Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral Neuropathy is damage or disease that affects the nerves, which may be impair sensation, movement, gland or organ function, and other aspects of health, depending on type of nerve affected. Some common causes include systemic affect which causes diseases such as diabetes, vitamin deficiency, and medication.  Peripheral neuropathy may be chronic or acute. Acute neuropathies demand for urgent diagnosis. Motor nerves, sensory nerves, or autonomic nerves may be affected.  Peripheral neuropathies may be classified according to the type of nerve involved, or by the underlying cause.

Geriatric and obese population people are at high risk for the developing peripheral neuropathy. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stated, that the people who are diagnosed with diabetes mostly are obese. so, with the rising in geriatric population and growing prevalence of diabetes propels the demand of global market to peripheral neuropathy treatment. According to World Health Organization, the global geriatric population  increase from 524 million in 2010 to about 2 billion by the year 2050. World Health Organization stated in the year 2012 that, more than the 40 million children under the age of 5 were overweight. And it has also estimated that 10% of the world population of adult was obese in 2012. 

  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Ulnar Neuropathy
  • Optic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Alcoholic Neuropathy
  • Proximal Neuropathy
  • Cranial Neuropathy
  • Auditory Neuropathy
  • Focal Neuropathy

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