Here are some cognitive dual tasking ideas that you can try. These have been used in research studies and we often use these ideas in our clinic to train dual tasking, particularly in balance and walking training.
Randomly naming numbers between 100 and 500 (without repetition or consecutively)
Randomly naming odd (or even) numbers between 1 and 100 (without repetition or consecutively)
What is it?
Peripheral neuropathy refers to the many conditions that result in impairment to the peripheral nervous system (PNS). The role of the PNS, which is a vast communication network within our body, is to relay information between the central nervous system (the brain and spinal cord) and all other parts of the body. Peripheral nerves send different types of information to the central nervous system, including pain, temperature, touch, proprioception and pressure, to name a few.
There are 3 main types of nerves that can be affected in the PNS: