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Maintaining Function
#59 Balance Training

When we are constantly anxious about losing balance, or falling, it can be hard to get motivated to get out of the house, be active and even see friends or family. It is for these reasons, both mental and physical, that it is important for us to maintain adequate balance.

Neuropathy & Diet
4 Lifestyle Changes for Living with Neuropathy

Whether battling an illness or just trying to maintain our health, we should constantly be evaluating the things we do in our daily lives and how they affect us. We

Pain Management
#55 Evening Primrose Oil

Have you ever heard of the Evening Primrose? It is a biennial plant, meaning it takes two years to complete its biological life cycle, and it is characterized by it’s

Pain Management
Acupuncture 4 Neuropathy Pain

As you likely know, neuropathy has a wide variety of symptoms such as the uncomfortable sensation of pins and needles, or perhaps a burning pain, or even paralysis. If you

Pain Management
#54 Lidocaine-Numb the Pain

What is Lidocaine? Lidocaine is a type of anesthetic, a substance which numbs tissues to block pain perception. Lidocaine is often used as a topical anesthetic in forms such as

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Maintaining Function
#53 Stretching – Best Moves Ever

Stretching is known to help prevent injury and this is also true for atrophing muscles caused by peripheral neuropathy. Read about different types of stretches, their benefits and when best to stretch.

Maintaining Function
Fatigue – Feeling Worn?

Fatigue can be a daunting symptom of neuropathy but don’t it get in the way of who you! This article provides suggestions to fight fatigue.

Qigong Class in a park
Maintaining Function
#40 Qigong: A Therapeutic Tool for Working with Neuropathy

Qigong is an ancient Chinese exercise and healing technique which involves gentle movement exercises, meditation and controlled breathing exercises.  This practice may also go by names such as chi kun,

Maintaining Function
#31 Creatine for Increasing Muscle Strength

What is creatine? Creatine is a nitrogenous organic acid which facilitates the recycling of energy in brain tissues and muscles in the body. Additionally, it increases the volume of muscles

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