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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The FULL Imact of Sleep, Sleep Apnea and Neuropathy

  If you treat patients with neuropathy and pain, you’re probably very familiar with complaints about lack of sleep, trouble staying asleep, and general restlessness at night.  It’s hardly surprising, given the intensity of many neuropathic conditions, that they make it tough to rest.  Insomnia (lack of sleep) affects almost half of the overall population,…

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Maximum Patient Benefit and Recovery-CCTxs

Some of the keys to CCTxs success lie squarely in getting the patient to accept responsibility for all the components needed to foster maximum results. Commonly observed side benefits may include enhanced family support, approval and greater involvement of other health care providers and especially reduced use of pain and psychotropic drugs.

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Marketing the Specialty Practice in 2013

You know the issues… Your chiropractic, physical therapy or medical practice offers a myriad of special services… •       For women to combat the effects of osteoporosis and/or hormonal issues •       Sports rehabilitation services for the athlete •       Recuperative and NeuropathyDR® Treatments for seriously ill patients   Any of these specialties should be bringing in the…

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Alternative Therapies for Your Chemotherapy Induced Neuropathy Patients

Alternative Therapies for Your Chemotherapy Induced Neuropathy Patients One of the more challenging patient populations you can treat is the chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy patient.  They’ve already been through the cancer diagnosis and are either in the midst of chemotherapy or they’ve finished their treatment. Just when they think they’re done with all the side…

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Designing Treatments for Lupus Patients

  As physicians, we’re accustomed to a certain amount of variety in treating different patients with the same illness. After all, we’re treating individuals. But when you take on lupus patients, you’re taking the concept of variety in symptoms and outcomes to a whole new level. Granted, there are specific symptoms to the various types…

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Treating Patients with Hypoglycemia and Autonomic Neuropathy

If you’re treating patients with diabetes, chances are very good that you’ve also got patients with hypoglycemia. Many patients with diabetes are so accustomed to their symptoms that they don’t pay attention to the subtle changes that can present with hypoglycemia.  Often, they won’t have the very dramatic symptoms like loss of consciousness or diabetic…

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Good Foot Care – Keeping Your Diabetic Neuropathy Patients Healthy

  Diabetes is one of the fastest growing illnesses in America. That means that if you don’t currently have patients with diabetes (unlikely, but possible), you will soon. And that means you’re going to be treating patients with diabetic neuropathy, particularly in their feet.  According to the American Diabetes Association, one in five diabetes patients…

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Doing Everything You Can For Your Cancer Patients

Cancer brings many challenges into the lives of your patients… Treatment options… Disruption of normal activities… Fear, anxiety and depression… When treating your cancer and post chemotherapy peripheral neuropathy patients, it’s easy to become focused on just the disease itself and the symptoms.  But don’t overlook their emotional and psychological issues.  These can be as…

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