Neuropathy

Peripheral neuropathy refers to the damage of nerves on the peripheral nervous system. It is caused when nerves are subject to disease, trauma or a side effect of systemic illness.

Beating Peripheral Neuropathy

New protocol dramatically reduces pain, burning and tingling, fosters your own independence too… Until now, most treatments have focused only on symptom control, largely by way of drugs, and blood sugar control in diabetic patients. Physical therapy alone often provides little, if any, lasting relief. As you know, drug costs and patient compliance, as well as medication side effects have left us all wishing there were more as doctors that we could do for our patients. Well, now there is! Using a combination of nutrition and diet education, exercise and rehab therapies, patients have begun to see positive results. In addition, clinically tested Medical 7.8Hz electrotherapy with additional massage techniques and spinal manual therapies where indicated, patients can achieve not only lasting relief, but long term self-management. Most patients can then be transitioned to home care with a successful clinical trial.

What’s different about this program?

Whether due to diabetes, chemotherapy or other disorders, neuropathy symptoms share common causes. Nerve tissues are highly vulnerable to damage from diseases that impair the body’s ability to transform nutrients into energy, process biochemical waste products, circulate oxygen, or manufacture some components of cellular repair. Diabetes mellitus is a major cause of peripheral neuropathy in the United States. About 60 percent to 70 percent of people with diabetes have mild to severe forms of neuropathy. Chemotherapy is another leading cause in our age advancing populations of patients in most communities.

Treating Neuropathy

True Wellness Integrated Medicine takes a 21st century approach to diagnosing and treating neuropathy. By using the latest diagnostic technology, we have successfully been able to help neuropathy patients feel better and live healthier, pain-free, fulfilling lives. We specialize in using non-invasive and non-surgical treatments that don’t involve the use of potentially addictive prescribed pain medications.