Peripheral Neuropathy Clinic
Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center offers Arizona's only certified clinic to work with patients who have peripheral neuropathy.
Peripheral neuropathy is the medical term for damage that occurs to the peripheral nervous system, which transmits information from the brain and spinal cord to every other part of the body.
Neuropathy is a painful nerve disorder that affects up to 20 million Americans. More than 100 types of peripheral neuropathy have been identified. Each has its' own characteristic set of symptoms, pattern of development, and prognosis.
Some people may experience:
- pricking sensations
- sensitivity to touch
- muscle weakness
Others may suffer more extreme symptoms including:
- burning pain
- muscle wasting
- organ or gland dysfunction
The Peripheral Neuropathy Clinic at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center is certified by the Neuropathy Association. The Peripheral Neuropathy clinic provides a highly personalized, patient-centered approach towards the diagnosing and treatment of peripheral neuropathy.
The Peripheral Neuropathy Clinic offers:
- comprehensive diagnostic evaluations
- medical and therapeutic interventions for people living with peripheral neuropathy
To learn more about the Peripheral Neuropathy Clinic, please call the Neuroscience Clinic at (602) 839-6533.