The most frightening or alarming symptoms often have the simplest causes. Most people associate the terms numbness and tingling with very serious health problems like a stroke or heart attack. However, nerve compression and injury are far more likely to be behind symptoms that come on slowly or repeat randomly for weeks and months on end. If you are concerned that you are dealing with neuropathy or other common nerve issues, come in for an appointment at our Broomfield office to determine the cause as quickly as possible.
The twin symptoms of numbness and tingling are collectively known as paresthesia. This term includes other sensations like pins and needles, tickling, itching, or even burning. The loss of sensation in a limb or a large portion of the body can make it hard to stick with your daily routine. Everyone experiences these symptoms on a temporary basis when a limb falls asleep due to an awkward position. However, chronic numbness or tingling that returns regularly could indicate a condition that needs attention.
When you visit our clinic to diagnosis a numbness problem, the medical professional examining you may ask questions like:
While some causes of these symptoms are relatively benign, others are serious. The exact combination of symptoms will tell the doctor what condition is most likely causing the problem. Once we narrow down the options, it isn’t hard to find the exact health concern. The most common causes include:
Avoiding diagnosis when a little tingling or numbness sets in could leave you vulnerable to the ravages of atherosclerosis or a sudden stroke. Less serious symptoms are often triggered by problems like:
The appropriate treatment to relieve numbness and tingling depends on the cause. If you seek non-surgical help in our office, you may receive:
If you find it hard to sleep because of burning or tingling feet, let our team in Westminster and Broomfield help you enjoy a restful night again. We provide both immediate and long term solutions for pain that don’t involve medication or surgery. However, our team still includes a medical doctor in case your problem is related to heart disease or diabetes instead. Don’t let burning or leg pain slow you down.
When you arrive for your first visit, a member of the Mile High Spine & Pain Center team will spend time with you collecting your patient history. This information will help your Mile High Spine & Pain Center Team know how significant your numbness and tingling problem is and how best to help you. As you get started with a treatment plan for your numbness and tingling, we will most likely give you some at home tips to be aware of. The Team at Mile High Spine & Pain Center has a lot of experience with numbness and tingling, but we will also need your participation in your care for the best results.
Feel free to look at our testimonials page to see what others have said about Mile High Spine & Pain Center. We’re proud to be part of their health care team. We want to thank you for considering us to help with your numbness and tingling. It does not have to be a life sentence. You don’t have to become another statistic, numbness and tingling is a fixable problem.
If you are suffering from numbness and tingling, the team at Mile High Spine & Pain Center are ready to help. Mile High Spine & Pain Center provides specialized treatment plans for numbness and tingling to patients in Westminster and Broomfield and can help you understand where your symptoms are coming from and what it will take to improve.
Call (720) 507-0080 today to schedule your free consultation!