Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy for Neuropathy

Peripheral neuropathy is a disease in which the nerves of the body become damaged, especially in the extremities. This creates several symptoms, including pain, numbness, and decreased range of movement.

Neuropathy can happen for a number of reasons but is most common in diabetics. While there are a few different treatments for this condition, one of the most promising is physical therapy.

Neuropathy and physical therapy go hand-in-hand with one another. By using some of the following physical therapy exercises for neuropathy, you can lower your pain and reduce the lack of sensation in your fingers and toes.

Get Flexible

One of the best physical therapy exercises for neuropathy is stretching. Try the following to keep yourself limber:

Build Muscle

Unsurprisingly, having more muscle tone helps you regain some of the strength you’ve lost. Do the below physical therapy exercises for neuropathy several times a week to get in better shape:

Improve Balance

You’ll also need to work on improving your balance, especially if you don’t have a lot of feeling in your toes. These physical therapy exercises for neuropathy can help:

Professional Physical Therapy for Neuropathy at Your Service

If you want real relief for your neuropathy, give us a call today.

Our physical therapy experts can prescribe a custom exercise routine that will reduce your pain and help you regain your mobility.

Book an appointment now by calling 972-290-1507.

Author
Kristy Snyder Writer and Editor - *The opinions expressed herein are solely the opinions of the author. Information provided is for educational purposes only and is not intended as medical advice. Should you need medical advice, see your physician.

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