Have you noticed recent, recurrent numbness or tingling in your feet, hands, arms or legs?
Tingling and/or numbness in your extremities is more than just a funny feeling. It could be a sign of an underlying spinal or nervous system issue. The good news is, most cases of numbness and tingling can be treated without the need for drugs or other, more invasive treatment methods.
The chiropractic team at Back to Health can identify the root cause of the problem and create a plan that gets results.
Common Causes of Numbness and Tingling?
Whether acute or chronic, numbness and tingling are almost always caused by some type of nerve pressure. For instance, sitting in one place for too long can result in the sensation of pins and needles. This acute reaction typically resolves once you begin moving around again, as doing so releases pressure on the nerves.
When the sensation of tingling or numbness becomes chronic, however, it’s typically due to an underlying health condition or an injury that affects the nerves. For example, damage or degeneration of the spine, such as a herniated disc, can cause numbness or tingling of the arms, legs, hands and feet. Likewise, nerve compression conditions like Carpel Tunnel Syndrome can also result in numbness and tingling of the extremities.
How Chiropractic Care Can Help
Because chiropractic care focuses primarily on alleviating nerve pressure, it is ideal for addressing numbness and tingling. Once we have identified the precise nerve or area of nerves that are causing your symptoms, we’ll tailor a treatment strategy to address and resolve the issue.
In most cases, we can get positive, long-lasting results without the need for pain medication or anti-inflammatories. Instead, we rely on gentle, highly effective techniques like spinal adjustments and soft tissue manipulations.
Our ultimate goal is to return your body to proper alignment for ongoing nerve protection, increased blood circulation, reduced inflammation and enhanced wellness overall.
If you experience frequent numbness or tingling in your legs, arms, hands or feet, don’t ignore the warning signs. Contact the team at Back to Health today.