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When is surgical treatment needed for peripheral neuropathy?

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Surgical treatment may be recommended for people with nerve damage from injury or nerve compression. Mobility aids, such as a cane, walker, or wheelchair, may be helpful. For pain, your doctor may prescribe pain medication.

SOURCES: 

Bromberg M. June 2005.  Seminars In Neurology,

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). 

The Official Patient's Sourcebook on Peripheral Neuropathy: A Revised and Updated Directory for the Internet Age , October 1, 2002. 

Sghirlanzoni A. , June 2005. Lancet Neurology

Reviewed by Neil Lava on February 3, 2019

SOURCES: 

Bromberg M. June 2005.  Seminars In Neurology,

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). 

The Official Patient's Sourcebook on Peripheral Neuropathy: A Revised and Updated Directory for the Internet Age , October 1, 2002. 

Sghirlanzoni A. , June 2005. Lancet Neurology

Reviewed by Neil Lava on February 3, 2019

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