Tingling, also called Paresthesia is an abnormal sensation such as tingling, tickling, prickling, numbness or burning of a person’s skin with no apparent physical cause. Many People have experienced it in their feet, hands, chest, back, fingers, toes, head, arms, groin, or anywhere in the body.
Tingling can be caused by the number of factors.
- it can be remaining in the same position
(Seating or Standing) for a long time
- lack of blood supply to an area of the body
- some side effects from certain medication
- Lack of Vitamin B12 or other Vitamins.
- Toxic nerve damage due to alcohol, or tobacco.
- Pressure on the spinal nerves
- Pressure on peripheral nerves from enlarged blood vessels, tumors, scar tissue, or infection.
Tingling in the hands, feet or both can be serious, episodic or constant. It can follow with other symptoms such as numbness, Itching, pain and muscle wasting. In such cases, tingling may be a sign of nerve damage, it can be the result of a traumatic injury, repetitive stressors, infection, nutritional deficiencies, disc herniation, diabetes or even a pinched nerve.If you have been dealing with tingling in the hands and the feet for more than a few days seek medical attention immediately.
How can Chiropractic Care Help with Tingling?
Chiropractic care is the best option for treating this condition since treating the nervous system and the spine is at the core of this practice. By conducting a full exam of the causes, Chiropractor in Seattle, Dr. Jas Walia can properly examine your symptoms and accurately determine where in your nervous system a blockage is occurring. Whether in the spine or along the ribs, upper arm, elbow or wrist, in the legs from the hips down to the heels.
Dr. Jas Walia examines the entire length of the arm or leg and determines that there are no abnormalities located.This care plan may include physical therapy to reduce inflammation, and/or nutritional and lifestyle coaching to address any possible metabolic causes of your symptoms.