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Can smoking cause foot pain?

If you are diabetic, smoking will increase the risk of nerve damage all over your body, including your feet. Nerve damage in the foot, or peripheral neuropathy, can cause numbness and pain. This happens because tobacco damages the arteries that carry blood to the...

What is neuritis of the foot?

Neuritis can occur anywhere in the body. Podiatrists can treat neuritis in your foot – it can occur in your heel, toes, and metatarsal (ball of foot) area. Neuritis is an inflammation of the nerves in your foot. This inflammation can have many possble causes,...

What Medications are Used to Treat Neuropathy?

Peripheral Neuropathy is a common complication of diabetes. It can also have other causes, such as chemotherapy. Until recently, the only treatment for neuropathy was medication. Common medications for neuropathy, or neuropathic pain, include pain relievers such as...

What is Neuropathy?

Neuropathy is a disorder involving the nerves of the body. Commonly considered to be “nerve pain,” it is caused by damage to the nerve. There are many types of neuropathy. Peripheral neuropathy effects the nerves of the peripheral nervous system – those...