Impairing Your Body’s Function
There are over 100 known types of neuropathy. The most common are found among diabetics, who make up 60% of the estimated 40 million peripheral neuropathy cases in the U.S.
A painful, debilitating condition, it results from damage caused in your peripheral nervous system. This complex system of nerves is responsible for the connection and communication of the brain and spinal cord with the rest of the body. The American Diabetes Association estimates that about half of all diabetes cases involve some form of nerve damage.
Expert author and Los Angeles chiropractor, Dr. Britton is skilled in assisting those suffering from diabetic neuropathy in Mission Valley to recover their quality of life.
The Many Symptoms of Diabetic Neuropathy
Symptoms vary among individuals. Most commonly, they affect your sensory and motor skills, as well as your autonomic nervous system. The symptoms you experience may include
- Dizziness due to a drop in blood pressure
- Loss of balance and coordination
- Pain or numbness in the feet, arms, hands or legs
Dr. Britton can assist you in effectively managing your symptoms. To learn more about what we can do for you, please contact our practice.