2 Chronicles 16:12 - In the thirty-ninth year of his reign Asa was afflicted with a disease in his feet. Though his disease was severe, even in his illness he did not seek help from the Lord, but only from the physicians.
They vibrate and burn. They pulsate with pain. They feel like small needles pricking your feet. It’s painful to walk. It’s painful to stand and it’s even painful to sit with your feet down.
In other cases, your feet are numb but somehow still hurt.
It’s hard to distract yourself. You constantly change position. I’ve been known to place a pillow under my feet to cushion them.
Peripheral neuropathy is its name - one of the diseases that affect your feet. And if you have it, you know that something isn’t right with your body. For, even if it’s only your feet, it hurts all over.
Patient.info lists some of the symptoms such as the loss of ability to detect changes in temperature and tingling and numbness, in their article, “Peripheral Neuropathy.”
According to nerveremedyreviews.com in their article, “Top 5 Nerve Pain Supplements of 2017: Which Brand Thinks You’re Stupid?”, 20 million Americans suffer from some form of neuropathy. This happens when nerves transporting information to the brain and spine are damaged or diseased. This article also discusses the different types of peripheral neuropathy and what causes each kind. In addition, they list prescription medications and supplements which are used to treat peripheral neuropathy.
Find more information by selecting the link below. In addition to expanding on the material above it also includes methods and tests used to diagnose peripheral neuropathy.
Make sure, as the Bible verse above says, to not only check with your physician for help with neuropathy, but also God. He is the God of all wisdom and will help you make decisions for treatment, and bring you comfort through your pain.
Karen Dalske is a freelance writer, public speaker, is active in her church and writes her blogs out of her own experiences of pain, illness and loss.