If your big toe is numb, or if you’re having on-again, off-again episodes of numbness in your big toe, consider this as a warning sign that something bigger is going on. Big toe numbness can be a symptom of nerve irritation in the back. One of those bigger things that can make your big toe numb is a pinched or irritated nerve in your low back.
What Can Causes A Pinched or Irritated L5 Nerve?
A lot of things can cause the nerves in your low back to get pinched or irritated. Any kind of back injury, even if it was a really long time ago can irritate your nerves. Repetitive actions like working out, picking up and putting down boxes, heck… even tying your shoes! But commonly we see bigger causes of nerve irritation and inflammation coming from degeneration, bulges, herniations and arthritis.
The good news
While a lot of issues can cause your big toe to feel numb or tingling, these problem. Prolotherapy is an all natural Regenerative Injection technique that uses the body’s natural healing ability to relieve chronic pain, strengthen injured tissues, and restore function. In healthy patients the treatment is over 85% effective in most cases. By combining vitamins, minerals and dextrose with O3 oxygen therapy we can stimulate the cells around injured and irritated nerves to heal.
Prolotherapy usually requires a series 4-6 of treatments spaced out every 2 weeks. Treatment cost ranges from $200-$400 dollars depending on the number of regions that need to be treated.
If you’re looking for a solution to your big toe numbness in Tampa, FL, do not hesitate to Book a visit with Dr. Josh Hanson, DACM.