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Therapeutic Options for Peripheral Neuropathy

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If you’re experiencing muscle weakness, numbness, burning pain, tingling in your feet or hands, and similar symptoms, you might be suffering from peripheral neuropathy or shortly known as neuropathy. This nerve problem can be treated through medications, procedures, and therapies. However, some types of neuropathy might not be cured if they are caused by underlying medical conditions, such as diabetes, autoimmune disorders, and infections.

Depending on your condition and your doctor’s recommendation, the following items are some of the rehabilitative care options you can take advantage of:

  • Physical Therapy
    Physical therapy services in West Palm Beach, Florida are designed to help in enhancing your movement, flexibility, and strength. Flexibility exercises include progressive stretching and self-stretching. In addition, you may also have nerve gliding activities and moderate-intensity exercises.
  • Occupational Therapy
    If neuropathy affects your bodily functions, occupational therapy helps you in regaining your ability to move. The treatment focuses on enhancing your hand’s grip, sensory-motor skills, and/or flexibility of your feet.
  • Complementary Treatments
    Professional massage, acupuncture, yoga or meditation, psychotherapy, and behavioral therapy can also help in alleviating the pain in your nerves. To get the best possible result from any care services you choose or your physician has prescribed, make sure to find a certified and reliable therapist in Florida.

For further assistance, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us here at The Flagler Institute. We have accommodating representatives ready to serve you at 561-833-1747. Contact us today!

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