Peripheral neuropathy can cause pain, numbness or tingling in the arms and legs because of damage to the nerves that carry signals from the body to the brain.
Peripheral nerve disorders
The peripheral nerves include the nerves outside your brain and spinal cord. When damaged, peripheral nerves can't communicate properly. Learn more about causes of peripheral nerve disorders on this page.
Ulnar nerve release
Ulnar nerve compression causes numbness in your ring and little fingers. An ulnar nerve release may improve your symptoms and should prevent permanent nerve damage.
Neuropathy is a nerve condition that can lead to pain, numbness or tingling in one or more parts of the body. Learn more about neuropathy.
The neuromuscular system includes all the muscles in the body and the nerves serving them. Learn more about how it works and related diseases.
What causes peripheral vascular disease?
Peripheral vascular disease (PVD) is usually caused by a build-up of fatty deposits on the walls of the arteries inside the legs. Find out what can cause PVD.
What causes nerve pain?
Nerve pain is usually caused by disease or injury. Find out more about common causes, including health conditions that result in nerve pain.
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a painful disorder caused by compression of a nerve in the wrist. Learn more here.
Guillain-Barre Syndrome is an autoimmune disease that causes weakness, numbness or paralysis. Learn more about its symptoms and diagnosis.
This group of genetic conditions affects the nervous system, usually the hand and foot muscles first. It worsens, but some therapies are effective.