Blending holistic & conventional neuropathy treatment can so often help relieve your pain. This is what we do at NeuropathyDR. Helping patients be successful with neuropathy and pain relief is our passion. We love to see our patients improve in ways they’ve never done before. We find blending a conventional & holistic approach is so often the best way to make this happen.
But, you might wonder exactly what we mean by holistic neuropathy treatment. Well here goes!
What is a Holistic Neuropathy Treatment Plan?
We believe that treatment plans should be as individualized as the people they effect. As many kinds of people as there are, so too are there as many ways of treating them. For instance, think about these different methods of treatment, then think of how many you’ve been told about:
- Prescription medications (pills) – medicine
- Intravenous therapy (IVs) – medicine
- Neurostimulation (NDGen®)
- Nutrition – food & targeted supplements
- Hydration – fluids
- Exercise – body movement
- Laser therapy
- Physical therapy
And the list could go on and on. Most likely you’ve heard of a couple, but it’s highly unlikely any practitioner has helped you put together your own individualized plan of action using whichever ones work best for you. The point is, there are many options out there and that’s the message we are here to spread. Every patient is an individual and no one treatment plan works for every single one of them all the time.
We believe the best approach is blending the best of conventional & holistic neuropathy treatment because we know that’s where the most success can be achieved.
Through many years of practice, we have learned some of the best combinations for patients, including many of those listed above. The absolute best way to treat your neuropathy pain and/or other chronic pain is a combination therapy.
We advise you to work with a trained physician who understands the benefits and outcomes of both conventional & holistic treatment choices.
Here at NeuropathyDR, that’s what we are all about. In fact, we want to help you. Helping patients find true success is our mission.
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Perhaps the most frustrating, but real issue surrounding patients who suffer from peripheral neuropathy and many types of chronic pain is that more often than not, there are often multiple underlying causes.
As you know, life is an accumulation of experiences—sometimes, unfortunately, including trauma and illnesses.
All of these things have consequences, some of which will not show up for many years. You probably also know that things that are very easy to ignore at 25 now become impossible to ignore at 65 and beyond.
One of the issues that concerns me while treating many neuropathy patients is when clinicians and patients focus exclusively on trying to find the “one” cause of their pain, burning, tingling numbness or other neuropathy symptoms.
The reason for this is quite simple. Most commonly, patients develop peripheral neuropathy as the result of multiple underlying causes.
For example, a common scenario is an overweight smoker who had a history of back surgery. Perhaps they are overweight or pre-diabetic, or have used some medications (commonly statins) known to cause neuropathy. These are some of the many multiple underlying causes we find in patient histories every day.
The reality is, all these things are risk factors for the development of chronic pain, and often peripheral neuropathy.
So, unless all these multiple underlying causes are addressed, the patient is unlikely to significantly improve.
Worse yet is when doctors and other caregivers are not familiar with this all-too-common scenario.
We honestly believe this is the reason why so many patients receive symptomatic prescriptions, yet no constructive advice on how to manage, let alone possibly beat, their peripheral neuropathy.
So the best advice we can give you is to try and understand everything that may be contributing to your current situation.
Also understand how very important it is NOT to delay proper treatment. The longer the delay, the more difficult peripheral neuropathy and chronic pain becomes to manage.
We find this is also why the biggest neuropathy treatment successes come when implementation of EARLY effective pain & neuropathy treatment, including neurostimulation (NDGen(R)), manual and massage therapy, laser (LLLT/LED) therapy, can have a profound impact on our patients’ outcomes, no matter what the multiple underlying cause(s) might turn out to be.
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What frustrates physicians and patients alike in peripheral neuropathy and chronic pain syndromes is that multiple issues are happening simultaneously. So often it requires considerable work by both patient and doctor to sort out each component properly. In essence, this becomes your treatment project.
The first step in your treatment project has got to be an accurate diagnosis. A detailed exam and some tests will help us map out the best “project” for you.
By reading our articles frequently you’ll get a good idea of what you should be doing on a daily basis with diet, lifestyle and the best home care treatment options to compliment professional treatment.
This is also why neuropathy and chronic pain treatment programs that focus only on stopping the pain process and not enhancing healing are almost always doomed to failure!
So always remember good treatment is a project.
And like all good projects you need a written plan, and somebody to help guide you through the process.
That’s why we are here; let us know how we may help you!
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One of the most frustrating things for patients and doctors alike is not having adequate treatment plans for patients who suffer from peripheral neuropathy and chronic pain. We find most of the time with our new patients there has never been a real treatment system put into place.
When a piecemeal approach is taken both by patients and their professionals early on, and the net result is failure, or possibly worsening of the underlying neuropathy and chronic pain. Commonly this is the result of a number of factors and too often it’s failure to follow up on early milder issues.
But the good news is when specific formulas are followed, you know what to expect, and we then can know how to measure your progress.
For example, most patients who suffer from diabetic neuropathy know when they keep their blood sugars within a healthy range, their neuropathy and chronic pain improves.
Conversely, when blood sugars are out of control, most often due to poor diet the net result is poor.
And the same holds true for other many other health issues. For example having a personal treatment system including scheduled exercise, a firm diet plan (Get Yours HERE) as well as daily stretching and rest can make a profound difference.
The timing of dietary supplements, and even medications can make a big difference. We know for example that regularity, in terms of time of day and spacing of dosages can make a huge difference for many patients.
We also know that when treating with the NDGen treatment system at specific times makes a huge difference and leads to bigger improvements in quality of life.
So if you find yourself not progressing as much as you would like, let us help you develop a real treatment system or “game plan” for yourself.
Remember no two patients are the same. Some trial and error is necessary to find out what works best for you.
But the good news is having a treatment system to follow provides for more measurable results!
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One of the more common but sometimes under diagnosed components of some forms of peripheral neuropathy is loss of balance. Patients will often say “I don’t have neuropathy; I only walk like I’ve had a few drinks”. This is why it is so crucial to address balance and neuropathy treatment.
In the clinic, we call this “gait” changes. Of course, there are many neurologic disorders that can cause you to walk abnormally or to lose your balance.
But this loss of balance occurs frequently in peripheral neuropathy and sometimes its the very first things patients notice. This is primarily due to changes in sensation in your feet to touch, as well as position sense, or what doctors call proprioception.
One of the most important things to recognize is that left untreated, this problem often gets worse. It requires not only treatment for the neuropathy component but also rehabilitation to help retrain balance and coordination, wherever this is possible.
There are some very simple steps they can be taken almost immediately to prevent catastrophic falls and help balance and neuropathy treatment.
The first thing is to make sure that proper footwear is worn at all times. Secondly, remove common hazards around the household such as objects upon stairs, rugs without non-slip backing or pads, spilled liquids on the floor etc.
Be especially careful in kitchens and bathrooms. Once neuropathy treatment has begun, we’ll instruct you in a series of exercises to help retrain your nervous system.
This is only possible when adequate balance and neuropathy treatment has been able to improve sensation to the soles of your feet, and position sense to your toes and ankles and knees.
This is why getting care early can go along way towards helping possible neuropathy recovery, but also set the stage for a return to a more active lifestyle.
Remember, the sooner you act, the sooner you improve.
Please, do not wait for your situation to really deteriorate before seeking active balance and neuropathy treatment intervention.
Good treatment for many of the more common forms of neuropathy is now available!
All you have to do is ask!!!
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