Benefits of chiropractic for neuropathy

Increasing mobility and flexibility
Enhanced immune system
Reduces stiffness and pain
Decreases overall effects of stress on the nervous system


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

A Chiropractor can help neuropathy

1. Complete Chiropractic Exam

Including a complete orthopedic and neurological exam of your entire spine.

2. Specific Chiropratic adjustments

These precised spinal adjustments are designed to eliminate pressure on your pinched nerves.

3. Correct alignment of the vertebrae

By restoring the correct alignment of the spine and spinal curvature this will relax the ligaments and muscles of the spine which decreasing neuropathy.

4. Postural and ergonomic advice

Proper advice on how to sitting and moving is essential for a healthier spine.

Studies show: Chiropractic adjustments help improve neuropathy.

Reference from JMPT.
2008 Mar;31(3):184-90.

“The postural instability shown by the osteoarthritic group may be due to the effects of the lower limb peripheral neuropathy alone or due to a combination of both cervical degenerative changes and peripheral changes.” – Chiropractors work directly to improve posture misalignments.