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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Helping Patients with Alcohol Induced Neuropathy

One of the most serious—but rarely discussed—conditions resulting from extended alcoholism is alcoholic neuropathy.  One of the reasons for its relative obscurity in the public discourse, aside from difficulties inherent in any discussion of substance abuse, is that much of the empirical evidence linking neuropathy and alcoholism is somewhat vague.  Still, there is ample correlation…

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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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How To Reassure Patients with Severe Symptoms

If your patients are presenting with tingling, numbness, burning sensations, or motor function issues, they may be suffering from peripheral neuropathy.  Neuropathy can be tricky to diagnose, but becoming as informed as possible about its symptoms, treatments, and which of your patients are the most susceptible will equip you to effectively recognize this painful and…

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Do You Engage in Dabbling or Mastery?

Very often when I look at a practice and its owners that are really making things happen a very simple fact emerges. Out of every conversation and analysis one simple fact emerges. When I look at productivity and results in all areas of life and practice, it is clear that those who are the happiest,…

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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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