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Pregnancy: is commonly associated and appears to be related to increased fluid retention. Women taking oral contraceptives may also experience symptoms. Within three months after termination of pregnancy or oral contraceptive use, many of these cases clear.Exposure to poisons. These may include some toxic substances, such as heavy metals, and certain medications -  especially those used to treat cancer............................................................................

Chief Clinical Complaints: Pain, numbness and  tingling on the upper or lower extremities.Burning sensations on the hands and wrist. Pain on the elbow, shoulder, neck, Lower back pain, Pain on the knee,  Numbness on feet. Ankle and plantar.

Types Of Neuropathies: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Cubital tunnel syndrome (ulnar nerve entrapment at the elbow).Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome nerve entrapmemt at the ankle, Peroneal  nerve Entrapment at the knee, Femoral neuropathy,  Sciatic neuropathy, Radial nerve lesion, Tennis Elbow, Axillary or Musculocutaneous neuropathy,Brachial plexus lesions,Diabetic Neuropathy, Peripheral Neuropathies, Polyneuropathies, Alcoholic Neuropathies, Toxic neuropathies, (Bells palsy Facial nerve entrapment),Neuropathy due to Drugs, Obturator nerve entrapment, Hereditary sensory neuropathies, polyneuropathies in diabetes, Polyneuropathies in malignant disease...........................................

Treatment Plan: An affective treatment plan is important for the rehabilitation of the patient. Vitamin B6 ,Over-the-counter drugs NSAIDs, Prescription drugs ,Splints, Physical Theraphy, Massage Therapy, Exercise for flexibility and strength, Biofreeze gel for pain relief,  Hot and Cold Packs,Cortisone injection or cortisone pills. Surgery as last resort.

NEURODIAGNOSTIC ASSOCIATES
ADVANCED NEURODIAGNOSTIC MEDICINE FOR THE PHYSICIAN
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Disease &Conditions: Accidents,Trauma or nerve  pressure, Vitamin deficiencies. B vitamins are particularly important to nerve health, Diabetes, Hypothyroidism, Obesity ,Arthritis, Hypertension,  Pregnancy, Lupus, Alcoholism, Kidney disease, Gout, various drug ingestions (hormones having a weakly androgenic activity, postmenopausal estrogen use, and others),  hysterectomy, oophorectomy or scleroderma,  Rheumatoid arthritis, . Patients with HIV/AIDS also are prone to develop peripheral neuropathy,  Inherited disorders. Examples include Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease and amyloid polyneuropathy.

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