Novel Treatment Can Regenerate Nerves Damaged by Peripheral Neuropathy

//Novel Treatment Can Regenerate Nerves Damaged by Peripheral Neuropathy

A new technique that uses the principles of quantum mechanics can help some patients with peripheral neuropathy (PN) regenerate destroyed nerves, a recent study suggests. There are approximately 23 million people in the United States affected by PN: numbness, weakness or pain caused by peripheral nerve damage, according to Peter M. Carney, MD, lead study author and a private practice neurosurgeon based in Elkhart, Ind. Dr. Carney said pharmaceuticals are currently the standard of care for PN, but some studies have shown that “even the best medications help less than half of the people who have pain,” and these patients are at risk for adverse side effects…Read More

2016-12-20T12:44:41-07:00

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