Peripheral neuropathy refers to the conditions that result when nerves that carry messages to and from the brain and spinal cord from and to the rest of the body are damaged or diseased.
What are common signs of neuropathy?
Gradual onset of numbness and tingling in your feet or hands, which may spread upward into your legs and arms
Sharp, jabbing or burning pain
Extreme sensitivity to touch
Lack of coordination and falling
Muscle weakness or paralysis if motor nerves are affected