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Neuropathy Program

Our neuropathy program combines patient-specific, hands-on physical therapy with MicroVas Therapy (MVT), a cutting-edge, non-invasive physical medicine treatment that is proven successful in treating patients with pain stemming from peripheral, diabetic and post-chemo therapeutic neuropathies.

MVT delivers a series of electronic impulses that stimulate circulation in the capillaries, tiny blood vessels closer to the skin surface, thus increasing the flow of healing oxygen to damaged nerves and muscles.

According to MicroVas Technologies, based on the results of a 2007 randomized, controlled study, “It is our opinion with results so far to date that the MicroVas device proves to be of utmost efficacy in the treatment of diabetic peripheral neuropathy in the lower extremities.”

    What is Neuropathy?

    Nearly 20 million Americans suffer from neuropathy, also referred to as peripheral neuropathy, a chronic condition that results from damage to or compression of the nerves outside the spinal cord and brain.

    Diabetes is the most common cause of neuropathy, which affects up to 50% of people with diabetes. Over time, the excess blood sugar that is prevalent in diabetics can injure the walls of tiny blood vessels that nourish the nerves, especially in the legs. Thus the nerves, which tell the brain about pain and touch as well as when and how to move the muscles, are disrupted. Although many different problems can occur as a result of diabetic neuropathy, common symptoms are tingling, pain, numbness or weakness in the feet and hands.

    Related Conditions:

    • Neuropathy/Diabetic Neuropathy

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