Peripheral neuropathy is a set of painful and uncomfortable symptoms that result from nerve damage. There are dozens of different types of peripheral nerve disorders.
At Allegheny Health Network (AHN) Neuroscience Institute, we offer expert diagnosis and treatment for the wide range of peripheral nerve disorders. Peripheral nerves are the nerves that connect the brain and spinal cord to the rest of your body.
The type of symptoms you experience depend on the nerves that are damaged.
At AHN Neuroscience Institute, our expert physicians specialize in diagnosing the various peripheral nerve disorders. A complete neurological examination is the first step to an accurate diagnosis. Your physician will also talk to you about your symptoms as well as your medical and family history.
Your physician may order one or more tests to provide a precise diagnosis, including:
While there is no cure for peripheral nerve disorders, our highly skilled specialists use the latest therapies to help you manage your symptoms while addressing the underlying cause of nerve damage. We use a collaborative approach to provide you with personalized treatment recommendations.
We use a combination of medications and rehabilitative therapies, including: