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Ignoring Diabetic Pain can disable you.Act now!

Sweetness in life makes you happy but sweetness in blood makes you ill, badly. We refer to High Blood Glucose here which causes different types of Diabetic Neuropathies in the body. Diabetic Neuropathy can cause various problems like paralysis, extreme pain in legs, feet cramps, aches in hands and arms, digestion problems, sexual dysfunction, loss of a limb, low blood pressure, foot ulcers and more.

There are four types of Diabetic neuropathies - Peripheral, Autonomic, Proximal and Focal. Peripheral neuropathy is the most common disease which affects the peripheral nerves, mostly in feet, legs, and hands. Peripheral nerves create a channel connecting the brain, spinal cord, other internal organs, muscles, and skin. Damage to these disturbs the communication between the brain and other parts of the body. It can prevent muscles movement and sensational feeling in your legs and arms causing severe pain condition. Various Peripheral neuropathy conditions can be sensory, motor or autonomic. Basic Neuropathy refers to the conditions when nerves that carry the message from the brain to the rest of the body are diseased.

1) Sensory Neuropathy is the lack of feeling in nerves. It generates burning sensation, tingling nerves, numbness or even permanent numbness in feet, legs, and hands.

2) Motor Neuropathy is a diabetic disorder that causes muscle pain and muscles even get weak. Mostly, thigh muscles, shin muscles in the legs and feet muscles. This condition can make walking difficult and imbalances the standing position, skin inflammation, increase worse callus conditions, etc.

Muscle and Joint complications
Diabetic Patients feel frequent muscle and joint pain. Including walking problems, High Blood Glucose can make joints stiff when a foot stays in particular position. In simple terms, this kind of joint problem is referred as Limited Joint Mobility Syndrome.

Peroneal Nerve Palsy, a condition leading to Paralysis
Peroneal Nerve Palsy is one of the conditions where a damage to a single peripheral nerve can cause greater problems. This happens when a nerve is compressed at the top of the calf on the outer side of a knee. The condition which develops with Peroneal Nerve Palsy is called ‘Foot Drop’ where a person finds difficult to lift the front part of a foot. Foot drop knows no age. It can strike at any age and can be caused in both the legs at the same time. In Foot drop condition a patient has to drag the front part of the feet while walking and give more lift to heel and knee. Foot drop abnormality can lead to paralysis in the muscles of a lower leg or a major harm to the sciatic nerve.

Relief in Diabetic Foot Pain
First of all, maintain your glucose levels, check your diet chart, quit smoking and talk to your doctor about physical exercises that can help you. Other therapeutic modalities are – Foot rollers, foot massage, using shoes that can support orthotics. Shoe orthotics give comfort and relief to feet when inserted into the shoes. Wash your feet properly even between the toes and keep them moistened. Wear closed-toes shoes with clean cotton socks. Avoid walking barefoot to avoid alien infection affecting your feet.

The most powerful alternative therapy is Electrical stimulation through TENS and EMS units.
TENS unit
Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation is a treatment that uses low to high voltage electrical current to relieve pain. Generally, Tens Therapy machine uses 12 TENS therapies in one, that pass hormone to release pain. Such hormones block pain messages reaching patient’s brain to reduce it quickly. Tens device are a hassle-free, battery-operated device and can be carried anywhere.

EMS unit
An EMS unit stimulates the muscles and prevents muscle atrophy. EMS Therapy machine use the very effective technique that creates muscles contraction through electrical current to give relief in swollen feet, muscle cramps, calf pain and helps is strengthening muscles.

Diabetic patients can get relief from various foot pains when it treated right and on time. Diabetic Neuropathy doesn’t end at the problems mentioned above but it can move farther to foot common foot problems like bunions, hammertoes, the fungal infection of nails and toes, corns and calluses, blisters, ingrown toenails, etc. Ask your doctor to examine your feet during the routine check-up which include checking foot temperature, sensation, and skin. Don’t live your life with diabetic pain, get a cure s ...

News Release: Ignoring Diabetic Pain can disable you.Act now!
Submitted on: February 06, 2018 07:44:41 AM
Submitted by: Hiren Panchal
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