Because numbness of the feet is common in people who have neuropathy, it is important to check the condition of the feet daily. This will ensure that the feet do not have any cuts of blemishes that could become easily infected without proper care.

It it imperative to reduce the pressure that is put on the nerves, particularly those nerves of the hands and feet. For that reason, it is wise to avoid any cross legged seating positions. It is also a healthy idea to avoid leaning on the elbows whenever possible. Avoiding tight fitting socks, stockings, and tights will also ensure that the nerves of that particular part of the body are not explosed to needless pressure.