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What is Peripheral Neuropathy?

By Barry L. Cole, DC, FADP

Do you suffer from strange sensations in your feet, legs, hands, or fingers? Do you have pain while walking?

Peripheral NeuropathyNeuropathy affects every part of your life – walking, sitting, sleeping, socializing, your ability to enjoy relationships, and so much more. If you have tried “everything” like Anodyne therapy, physical therapy, or other medications and you are not getting the results you want, then this may be the most important information you have ever read!

Most treatments fail because they only cover up your symptoms and do not heal the damaged nerves.

Peripheral Neuropathy is a common condition caused by the damage to the peripheral nerves of the nervous system. The peripheral nerves spread out from the brain and spinal cord. The peripheral nerves relay nerve impulses and sensory information from the body to the spinal cord, where they are then carried to the brain.

Neuropathy can result from pinched nerves or diabetes. Diet and exercise is very important in controlling diabetes.

What are the Risk Factors of Neuropathy?
A number of factors increase the risk for Peripheral Neuropathy. Risk factors include:
• Alcoholism and alcohol abuse
• Certain diseases, such as diabetes, cancer, lupus, Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, rheumatoid arthritis, hepatitis, vasculitis, hypothyroidism, and HIV/AIDS
• Certain medications, including chemotherapy
• Exposure to certain toxins, such as insecticides, lead, mercury, glues, solvents, and arsenic
• Long term pressure on a nerve due to such conditions as a tight cast, long surgical procedures, or carpal tunnel syndrome
• Nerve trauma
• Poor circulation
• Vitamin B and Vitamin E deficiency

Treatment Options
The neuropathy treatments stimulate dead or damaged nerves to become functional again. The treatments include the use of our specialized equipment and daily supplements which will help restore healthy nerves.

A recent patient has had Peripheral Arterial Disease for over 15 years. He had arterial blood flow but a minimum amount of venous blood flow back to the body. This has resulted in discoloration and swelling with some numbness present. Four weeks of treatments at Cole Family Practice, consisting of Direct Current modality and supplements, has had amazing results.

Call Cole Family Practice of Dyersburg at 731-285-2696 now for a no cost consultation to determine your condition and qualify for a 7 point leg and foot neuropathy evaluation.

Cole Chiropractic Clinic
Dr. Barry Cole
417 Troy Avenue
Dyersburg, TN 38024
(800) 558-2696

Dr. Barry Cole
Providing the best total body, holistic health and wellness services to his patients, day in and day out, no matter what. Dr. Barry Cole is a proud graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. Dr. Cole has dedicated his life to educating himself about health, best practices and proven procedures that deliver actual results to his patients. He has earned a Fellowship Degree from the Physicians Academy of Dallas, Texas. Dr. Cole has served in some capacity on the Tennessee Chiropractic Association Board for over 35 years.

Dr. Cole’s specialty is handling issues arising from problems with the body’s nervous system. This gives him invaluable experience in treating a wide variety of disorders that cause pain, stress, and debilitating conditions with proven, non-surgical treatments, spinal manipulation, neurological and diabetic neuropathy, foot levelers, pelvic stabilizers, smoking cessation, Therapeutic Modalities, Massage Therapy, Auriculotherapy and the spinal decompression traction system (DTS).

Let Dr. Cole pinpoint the cause of your problems and create a customized treatment plan for you today!

Bragging rights…

In addition to treating thousands of patients and alleviating their stress and pain, Dr. Cole has been recognized by his peers for his commitment to excellence and high standards of care.

In 1999, he was awarded the Chiropractor of the Year award; in 2007, he was awarded the James R. Cole Heritage Award, given to a practicing chiropractor who has, for 25 years or more, demonstrated a career-long commitment to the field, the mission of the TCA, and the community.

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