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Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
... For sensory neuropathy: Numbness or tingling in the feet Pain or discomfort in the feet or legs, including prickly, sharp pain or burning feet For motor neuropathy: Muscle weakness and loss of muscle tone in the feet and lower legs Loss of balance Changes in foot shape that can lead to areas of increased pressure For autonomic neuropathy: Dry feet Cracked skin Diagnosis To diagnose diabetic peripheral neuropathy, the foot and ankle surgeon will obtain the patient’s history of symptoms and will perform simple in-office tests on the feet and legs...

Peripheral Neuropathy: Diabetic
... For sensory neuropathy: Numbness or tingling in the feet Pain or discomfort in the feet or legs, including prickly, sharp pain or burning feet For motor neuropathy: Muscle weakness and loss of muscle tone in the feet and lower legs Loss of balance Changes in foot shape that can lead to areas of increased pressure For autonomic neuropathy: Dry feet Cracked skin Diagnosis To diagnose diabetic peripheral neuropathy, the foot and ankle surgeon will obtain the patient’s history of symptoms and will perform simple in-office tests on the feet and legs...