Welcome to the Neuropathy Center of Excellence located in Foothills Neurology, Phoenix AZ. We are dedicated to providing safe and effective pain management for people experiencing peripheral neuropathy (Nerve Damage).
There are many causes of neuropathy. Approximately 30% of neuropathies are “idiopathic,” or of an unknown cause. In another 30% of cases, the cause is diabetes. Other neuropathy causes include autoimmune disorders, tumors, heredity, nutritional imbalances, infections or toxins.
Types of Neuropathy
- Autonomic Neuropathy
- Cancer-Related Neuropathies
- Compressive Neuropathies
- Diabetic Neuropathy
- Drug-Induced and Toxic Neuropathy
- G.I. and Nutrition-Related Neuropathies
- Hereditary Neuropathies
- Immune-Mediated and CIDP
- Infectious Diseases and Neuropathy
- Neuropathic Pain
- Chemotherapy Induced Neuropathy
External Sources and Resources
The Neuropathy Association is the leading national non-profit organization serving the peripheral neuropathy community. We provide support and education, advocate for patients’ interests, and promote research into the causes of and cures for neuropathy.
Nerve damage from diabetes is called diabetic neuropathy. About half of all people with diabetes have some form of nerve damage. It is more common in those who have had the disease for a number of years and can lead to many kinds of problems.