Neuropathic pain affects around 26 million patients worldwide* and approximately 60% of these suffer from localised symptoms**
Patients often describe the symptoms of Localised Neuropathic Pain (LNP) with emotive words such as burning, shooting, stabbing or shocking. You may have other descriptions for your symptoms.
Please use the tool below to help describe in the terms you feel best match how your pain feels and this will assist your doctor in making the right diagnosis for you.
Please note: The information on this website cannot replace a patient consulting a healthcare professional. Only a healthcare professional can decide which diagnostic procedures and treatment options are best for an individual patient.
* Pal M. et al. Curr Pharm Des. 2009; 15(9): 1008-26
** Mick G et.al. Pain Management 2012;2(1):71-77.