Diabetic neuropathy is a condition of Diabetes in which the nerves all over the body are affected due to high blood sugar levels. This leads to impaired blood circulation, pain, numbness and tingling sensation in the affected area. A study published in the journal JAMA Neurology has found that spinal cord stimulation helps relieve pain in diabetic neuropathy. The study was conducted on 216 people with painful diabetic neuropathy for more than 1 year. The participants were living with Diabetes for 10 years and had diabetic neuropathy for 5 years. They were given high intensity (10 kHz) spinal cord stimulation along with conventional medical help. The participants were followed up after 6 months. The results showed that The therapy had also improved the participants' quality of life. Consult your physician to better understand diabetic neuropathy and its management.
Source: JAMA Neurology, 2023