Orlando Neuropathy Treatment Solutions
A Holistic Approach to Neuropathic Medicine
If you are one of the many people in Orlando who suffer from neuropathy, also referred to as peripheral neuropathy or peripheral neuritis, Orlando Acupuncture may be able to help. Symptoms of neuropathy which can range from mild numbness to severe pain and burning sensations tell us that there is damage to the nervous system. The most common cause of this progressive nerve damage is diabetes. Neuropathy is estimated to affect more than 20 million people in the U.S. Chemotherapy, exposure to toxins, autoimmune disorders, and other problems are also potential causes of neuropathy. This degenerative nerve condition can severely impact your life and ability to function by affecting sleep and increasing the risk of falls or other injuries.
Symptoms of neuropathy may include:
- A feeling of pins and needles or tingling (parathesia)
- Loss of feeling or Numbness
- Burning or sharp electric pain
- Pain when walking
- Difficulty sleeping due to foot pain
- Muscle weakness
- Shuffling or sliding the feet on the ground instead of taking steps
- Hands or feet that are painful to the touch
Practitioners of modern medicine often prescribe neuropathic medications to address these symptoms; however this does not resolve the underlying cause of the problem. This type of medication can have side effects that such as weight gain, depression, and headaches. Working with a acupuncture physician who specializes in neuropathy can address the causes of this condition and improve your overall health rather than just masking symptoms.
Acupuncture, Chinese herbs, dietary therapy and other therapies used in at Orlando Acupuncture have proven effective in clinic research to help reduce neuropathy. These therapies can be used on their own or in conjunction with traditional Western medical treatments. Ultimately it is all about uncovering the root cause of disease so that health can be restored and patients can enjoy a more energetic, pain- and symptom-free life.
Acupuncture, Chinese Herbs and Dietary Therapy in Neuropathic Medicine
Acupuncture is widely used in the natural treatment of neuropathy. Not only does it reduce stress markers and responses in the body, but it improves microcirculation and blood flow to the nerves. It also regulates the immune system to slow down the damaging factors that are affecting the nerves. Acupuncture has the ability to dramatically and quickly reduce pain while we restore nerve function.
Chinese herbs can also produce dramatic improvements in the symptoms of neuropathy. The herbs provide nutrients to help the body rebuild and maintain a healthy nervous system. Our herbs also attack specific pathogenic factors that may be damaging the nerves. Oriental herbs have been used for thousands of years in treatment of neuropathy and neurogenic pain.
Dietary therapy is also an important treatment for neuropathy. In cases of diabetic neuropathy our special blood sugar diet will help you maintain the results that you see in the clinic. For other cases of neuropathy, a healthy diet will help to reduce inflammatory biomarkers and improve your immune system response to whatever is attacking your nerves. The foods we eat directly impact the health of the body.
From eating healthier to exercise and lifestyle choices and environmental factors, achieving your best overall health and well-being empowers you to live your best life.
At Orlando Acupuncture we want to help those with neuropathy find relief from the pain and other debilitating symptoms of this disorder and at the same time, improve your health by revealing the root cause and restoring wellness. Contact us now for a free consultation.