Neuropathy is a medical condition that occurs when there is damage or dysfunction to the peripheral nervous system, which includes all nerves outside the brain and spinal cord.
There are many different types of neuropathy, with various causes ranging from physical injuries and infections to chronic diseases like diabetes and autoimmune disorders.
Neuropathy can affect any part of the body, from the hands and feet to the internal organs, and it can have a significant impact on a person’s quality of life.
Neuropathy & Symptoms
The symptoms of neuropathy can vary depending on the underlying cause and the nerves that are affected.
Some common symptoms of neuropathy include:
- Pain: This can range from mild to severe and may be described as burning, tingling, or shooting.
- Numbness: Some people may experience a loss of sensation in the affected area.
- Muscle weakness: This can make it difficult to perform daily activities such as walking or holding objects.
- Sensitivity to touch: Some people with neuropathy may experience increased sensitivity to touch, even light touch.
- Coordination problems: Neuropathy can affect the ability to coordinate movements, making it difficult to walk or perform other activities.
- Autonomic symptoms: Neuropathy can also affect the autonomic nervous system, leading to symptoms such as lightheadedness, changes in blood pressure, or digestive issues.
PRP Treatment for Neuropathy
Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy involves taking a sample of the patient’s blood and processing it to extract a concentrated solution of platelets and plasma. This solution contains growth factors that can help promote healing and reduce inflammation.
The concentrated solution is then injected into the affected area, where it can help repair damaged tissues and reduce pain.
PRP therapy has several potential benefits for treating neuropathy, including:
- Natural healing
- Minimal side effects
- Long-lasting results
- Personalized treatment
With the right care and attention, you can take steps towards reducing your neuropathy symptoms and improving your quality of life.
If you are struggling with neuropathy and looking for a non-surgical, natural treatment option, call us today at (603) 945-1945 to find out more about how PRP therapy can help you.