Answers to Common Neuromuscular Health Questions

Premier Health providers answer frequently asked questions about neuromuscular health.

What is peripheral neuropathy?

Peripheral neuropathy is a condition people can get when there is damage to the peripheral nervous system, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

With peripheral neuropathy, damage to the peripheral nervous system interferes with messages being sent back and forth between the brain and the spinal cord. Having these important messages interrupted causes problems with muscle movement, according to the NIH.

Talk to your doctor for more information about peripheral neuropathy.

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Source: Tracy Eicher, MD, Clinical Neuroscience Institute