Janice F. Wiesman, MD, FAAN

Janice F. Wiesman, MD, FAAN, clinical associate professor of neurology at New York Grossman School of Medicine in New York City and author of Peripheral Neuropathy: What It Is and What You Can Do to Feel Better.


What’s Causing This “Pins and Needles” Feeling in My Feet?

If you have a “pins and needles” feeling in your feet, don’t despair. Here are some of the most common causes—and how to get relief…


Why Do My Legs Feel So Heavy at Night?

If your legs feel like dead weight when you wake up at night, it can be scary. Here’s are the four most-likely causes of this unusual symptom.


Getting Clumsy or Feeling Numb in Your Hands or Feet? It Could Be CMT

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease is one of the most common inherited neurological disorders. Clumsiness and numbness can be the first signs. Learn more…


Is Your Medication Causing You Pain?

When you're prescribed a drug, you expect it to help–not hurt you. Certain medications, however, can lead to painful neuropathy. Read on for details...


Real Relief for Neuropathy…Without Meds

The pain, tingling and pins-and-needles sensation caused by damaged nerves can be maddening. Read on for some natural ways to get real relief.


Hidden Causes of Peripheral Neuropathy

Tingling, burning, numbness and weakness. The symptoms of peripheral neuropathy are usually obvious, painful—and potentially debilitating. Yet the disorder is…