by certain factors. If you are suffering from this debilitating condition and simply taking drug after drug trying to alleviate your condition, you’re not alone.
It is estimated that over 20 million Americans suffer from Peripheral Neuropathy and that doesn’t even include the number of Americans who are diagnosed with Diabetes everyday and who will eventually develop this condition.
If you are one of these people, you know first hand what it’s like to be unable to do the things you like because of the constant tingling, pain, numbness and loss of feeling in your feet and legs. There is nothing more tragic than feeling you are unable to be fully engaged in the life that you have worked so hard to attain. Your zest for life and your enthusiasm for living may be greatly diminished by this pervasive and intruding pain and numbness which is affecting everything you do.
There are some surprising statistics about how common diabetic foot ulcers are, how often they can lead to amputation and the ultimate cost of having a foot ulcer that results in an amputation.
1. A foot ulcer is the initial event in more than 85% of major amputations that are performed on people with diabetes.
2. In the United States, every year about 73,000 amputations of the lower limb not related to trauma are performed on people with diabetes.
3. Of non-traumatic amputations in the United States, 60% are performed on people with diabetes.
4. Throughout the world, it’s estimated that every 30 seconds one leg is amputated due to diabetes.
5. 10% of people with diabetes have a foot ulcer.
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