Dr Brian Petrie recently shared the studio with me and discussed the addition of a muscle work technique called Graston in the neuropathy treatment clinics. As we have written about earlier, soft tissue work in chemotherapy neuropathy and diabetic peripheral neuropathy can enhance results when properly applied by a NeuropathyDR Clinician.
Our treatment plan for Joanne involved a combination of manual therapies to her spine, as well as 2 forms of electro-stimulation to her feet and hands. We treated Joanne three times a week for five weeks; in only four weeks, Joanne was commenting that her symptoms had subsided dramatically. Immediately following each treatment, Joanne noticed a reduction in her pain level. The pain and numbness in her feet subsided a whopping 65-70%
NeuropathyDR® clinicians use a neuropathy treatment method which includes several known techniques and we are continuously testing newer technologies too! NeuropathyDR® Clinicians actually take new courses every single month, so they are never “stale”!
If you’re taking chemotherapy to fight cancer and you’re suffering from Loss of appetite Nausea Post chemotherapy peripheral neuropathy Dry mouth You can help yourself heal without resorting to even more medication. By giving your body the nutrients and vitamins that it needs for repair and recovery. If you’re suffering from loss of appetite, telling [...]
It’s that time of year again… Pre-flu season… And everywhere you look are signs advertising “Flu Shots – Walk Ins Welcome” or “Get Your Flu Shot Today.” For the average, healthy person getting a flu shot is a no-brainer. After all, the flu accounts for 200,000 hospitalizations every year and up to 36,000 deaths. If [...]
If you have Diabetes Cancer (and you’re undergoing chemotherapy) Shingles HIV/AIDS Guillain-Barre Syndrome Exposure to toxins You have a pretty good idea of what to expect from your disease. Your doctor has probably given you a list of symptoms that you’re likely to experience, if you’re not experiencing them already. But if in addition [...]
If you’ve been diagnosed with neuropathy as a result of Diabetes HIV/AIDS or some other autoimmune disease Chemotherapy Shingles Heredity You probably have more questions than answers. Neuropathy is probably the one symptom you never expected when you received your diagnosis. To understand why you developed neuropathy, it helps to understand exactly what neuropathy is. [...]
If you have diabetes and you have any of these symptoms: Diarrhea, nausea and vomiting Difficulty swallowing Deep pain, especially in your legs and feet Loss of sensation and ability to feel warmth or cold Muscle cramps Numbness, tingling or burning in your arms, hands, legs or feet Weakness Dizziness, especially when you try to [...]
If you’ve been diagnosed with peripheral neuropathy, chances are that diagnosis was made by your family doctor. Chances are even better that he’s sent you to a specialist to confirm that diagnosis and begin immediate treatment (if you’re lucky). If you’re reading this, you’ve probably been diagnosed with peripheral neuropathy as a result of: Diabetes [...]