If you struggle with numbness, tingling, or burning pain, it could be due to nerve damage. At Alliance Spine Associates, LLC in Fair Lawn, New Jersey, the pain management specialists diagnose and treat nerve pain to provide the relief you deserve. Call the office to learn more or schedule an evaluation online today.
Nerve pain is the result of nerve damage. Nerves are fibers containing neurons that transmit signals to and from your body and brain. Nerve pain can be mild, moderate, or severe, even crippling when left untreated. See the Alliance Spine Associates, LLC team at the first sign of a problem.
Common symptoms associated with nerve pain include:
The earlier you seek treatment for nerve pain and its underlying cause, the more likely you’ll fully recover. Early detection and treatment lessen your risk of further nerve damage.
About 30% of nerve pain results from complications related to diabetes. The common nerve pain risk factors include:
Finding the root cause of nerve damage is essential to reducing your risk of worsening pain. Knowing the cause of your pain can help determine the most appropriate treatment options.
To find out what’s causing nerve discomfort, the Alliance Spine Associates, LLC team reviews your symptoms, lifestyle habits, and medical history. They check your vital signs, complete physical and neurological exams, and offer nerve function testing. You might also need blood tests and X-rays or other imaging procedures.
Your personalized nerve pain treatment depends on its underlying cause. The Alliance Spine Associates, LLC team could recommend:
Properly managing diabetes means keeping the blood sugar levels under control by taking diabetes medications as directed, implementing proper diet, and adopting healthy habits. Those habits include getting regular exercise, eating nutritious foods, controlling your carbohydrate intake, and maintaining a healthy body weight.
Your pain specialist could recommend more than one treatment to ensure the most effective results.
Call the Alliance Spine Associates, LLC office today or schedule an appointment online to get relief from nerve pain.