Peripheral Diabetic Neuropathy Therapy
North Boulder Physical Therapy, Boulder, Colorado
At our North Boulder Physical Therapy offices, we help a number of people who suffer from a diabetic nerve disorder called peripheral diabetic neuropathy. These patients typically experience a loss of protective sensation in their foot and lower leg which can lead to poor position sense (proprioception) and issues with balance. In fact, compared to people of the same age, diabetic neuropathy patients are 15 times more likely to have problems with falling. Other symptoms include:
- Decreased feeling in your feet and ankles
- Circulation issues and wounds that won’t heal
- Changes in walking causing wasting leg muscles
- Debilitating tingling, numbness and pain
Many of these symptoms are disruptive enough that they can prevent long walks or exercise, shorten your ability to play golf, and otherwise decrease many of the activities you enjoy in life. By coming to North Boulder Physical Therapy, there’s hope and there’s help.