What is Peripheral Neuropathy?

What is Peripheral Neuropathy? Neuropathy literally means a disease process involving your nervous system.  Your body’s nervous system is comprised of two major divisions:  the central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system.  The central nervous system is comprised of the brain and spinal cord, while the peripheral nervous system makes up those nerves that…

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Leg Pain and Weakness? – Do You Have Radiculopathy?

Leg pain and/or weakness are common complaints, and often some of the most enigmatic symptoms for doctors to diagnose and treat.  Although leg pain can be the result of a variety of causes, one of the most common reasons it develops is a condition known as radiculopathy.  Radiculopathy is caused by one or more of…

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Can Cold Laser Therapy Help You Avoid Knee Replacements?

In a 2015 study, researchers were trying to determine if the application of Cold Laser Therapy could successfully postpone the need for knee joint replacement. They took 100 elderly patients with symptomatic osteoarthritis and divided them into two groups. One group received protocol A which consisted of conventional physical therapy. The second group received protocol…

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