Treating Chronic Pain with TLC: Why Emotional Support is Vital (and How to Ask for the Help You Need)

Treating Chronic Pain with TLC: Why Emotional Support is Vital (and How to Ask for the Help You Need)

Don’t go it alone. Here’s why accepting support from family and friends is so important in treating chronic pain.   Although it may be a shocking idea, your personal support network may be equally as important to your health as your medical treatment team—or any...

Pain Management Options for the Peripheral Neuropathy Patient

If you’re a patient suffering from peripheral neuropathy as a result of   ·           Diabetes ·           Post-chemotherapy ·           Shingles ·           Guillian Barre Syndrome ·           HIV ·           Carpal Tunnel Syndrome ·           Or any other...

Flu Vaccine and Peripheral Neuropathy

It’s that time of year again… Pre-flu season… And everywhere you look are signs advertising “Flu Shots – Walk Ins Welcome” or “Get Your Flu Shot Today.” For the average, healthy person getting a flu shot is a no-brainer. After all, the flu accounts for 200,000...

Exercising Caution With Autonomic Neuropathy

If you’ve been diagnosed with autonomic neuropathy[1], you know you’re at risk for some serious medical issues. Autonomic neuropathy (i.e., nerve damage to the autonomic nervous system) can affect every system in the body, especially: Cardiovascular – your heart,...