Sensory disturbances are usually described as numbness, tingling, burning or painful sensations that occur frequently in neurological patients.They can affect one or more areas of the body. Sometimes they are accompanied with other symptoms, blurry vision, weakness, gait disturbances, etc.
Sensory disturbances may be present in many conditions such as carpal tunnel, pinched nerves, neuropathy, but also cerebrovascular disease, multiple sclerosis among others. Working with your neurologist may help understand these symptoms, their cause and origin. Once properly diagnosed, the right treatment may be initiated.