Guitar legend, Eric Clapton has told Classic Rock Magazine Peripheral Neuropathy makes playing guitar “hard work”. Clapton has had an unprecedented career including being ranked number 2 in a list of 100 greatest guitarists of all time by Rolling Stone; 17 Grammy Awards; and the only musician to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame three times.
Did FDR Actually Suffer from Peripheral Neuropathy?
The question remains, did former President Roosevelt have Polio or a Peripheral Neuropathy known as GBS and why should we care? In August 1921, at the age of 39, while vacationing at Campobello Island in Canada, soon to be President Franklin D Roosevelt contracted an illness characterized by the acute […]
Why We Need the Neuropathy Support Network!
A day does not go by during which we receive many neuropathy questions from patients. Helping patients fully understand what is happening to them given their neuropathy takes time, energy, understanding, and respect for patients. The patient responses we provide and the information on our website as well as the […]
One Man’s Journey with Neuropathy
His nightmare began in 1969 – one year after leaving the Vietnam War. Symptoms of autonomic and polyneuropathy neuropathy affected his breathing with upper body paralysis that brought him to his knees and affected other parts of his body; mysterious chest pains, electric shocks, painful skin, physical exhaustion, unexplained silent […]