Drs. Mauro, Spriet, Caicco & Dimachk 
 

3701 E 13 Mile Rd
Warren, MI 48092
PH (586) 979-1060

FAX(586) 979-1714

 

 

11900 E 12 Mile Rd # 102 
Warren, MI 48093 
PH (586) 573-7470 

FAX(586)573-0850

         

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Alcoholic peripheral neuropathy is a nerve loss condition in the foot caused by the prolonged use of alcoholic beverages. Ethanol, the alcoholic component of these beverages, is toxic to nerve tissue. Over time, the nerves in the feet and hands can become damaged resulting in the same loss of sensation as that seen in diabetic peripheral neuropathy. The damage to these nerves is permanent. A person with this condition is at the same risk, and should take the same precautions as people with diabetic peripheral neuropathy. Another form of peripheral neuropathy is caused by exposure to toxins, such as pesticides and heavy metals, and is equally detrimental to health.

Treatment for alcoholic peripheral neuropathy may include Vitamin B-12 injections, certain oral medications to ease any burning pain, topical ointments, magnetic therapy, and galvanic stimulation (which is the therapeutic use of electric current, particularly for stimulation of nerves and muscle). Note: Please consult your physician before taking any medications.


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3701 E 13 Mile Rd  Warren, MI 48092 

St. John Macomb Medical Bldg  586-573-7470

 11900 E 12 Mile Rd # 102  Warren, MI 48093