On a regular basis around the country and around the world, individuals suffering with neuropathy are told the diagnosis and informed "nothing" can be done for it. In great dismay I hear these statements on a regular basis and hurt for each individual thinking these is no possible solution.
I am here today to state, in no uncertain terms, that this understanding of peripheral neuropathy is false. These statements are made due to a poor understanding of neuropathy and more importantly poor understanding of the many factors that can influence neuropathy. There is an option, a hope and a solution.
What is Neurogenx?
Neurogenx is an advanced electroanalgesic medical device. It's used in a treatment called Combination Electroanalgesia Therapy (CET). CET consists of two combined procedures: 1) Local anesthetic and 2) Electronic Signal Treatment by the EAD to treat neuropathy and stop pain in the nerves and muscles. Peripheral neuropathy improves in over 87% of patients treated.
New Revolutionary Treatment
Combination Electrochemical Therapy is a relatively new treatment modality for chronic pain syndromes and particularly peripheral neuropathy. This treatment has been shown in multiple case presentations and small studies to significantly reduce symptoms of neuropathy, improve nerve conduction and functioning, improve ability to walk through improved balance and muscle function and often patients are able to return to many activities.
The treatment consists of careful identification of the involved nerves and administration of a local anesthetic to the area followed by an Electronic Signal Treatment through delivery of a high frequency signal energy in a continually varying sequential and random pattern through specialized electrodes to produce the following results:
- Elimination of neuron accommodation
- Elimination of inflammation and edema to cells and nerves through acceleration of normal inflammatory processes
- Resetting the nerves through repeat depolarization improving overall functioning of the nerve.
- Improve cellular function and repair, including improved metabolism
- Removal of waste products
- Improved blood and lymphatic flow
- Improved immune system support
- Pain reduction through nerve block, reducing symptoms for days, weeks or even months
What to expect at your appointment?
You will be carefully evaluated for peripheral neuropathy including possible causes and other treatment modalities that may be effective depending on your case. This includes a full history of your symptoms and treatment options. This may include lab tests, circulatory tests, and neurosensory exams.
- The initial exam takes less than an hour.
- Treatments take less than 45 minutes, usually 2-3 times per week.
- The typical person with neuropathy requires 12-15 treatments to get the maximum benefit of treatment, but symptoms often improve in the first couple treatments.
What is Neuropathy?
Peripheral Neuropathy is a common problem, currently affecting over 20 million people in the Unites States, and countless others around the world. Peripheral neuropathy has always been present, but is now better diagnosed. However, it is still often poorly understood, and sometimes just diagnosed as a secondary condition of another problem such as diabetes. Neuropathy however, is its own disease and can be a very debilitating and life altering condition.
Peripheral Neuropathy is a common term used to describe damage or disorders to the nerves, leading to malfunction or poorly functioning nerves. It may include conditions that only affect particular peripheral nerves or may be associated with conditions that affect multiple body parts. Symptoms often involve weakness, numbness or pain and commonly presents to the arms or legs, but may also involve other areas including the face.
As these nerves fail to function properly, the symptoms of peripheral neuropathy begin to present. On a regular basis I discuss these symptoms with patients and hear a wide range of discussions on how neuropathy feels to them. Let me give you some examples:
"Tingling, like the feet are asleep"
"Cotton between the toes"
"Ice pick stabbing the foot"
"Electrical shooting pains"
"Like a piece of leather on the bottom of the foot"
"Numbness like my foot is wrapped in plastic"
"Burning, like walking on hot coals"
"Shooting pains into the toes"
"Like fire ants biting my feet all over"
"Feeling like something is stuck to the bottom of my foot"
"Overly sensitive to touch, often causing pain"
There is finally an option to both treat and improve the symptoms caused by Neuropathy.