Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Most people have heard of carpal tunnel syndrome. What you might not know is that carpal tunnel syndrome is only one of a family of ailments in the upper limbs known as entrapment neuropathies. The other entrapment neuropathies are not as well-known in the mainstream as carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), so often those who suffer…

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Why Simple Carbohydrate Control Can Help Neuropathy, Fibromyalgia, and Many Forms of Chronic Pain

As a regular reader of our posts, you understand more than most about the importance of simple carbohydrate control in our diets. So today, lets discuss why carb control can help neuropathy, fibromyalgia, and many forms of chronic pain. There are two forms of carbohydrates. Simple carbohydrates include things like refined sugar, which is commonly…

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Why Carb Control Can Help Neuropathy, Fibromyalgia, and Many Forms of Chronic Pain

As a regular reader of our, you understand more than most about the importance of controlling carbohydrates in our diets. So today, lets discuss why carb control can help neuropathy, fibromyalgia, and many forms of chronic pain. There are two forms of carbohydrates. Simple carbohydrates include things like refined sugar, which is commonly contained in…

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The Winding Road of Chronic Pain

We’re traveling down this windy, crazy, hazardous road of chronic pain. Often we’re speeding in the darkness with our headlights off, violently crashing into unseen obstacles. We shake off and often minimize the damage caused by these collisions.

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LED

LED may be able to help your peripheral neuropathy.

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LED, or light emitting diodes, have been around for quite some time. In fact, some of their original applications date back to the space program of the 1990s. Light energy is simply particles that can penetrate tissue at selected depths.

According to NASA, LEDs has been utilized as part of cancer treatment.  LED usage has also been approved by the Naval special warfare command. LEDs have also been used for improved wound healing

However, how exactly does this work? Light energy is simply clusters of photons or particles that can penetrate tissue at selected depths. What has been known for centuries is that light speeds healing.  A long time ago, ill patients from infectious disease units and TB wards were rolled out into sunlight daily. Wounds were also exposed to sunlight to heal. {1}

We also know that light therapy does have specific effects. The most important effect of that may have a bearing on peripheral neuropathy and related conditions, is the ability to stimulate metabolism or cellular efficiency.

You see, all the work we have done in the treatment of peripheral neuropathy since 2008 has been focused upon metabolic stimulation.

With the addition of LED also known as light therapy, we are now able to expand our reach and help more patients than ever before. Although the research is early, it is extraordinarily encouraging.

Talk to your clinician about possibly adding LED therapy to your neuropathy treatment. Consider this especially if you suffer from diabetic neuropathy or other poor wound-healing complications. Then Contact one of our NeuropathyDR® clinicians to schedule an appointment for Light therapy at our clinic.

{1} http://sbir.nasa.gov/SBIR/successes/ss/8-035text.html

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