Extremity Pain & Numbness

Extremities Treatment Santa Clara CA

Extremity pain is the unpleasant sensation you feel around the joints of your arms, wrists, shoulders, neck, legs, and ankles. This may be connected to the nerves located in those areas. If you are feeling extreme discomfort, it is best to contact a professional chiropractor for help.

We can assist and help you address your pain, usually without the need to resort to medicines that may have harmful side effects.

Symptoms of Extremities Pain

There are some cases where nerve pain cannot be identified, these cases are called unexplained neuropathy, otherwise known as idiopathic neuropathy. There are a lot of individuals who are suffering from unexplained nerve pain. This is most common with people aged 40-60 years old.

The usual symptoms include:

  • Numbness of hands and feet
  • Sharp, stabbing pains in the joint area
  • Thinness of the skin
  • Constipation
  • A heaviness in the arms and legs
  • Sensation of buzzing and being shocked around the nerve areas
  • Blood pressure dropping
  • Lack of control, especially your hands
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Digestive problems
  • Sweating more than normal
  • Diarrhea

There may be other symptoms that have not been mentioned above and it is best to see your doctor or a professional if you have sensations that are not mentioned above.

Lower Extremities Pain

Lower extremities pain involves pain and discomfort on your legs, ankles, lower back, and feet. The sensation of sometimes losing the strength in your legs or a feeling of discomfort around your ankles is normal for patients suffering extremity pain.

Sometimes this pain can become unbearable and may require immediate attention. This extends towards the pain you feel in your bones, muscles, and joints. Arthritis, tendonitis, inflammation, and sprains are usually included in this type of distress.

Higher Extremities Pain

Higher extremities pain includes painful sensations on your neck, shoulders, arms, wrists, and hands. Your hand for instance could have the sensation of wearing a tight glove and there would be a certain numbness about it. You could sometimes lose function and might start dropping objects.

There could also be soreness around your neck area and shoulders, making it hard for you to function normally.

Diagnosis and treatment 

Logically, there are different ways to treat a patient depending on the part of their body that has experienced muscle or joint trauma. If you are an individual whose work involves a lot of movement, it is best to have regular chiropractic care.

Chiropractors use techniques that help the body heal itself faster and get the body functioning normally. Chiropractic care is a natural way of healing these distressed bones, muscles, joints, and nerves without any side effects.

If you are having difficulty moving your body, especially the areas that are mentioned in this article, then it is best to consult a professional as what you are experiencing may be extremity pain.

Techniques Used

There are different techniques used by chiropractors when addressing either lower or higher extremity pain. Some use extremity manipulation and adjusting which mostly involves deep force adjustments.

The KST low impact method is a popular technique used by chiropractors to treat neck, back, and even head pains. The KST low impact method involves a small hand-held device that creates a gentle force towards the spine to restore motion.

To find out more about how to deal with your pain or discomfort, contact us today at (408) 985-8118 to make an appointment with our experienced chiropractor.

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