BURNING FEET – COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES CAN HELP

Some causes of Burning Feet:

* Diabetes – higher blood sugar and triglycerides over a long period can damage the nerves in your hands and feet and can cause burning feet.

* Peripheral Neuropathy – or nerve damage in your arms, legs, hands and feet due to certain conditions such as kidney failure, diabetes, some cancer drugs, infections, malnutrition, toxic chemicals and rheumatoid arthritis.

* Athletes Foot (Tinea Pedis ) - this is a fungal infection and as a consequence, it may cause burning and itching.

* B12 deficiency - which is important for healthy nerves and can lead to nerve damage due to different conditions.

* Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome - conditions such as arthritis, fallen arches, bone spurs can cause pressure on the tibial nerve leading to pain and burning.

* Heavy drinking – can and does damage nerves in your feet

* Hypothyroidism – can lead to burning feet, causes are unknown

* Contact Dermatitis – common among hairdressers, mechanics, healthcare workers and florists due to exposure to chemicals, soaps, disinfectants etc.

In our clinic we use a multi-pronged approach in treating this and many conditions with evidence-based therapies such as Physiological Regulating Medicine (P.R.M ), Gut Health and Microbiome restoration, Nutritional and Nutraceutical therapies, Lifestyle Medicine, Natural Hormonal Balancing, Glandular support, Soft tissue and joint support, Complex Homeopathy, Herbals, and Needle-free Medical Acupuncture, Therapeutic Mindfulness and CBT techniques to achieve excellent results.

Holistic Health & Stress Clinic is now at URBAN wellbeing, Tuam Road, Galway.

For an appointment please call us on 00353871915051

www.drbhatti.ie

We acknowledge the contribution of all authors and researchers.

Dr Bhatti is a qualified Medical Doctor with a Postgraduate Diploma from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Ireland. He has worked in all the main hospitals in Galway, Port Washington Hospital, Milwaukee General Hospital, Wisconsin USA. He has worked in the fields of medicine, chest medicine, surgery, cardiology, orthopaedics, skin, paediatrics, geriatrics, psychiatry and has over 30 years practice and teaching experience in the field of complementary medical care.

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