Lupus is a very complex group of illnesses that not only vary by type but also in how they affect individual patients. No two lupus patients and their symptoms are alike.
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How Can An Infectious Disease Cause Nerve Pain? Infectious diseases are caused by viruses or bacteria. Viruses and bacteria can attack nerve tissue and severely damage sensory nerves. If those nerves are damaged, you’re going to feel the pain, quickly.
What You Need to Know About Shingles and Postherpetic Neuralgia You wake up one morning to a red painful rash… A band of blisters wrapped around your body from the middle of your back around your side to your breastbone. As if that weren’t bad enough, you may also have – Pain, burning, […]
Ever heard of entrapment neuropathy or carpal tunnel syndrome? Repetitive motion disorder? Nerve compression syndrome? How about a “trapped nerve”? Chances are, you’ve probably heard of at least one of these conditions. These medical conditions are entrapment neuropathies. Entrapment neuropathies or compression neuropathies are a type of peripheral neuropathy caused by direct pressure on one […]
Chronic Spine Pain After Fusion In our practices, we see many patients with less than optimal results from spinal surgery. Although in many cases surgery can save lives and improve immediate outcomes, problems can arise in areas adjacent to the surgical site, especially after fusion of the spine, sometimes resulting in chronic spine pain for […]
Arachnoiditis is very much a growing problem, but awareness of arachnoiditis treatment is another problem. This is one condition in which there is no one single good treatment, there is not a pill you could take to simply make the problem just go away. Unfortunately, it’s much more complicated. However, these are also the types […]
We spoke before about the role of trace elements in health and nutrition. By definition, trace elements are those necessary for life and growth however, only in the tiniest amounts. Vanadium and Boron are two more ultra trace elements we should talk about. In some studies the element Boron has been found to help reduce […]
“But, Doctor, It Hurts When I Exercise…” By now, everyone knows that exercise is good for you. It helps to not only lose weight but keep your weight under control… It strengthens your bones… It improves your cardiovascular health… It has even been shown to fight depression… And if you happen to have diabetes, you […]
A few decades ago, the chiropractic profession practiced in a relative absence of good scientific data concerning its main therapeutic tool, spinal manipulation. The success of this profession and this treatment with patient care was empirically based. The evidence basis of spinal manipulation, however, has changed dramatically in recent years with a large number of […]
If diagnosis and treatment of Lyme Disease are delayed, the chances of developing further complications, like peripheral neuropathy, increase greatly. This has been called the great imitator. Unfortunately, patients who suffer through Lyme Disease oftentimes end up with neurologic disorders that mimic a whole host of neurologic conditions, including the development of peripheral neuropathy. This […]