At Long Island Neurology Consultants, we specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of peripheral neuropathy, which results from injury to the peripheral nerves.
Some of the symptoms of peripheral neuropathy include numbness, tingling, pain and weakness. These symptoms typically will first affect the feet and later the upper extremities, but that may not always be the case in some individuals. Diabetes mellitus is the most common cause of peripheral neuropathy in the U.S. However, there are many others including, but not limited to, medications, infections, metabolic disturbances and inherited causes.
To help evaluate peripheral neuropathy, our physicians may use Electromyography/Nerve Conduction Velocities (EMG/NCV) testing, which are available at our Lynbrook office for the patient’s convenience.
If you or someone you care about is exhibiting the symptoms of peripheral neuropathy, request an appointment.