If you are noticing that you have numbness and tingling in your feet and you have been a heavy drinker, the chances are good that you are dealing with a condition that is known as alcoholic neuropathy. This is a condition that can cause a lot of damage to the nerves of the extremities, which leads to a great amount of painful sensations and numbness. Luckily, you do have options when it comes to alcoholic neuropathy treatment in Mill Creek with Mill Creek Foot and Ankle Clinic.
While the exact culprit for alcoholic neuropathy is not known, it is usually linked to a poisoning of the nerve that takes place due to the constant exposure to alcohol along with poor nutrition. Many people who drink heavily throughout their lifetime will end up having such neuropathy issues that need to be addressed.
There are a number of symptoms that can be associated with this condition, including:
- Pins and needles sensation
- Muscle weakness
- Intolerance to heat
- Cramping in the muscles
- Movement disorders
- Speech impairment
- Difficulty swallowing
After we are able to give you a full examination, we will then be able to work with you on your treatment options. In addition to physical therapy and supports to help you with your daily activities, we will also be able to discuss your choices in supplementation for your diet that will help you with the neuropathy symptoms that you are experiencing. Our team of professionals will also be able to suggest ways that you can make your day to day activities a lot easier by way of supports, specialty socks and other footwear.
Mill Creek Foot and Ankle Clinic is available to help you with options in alcoholic neuropathy treatment in Mill Creek. Call us at (425)482-6663 for information.