Numbness and tingling are sensations that occur anywhere in your body, but mostly felt in your fingers, hands, feet, arms, or legs.
Numbness and Tingling are not a condition but symptoms, which can be caused by any number of different conditions.
Conditions causing tingling sensation and numbness are listed below:
Other medical conditions, including:
Not all instances of numbness and tingling can wait for a doctor's visit. Most significantly when a person feels they may be experiencing signs of a stroke they should go for emergency.
Following symptoms are signs of stroke:
IF you feel any of the above mentioned symptoms along with numbness rush to the nearest hospital.
Most cases of numbness and tingling are caused by conditions caused by trauma. Numbness and Tingling sensation best respond to chiropractic treatment amongst all other treatments. This is because a chiropractor works on the root cause of the trauma & not only the symptoms of numbness and tingling, which will usually be alleviated once the chiropractic therapy has been started.
By obtaining your medical history and performing physical examination, our chiropractic doctor will begin your treatment by determining the root cause. The physical examination can include orthopaedic and neurologic testing. Also in some cases further evaluation, which might include other techniques like; blood tests, CT scan, MRI, vascular ultrasound, or electro diagnostic testing such as nerve conduction velocity studies. A chiropractic treatment plan will be created specifically for you according to your symptoms. It may include physiotherapy, to reduce pain and inflammation, lifestyle coaching and acupuncture.