Painful Peripheral Neuropathy: Many Types, Causes, and Treatments – Including Neuromodulation
Painful peripheral neuropathy is a common neurological disorder characterized by numbness, weakness, tingling and pain, often starting in the hands or feet. This paper provides symptoms, causes, and types. It also addresses treatment. In cases where medications are not effective or have intolerable side effects, spinal cord stimulation or peripheral nerve stimulation can provide a solution. For qualified patients, peripheral nerve stimulators can have up to a 90% near-term success rate.