Lake Mary / Orange City (407) 955-4511

Neuropathy

neuropathy

Podiatrist Jefferson Mennuti, DPM, offers treatment for neuropathy and more in the areas of Lake Mary, FL and Orange City, FL. Call our office today at (407) 955-4511 if you are dealing with neuropathy.

What Are the Symptoms of Neuropathy?

Motor nerve damage:

  • Muscle weakness
  • Cramps
  • Spasms
  • Loss of balance and coordination
  • Difficulty walking or running
  • Feeling of heavy legs, stumbling or become tired easily
  • Difficulty doing routine tasks like carrying bags, opening jars, or turning door knobs

Sensory nerve damage:

  • Impaired sense of position leading to ulcers
  • Tingling, numbness, pinching and/or pain
  • Burning, freezing, or electric-like pain
  • Sensation of wearing an invisible “glove” or “stocking”; these can become painful and severe
  • An absence of sensation – you can’t feel anything

Autonomic nerve damage:

  • Abnormal blood pressure and heart rate
  • Reduced ability to perspire
  • Constipation
  • Bladder dysfunction
  • Diarrhea
  • Incontinence
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Thinning/dryness of the skin

These symptoms can leave you feeling helpless and in severe pain, but there are treatments available to help you along throughout your struggle. Contact Dr. Mennuti now for an evaluation.

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