My Neuropathy Patient Almost Died

Guillain-Barre syndrome often comes with autonomic neuropathy. One of the rarer acute types of an acute peripheral neuropathy is Guillain-Barre syndrome, sometimes called Landry’s paralysis or Guillain-Barre-Stohl syndrome.

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What's Most Important To Seriously Ill Patients?

If your patients suffer from neuropathy, one of the most important things for them to realize is that “no cure” is never the same as “no help!”  It’s an unfortunate truth: so far, peripheral neuropathy (sometimes we’ve seen it referred to incorrectly as ‘neurophy’) has no actual cure, and most nerve damage is permanent.  That’s…

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Motor Neuropathy- A Different Game Plan

If you read the NeuropathyDR® blog frequently, you know that we tend to focus on bringing you the latest research and methods as they apply to treating neuropathy pain.  As you are aware, though, with peripheral neuropathy, pain is only one component.  This week, we’re going to talk about how neuropathy can affect a patient’s…

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Another Niche: Become an expert in Entrapment Neuropathy Care!

Entrapment Neuropathy:  More Than Just Carpal Tunnel! Last week we discussed carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), one of the most common forms of neuropathy affecting a single nerve (mononeuropathy).  What many of your patients might not know is that carpal tunnel syndrome is only one of the entrapment neuropathies common in the upper limbs.  The other…

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Autonomic Neuropathy: More Dangerous than You Think

Autonomic Neuropathy: More Dangerous than You Think If you read our articles often, you know that we usually talk about peripheral neuropathy in terms of the pain and inconvenience it can cause for your patients.  We usually write about quality of life, but it’s also important to know about a much more serious element that…

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Helping Your Diabetic Neuropathy Patients

If you have patients who are living with diabetes, chances are you are no stranger to making diagnoses of neuropathy.  While some patients (even those who do have nerve damage) might experience no symptoms at all, about 60 to 70 percent of diabetics experience pain, soreness, loss of sensation, tingling in the extremities, and even…

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5 Peripheral Neuropathy Myths You Pobably Don't Know

Since Peripheral neuropathy affects people of so many ages, physical conditions, and other variables, it can often be confusing for your patients to find consistent information on their own.  Changes in medical research resulting in outdated data, “best guesses” on the parts of sufferers and medical practitioners being reproduced as facts, and just plain likely-sounding…

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Neuropathy and Exercise/Rehab For Your Specialty Practice

Neuropathy and Exercise Pain, muscle control problems, and overall health complications can make even everyday activities for your patients suffering from neuropathy harder to manage.  For some of those patients, the prospect of exercising will seem not only unrealistic but an almost ironic misplacement of their priorities.  As you know, though, exercise is important for…

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