Micronutrients with Dr. Bonnie Kaplan-Part 2

Micronutrients with Dr. Bonnie Kaplan-Part 2

Dr. Bonnie Kaplan spoke at the CNA January 2018 meeting. Dr. Kaplan is a retired researcher from the University of Calgary who spreads the word about nutrition and mental health. She works to educate people about the important role of nutrition…

Pain Management with Donna Piercy – Part 3

Pain Management with Donna Piercy – Part 3

Donna Piercy spoke at the CNA September 2017 meeting., “I’d rather have a vet for a doctor, they know more about chronic pain!” Watch the lecture below. For more of our videos, click here. Please subscribe to our YouTube channel.…

#34 Manage Food Sensitivities – Help Neuropathy

#34 Manage Food Sensitivities – Help Neuropathy

Is Neuropathy Exacerbated by Certain Foods?   Research has shown that there are food ingredients that affect symptoms in those who suffer from neuropathy.  Common culprits are: gluten, MSG, trans fat, added sugars and artificial sweeteners and alcohol.  Let’s take…

When Depression Accompanies Pain

When Depression Accompanies Pain

Depression is the most common mental health disorder, and the leading cause of disability in the world. One in five individuals will suffer depression in their lifetime. Psychological symptoms include depressed mood, loss of interest or pleasure, feelings of worthlessness…

#33 Breathing and Your Nervous System

#33 Breathing and Your Nervous System

Breathe in, breathe out… We all breathe. It is most an automatic, unconscious experience. We can over-ride it by purposefully holding our breath, or consciously changing the rate or depth of our breathing. You may notice that when you are…

#32 Physiokey and Sanakey for Neuropathic Pain

#32 Physiokey and Sanakey for Neuropathic Pain

The Physiokey, developed in Germany, is a non-addictive, non-invasive device used by therapists that delivers electrical impulses via electrodes directly onto the skin. A relative new-comer in the field of pain control, it interprets the skin’s electrical resistance using biofeedback…

#20 – Managing Fatigue Caused By Neuropathy

#20 – Managing Fatigue Caused By Neuropathy

Dealing with neuropathy can be exhausting. As if there wasn’t enough to deal with in one day already between work, school, family or household obligations, neuropathy adds a complicating layer of difficulty for those with the condition. Unfortunately, chronic fatigue…

#17 Physiotherapy For Combating Pain

#17 Physiotherapy For Combating Pain

What is physiotherapy? Physiotherapy is designed to be practiced by licensed physiotherapists whom help restore movement and function to individuals who are affected by injury, illness or disability.  Physiotherapists teach patients movements and exercises to be practiced at home or in…

#11 Add Vitamin B12

#11 Add Vitamin B12

  Vitamin B, and specifically B12 helps many people with the ‘electric shock’ nerve pains.  Many people with neuromuscular disorders have found some relief by adding this to their daily routine.  Choose a good quality brand as not all are…

#8 Use Non-Toxic Nail Polish

#8 Use Non-Toxic Nail Polish

If you’ve ever done your nails, you know the cool feeling in your finger and toe tips you have after you’ve just applied it.  It is possible that is from formaldehyde, used as a drying agent, and other toxins leaching…