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Emerging Future of Peripheral Neuropathy: Diagnosis & Treatments!

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Published on June 7, 2016

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Emerging Future of Peripheral Neuropathy: Diagnosis & Treatments!: Free Consultation Call : (888) 962 4362 Website : http://chicagolandmedical.com/ Emerging Future of Peripheral Neuropathy: Diagnosis & Treatments! Peripheral Neuropathy: Peripheral Neuropathy is a condition that affects the nervous system. In February of 2016, it was reported to affect 1.7 of every 100,000 people annually and is commonly found in people diagnosed with Diabetes. Peripheral Neuropathy describes a problem with the system of nerves functioning outside the spinal cord. It encompasses over 100 different types of nerve damage resulting in symptoms occurring in motor, sensory, autonomic or varied parts of the body. Peripheral Neuropathy Read more at: http://chicagolandmedical.com/services/neuropathy/ Slide3: Symptoms Weakness Sweating Numbness Tingling Pain Skin Tightness Burning Loss of Reflex Read more at: http://chicagolandmedical.com/services/neuropathy/ Diagnosis: It is important to note that Peripheral Neuropathy can be a symptom of one, or often more than one underlying condition. It can also be induced by exposure to alcohol and other toxins, as well as certain medications, viruses or autoimmune disorders, in addition to repetitive use, injury or other trauma. According to research, specific genetic defects may also play a role in the development of Peripheral Neuropathy. Tests help identify the specific origins of your neuropathy and better establish treatment options and perimeters. Some tests that may be performed include: Diagnosis Read more at: http://chicagolandmedical.com/services/neuropathy/ Slide5: Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV) Computed Tomography Electrocardiography Magnetic Resonance Imaging Nerve Biopsy Skin Biopsy Burning Loss of Reflex And so on.. Read more at: http://chicagolandmedical.com/services/neuropathy/ Slide6: While Peripheral Neuropathy may not be fully cured, there are many treatment options available to manage symptoms. Some treatment options you might discuss with your Chicagoland Medical professional may include one or more of the options listed below. TREATMENT Read more at: http://chicagolandmedical.com/services/neuropathy/ Slide7: Neurostimulation Mechanical Orthopedic Supports Ergonomic Casts Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) Massage Therapy Acupuncture Laser Therapy Lifestyle Coaching TREATMENT Read more at: http://chicagolandmedical.com/services/neuropathy/ Slide8: Blood Glucose Management Plasmapheresis Surgical Intervention Pharmacological Intervention Over the Counter (OTC) Topical Agents Immunosuppressive Narcotic COX-2 Inhibitors Alpha-2 Adrenergic Agonists TREATMENT Read more at: http://chicagolandmedical.com/services/neuropathy/ Slide9: Peripheral Neuropathy affects an estimated 20 million people in the United States and can have a devastating impact on a person’s quality of life. Research is ever evolving to develop a cure and discover new methods of testing and new treatment options. If you think you might have any of the above symptoms, you should contact Chicagoland Medical immediately to ensure that you get the most out of your care . Call today to schedule your appointment: 630-897-1895 The Future of Peripheral Neuropathy Read more at: http://chicagolandmedical.com/services/neuropathy/ Contact us: Free Consultation Call : (888) 962 4362 Website : http://chicagolandmedical.com/ Contact us Follow us on Read more at: Read more at: http://chicagolandmedical.com/services/neuropathy/

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