It can be hard for some of us to sit and really think at length about our pain, most of the time we are doing everything we can to avoid thinking about it. Still, it is a way you can advocate for yourself with your medical team and others by providing that fuller, detailed description about your pain.
Sugar Crush has been one of our favorite books about how food, specifically sugar, impact the nerves.
Even if the root cause of your peripheral neuropathy is not sugar based, there are valuable lessons in this book to prevent sugar from compounding the condition.
What is a Physiatrist with Dr. S. Plamondon
In this video, Dr. Plamondon describes the medical specialty of Physiatry, a physiatrist’s role in the care of persons with neuropathy, and when a referral to one should be considered. She discusses how physiatrists work together with other specialists like…
Medical Cannabis with Harvest Medicine – Part 2
Powerpoint slide highlighting Medical Cannabis Selecting and Ordering as the topic and Harvest Medicine as the presenter
Sleep tips are one of the most common things we are asked for and it’s no wonder why. Sleep is one of the most important things we can do for our physical and emotional health. After all, it is when…
2021 Summer Student Job Posting
Web Content Summer Student Writer The Calgary Neuropathy Association is a Calgary based not-for-profit providing education and support to people suffering with chronic pain due to nerve damage or disease, called neuropathy. Often, those impacted by neuropathy are seniors, however…
3 secrets of resilience
Right now, in this time of isolation, we have a wonderful opportunity to learn and to work on skills that can benefit us long term. Resilience is not something you either have or you don’t have, it is a set…
In November 2018, Steve Mamchur, owner and pharmacist at Kenron Pharmacy, a local Calgary compounding pharmacy, provided a very informative talk on topical compounds. Some notes from the talk are provided below. Topical Compound Options For treatment of nerve pain the…
Stem Cell Advertisements
These past few months, we’ve seen a flurry of advertisements on TV and in newspapers for stem cell sessions put on by a clinic just over the US/Canadian border. Here at the CNA, we’ve had many inquiries about these sessions and about…
2018 Disability Pride Parade
Waiting for the parade to start. Image Source: CNA Russell carrying the CNA Sign Image Source: CNA Sylvia at the starting line. Image Source: CNA We made the CTV news… briefly. Image Source: CNA