You are the only one who knows how much pain from your case of neuropathy. Chances are you feel helpless and are in unbearable pain, despite how much care you show your feet. Here are a few suggestions to help you gain more control of the pain.
How to Reduce Foot Pain from Idiopathic Peripheral Neuropathy
See a neurologist. They are best way of finding out how to understand the neurological pain you are experiencing and will let you know what treatments or prescription drugs will best treat your pain.
To endure the day to day pain or increased pain in the evening try:
- Rub Capzasin–HP onto your feet three times a day. This will probably take up to a month to start showing relief.
- Rub in 024 Essential Oil Pain Neutralizer a couple of times a day. Warning: it smells a little strong, but it’s worth the pain relief.
- Buy shoes with good arch support and try to stay away from shoes that cause blisters.
- Practice simple yoga postures. These will help you take your mind off pain.
- Practice deep breathing several times a day.
- Meditation has also been known to help calm the pain.
- Swimming isn’t just a good exercise for your body, but your feet as well.
- Get a good foot examination once a year from a qualified podiatrist.
- Cymbalta and Lyrica are relatively new drugs that help to reduce neuropathic pain; both require prescription from your doctor.