Suffering from peripheral neuropathy or any other form of chronic pain can be difficult to manage on a day-to-day basis.
If you suffer from peripheral neuropathy or really any other form of chronic pain than you understand how difficult it can be manage this on a day-to-day basis.
One of the reasons for this is that by its definition chronic pain is insidious, meaning it tends to creep up slowly.
So like most patients for quite a long period of time you may have already tried a dozen or more medications.
But yet this entire time no one has helped you focus on the simpler things that can have enormous and often extraordinary benefits to your overall health, no matter what stage you’re at.
Specifically we’re talking about diet, meditation, mindfulness, stress reduction, and as much physical activity in which your condition will allow.
For those patients who have been seriously ill or recovering from surgery this simply may be getting up and about out of bed more often with assistance and at home physical therapy.
In this category I would also add the appropriate use of non-drug treatment modalities, physical therapy modalities, massage, using your NDGen kit and laser therapy.
Some of these of course are available in the clinic as well as at home.
What DOES not work is continually plying your body with more painkilling medications without paying attention to everything else.
This is not to say of course that medications are not helpful. Often times these are extremely beneficial in helping to manage the pain and discomfort associated with neuropathy when it can be at its very worst.
But for too many, simply relying on these along while ignoring the simplest but so critical things is doing you a tremendous disservice.
Many patients find that learning more about how these different tools like the NDGen and then redesigning a simpler life, along with reducing medications and their associated side effects are more appropriate self-care strategies that go a long way towards helping them improve the quality of their life.
That’s why our clinicians are here! We stand by ready to help when you are.
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