Traumatic Neuropathy

Understanding Traumatic Neuropathy

Neuropathy can be caused by damage to your nerves from accidents, sports injuries, surgeries and other events. These injuries to your nerves can make it difficult for you to do your regular activities normally. These injuries can also cause disability and long-term pain and suffering.

Signs and symptoms

Symptoms for traumatic neuropathy vary due to the nature of your injury and what nerves are injured. The location of your symptoms is determined by what nerves are damaged. The severity of your nerve injuries may determine the extent of your symptoms, but that may not always be the case. Common symptoms include


Physical injury is usually the cause of traumatic neuropathy. Nerves can be cut, compressed and injured in medical procedures, sports injuries, falls and car accidents. Broken or dislocated bones can damage nerves as they shift around. Movement of the vertebrae in your spine can compress or injure nerves as well.


Standard treatments can include over-the-counter and prescription pain medications, antidepressants and surgical procedures.

At Balanced Flow, we offer non-pharmaceutical and non-surgical treatment for your pain. Our FDA-approved therapies that may help reduce or eliminate your traumatic neuropathy symptoms. We also treat the other physical injuries to the muscles, ligaments and soft tissues involved to address all the factors that may contribute to your pain. We recommend conservative therapies that are customized to your individual case after a thorough assessment of your condition. These therapies may include:

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