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ABOUT: 100+ Things for Neuropathy Relief

Develop Your Neuropathy Treatment Regime   The question asked most often at the Calgary Neuropathy Association is what can I do to make my neuropathy better.  Neuropathy relief is hard to find and more than likely its not one thing…

#70 Pressure Points

#70 Pressure Points

What are Pressure Points? According to the Cambridge dictionary, a pressure point is “a place on the body where an artery is close to the surface of the skin, where it can be pressed to partly stop the flow of…

#69 Check Circulation

#69 Check Circulation

Circulation Introduction In medicine, circulation refers to the movement of fluid through the body. The circulatory system (which is made up of the heart and blood vessels) serves to produce blood circulation and keeps blood moving to where it is…

Causes of Neuropathy

This online resource describes different causes and specific self-management techniques that may help relieve symptoms or at least may slow your neuropathy progression. Our CNA 100 things for neuropathy relief blog posts are also a good resource if you are…

#68 Ketamine

#68 Ketamine

What is Ketamine? Ketamine is a drug that started as an anesthetic used on battlefields and in operating rooms2. In recent years, ketamine has evolved from being used as an anesthetic to treat depression and can even help dull the…

Chair and Dangling Pocket-watch

#67 Hypnosis for Neuropathic Pain

Hypnosis has become a common TV trope because of its mysterious nature. When I hear the term, my mind immediately turns to a cartoonish villain dangling a watch in front of someone’s face like a pendulum, repeating “you are getting…

#66 Weights

#66 Weights

Lifting Weights and Neuropathy Neuropathy means your nerves are unable to adequately receive and send messages to different parts of your body, which can lead to nerve deterioration and muscle atrophy. Any part of your body that is not regularly…

Dr. James-Naturopathic Medicine

Dr. James-Naturopathic Medicine and a different approach to neuropathy Dr. James Truong explores different methods and thought patterns that could potentially help with the treatment of neuropathy via naturopathic means. Topic Timings: Introduction and Overview: 0:01:51 Our Body – Foundations:…

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…

OT – Boosting Engagement in Self-Care

Gillian Bagg BHSCOT, HBPE owner & operator of Gillian Bagg Occupational Therapy Services explores: The importance of exercise in performing correctly paced daily self-care activities How to pace daily self-care activities Barriers to engaging in self-care activities Gillian Bagg can…