Diagnosing Small Fiber Neuropathy

Diagnoising small fiber neuropathy

You’ve probably been hearing and reading more about small fiber neuropathy. Doctorsare now diagnosing small fiber neuropathy in their office, by doing a 3 mm skin punch biopsy and sending the specimen to Therapath for determination of epidermal nerve fiber density. The procedure takes only 5 to 10 minutes to perform, […]

Small Fiber Neuropathy

Small Fiber Neuropathy

Many neuropathy patients have heard these words, “Your EMG and Nerve Conduct Studies are normal meaning you do not have neuropathy.” Right? Wrong. Dr. Norman Latov of Cornell University states clearly along with many other professionals that the EMG and Nerve Conduct Studies only measure damage to the large fibers. […]

Symptoms of Neuropathy

Symptoms of Neuropathy

In 2015, the good news is that medicine has made great progress in the last decade in understanding Peripheral Neuropathy, acknowledging the symptoms, diagnostic skills, increased tests for diagnosis and some treatments which have proven successful for both the illness, neuropathic pain and loss of muscle control.   Yet we still have a long way […]

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