Peripheral neuropathy is serious that results from damage to the peripheral nervous system. Symptoms typically involve paresthesia (prickling pain), numbness and tingling, muscle weakness, and altered sensation. These symptoms may vary in frequency, severity, and duration. Severe cases of peripheral neuropathy may involve atrophy, intense pain, paralysis, or dysfunction of internal organs. Peripheral neuropathy can result in long term disability.
Here are several things you need to know before filing your long term disability claim for peripheral neuropathy.