Neuropathy

Woman Sitting On A Sofa with her hands on her head, pain and frustration concept
Neuropathy

5 Questions About Invisible Illness

1. What is an invisible illness?  An invisible illness is any medical condition that isn’t outwardly visible to others, even healthcare professionals, making it challenging for both patients and doctors

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Someone touching a mans hand that has gone numb while holding a ball for a prolonger period of time. Hand numbness, tingling and paresthesia concept
Neuropathy

What Is Paresthesia?

What is paresthesia? First, paresthesia is defined as a burning or tingling sensation in the hands, arms, legs or feet. There are two different types of paresthesia: temporary and chronic.

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a male sitting on his couch in intense pain, clenching his head. Concept of hyperalgesia.
Neuropathy

What Is Hyperalgesia?

Hyperalgesia To start, it’s important to understand what hyperalgesia is. There are several different types, but all people who experience this condition deal with extreme pain. It occurs when there

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Asian old man sitting on sofa and having hand pain, hand injury at home. allodynia concept.
Neuropathy

What Is Allodynia?

What is allodynia? To start, allodynia is defined as pain from a stimulus that wouldn’t normally provoke pain. People who experience nerve pain are very sensitive to touch. For example,

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a person walking on the track dragging his feet along
Chemo-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy

What Is Foot Drop?

Symptoms of foot drop The most common symptom of foot drop is dragging your toe on the ground when you walk. This can cause you to trip or fall. Other

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