Scrambler Therapy has proved to be highly effective in the treatment of peripheral neuropathy.
Peripheral neuropathy is a condition that results from nerve damage outside of the spinal cord and brain. People with this condition often suffer from pain, numbness, and weakness, typically in their hands and feet, and occasionally in other areas of their body.
The peripheral nervous system is tasked with transmitting information between the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord) and the rest of the body. Sensory nerves send information received externally back to the central nervous system – such as temperature, touch, pain or vibration. Motor nerves carry signals from the central nervous system outwards to allow for muscle movement. The autonomic nerves regulate body functions such as heart rate, blood pressure, bladder function, and digestion.
Peripheral neuropathy symptoms vary depending on the nerve(s) effected.
Peripheral Neuropathy Signs and Symptoms
• Numbness, tingling or pricking sensation in hands or feet that can spread to arms and legs
• Throbbing, jabbing, burning or sharp pain
• Extreme peripheral sensitivity to touch
• Sensation of pain during activities that normally don’t cause pain, such as painful sensation in feet under a blanket or when putting weight on them
• Heat intolerance
• Sensation as if the person is wearing gloves or socks even when they aren’t
• Falling and lack of coordination
• Muscle weakness
• Dizziness, lightheadedness or changes in blood pressure
• Problems with bladder, bowel or digestion
Causes of Peripheral Neuropathy
While there can be many causes of peripheral neuropathy, the most frequent causes are chemotherapy, diabetes, auto-immune disorders, inflammatory infections, kidney failure, exposure to toxic chemicals, and certain medications used to treat HIV and cancer. In some cases, where the exact cause is unknown, it is called idiopathic neuropathy.
Patients who suffer from peripheral neuropathy describe the pain as burning, stabbing or tingling. If the peripheral neuropathy has been caused by a treatable condition, in many cases the symptoms will improve as the patient recovers. However, the intensity of pain and a wide-ranging manifestation of symptoms often require direct intervention for symptom management in addition to the regular therapy that treats the underlying condition.
Treating Peripheral Neuropathy Pain with Calmare Scrambler
Calmare Scrambler Therapy is proven to show fantastic results, even in those patients who previously didn’t respond to other pain treatments. Scrambler therapy uses electrical impulses to send a “non-pain” signal together with the pain signal that the injured nerves send. By doing so, it doesn’t inhibit the pain transmission, but uses the same pathways to transform it into “non-pain” information. Pain relief is achieved in more than 80% of cases.
There have been numerous scientific reviews on Calmare Scrambler Therapy which have shown that there were no harmful side-effects, however, substantial pain relief was noted in all.
Calmare Scrambler Therapy provided at Baltimore Ketamine Clinic successfully treats pain in the following conditions: chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN), back and neck pain, sciatica, post-surgical neuropathic pain, phantom limb syndrome, post-herpetic neuralgia, intractable cancer pain, brachial plexus pain, CRPS (RSD), post-surgical nerve lesion neuropathy, trigeminal neuralgia, temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ), fibromyalgia, diabetic neuropathy, and pudendal neuropathy.
If you are suffering from any of the above chronic pain conditions, do not hesitate to contact us and schedule a consultation.