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Medical Marijuana for Peripheral Neuropathy

by Jessica Robinson-Papp MD, MS, FAAN Mount Sinai Medical Center, and Sara Dehbashi, MD, Neuromuscular Fellow, Mount Sinai Medical Center Medical marijuana use is becoming more common in the U.S. due to legalization in many states. The U.S. federal government still considers all forms of marijuana illegal, however so far they have mostly not interfered …

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Is Marijuana Medicinal?

Read and listen to the video of Dr. Donald I. Abrams, an oncologist, and Jodie Trafton, PhD, director of the Program Evaluation and Resource Center in the Office of Mental Health Operations, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, having a point/counterpoint discussion on marijuana for medicinal purposes.  READ MORE Source: Family Practice News

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Marijuana Extract Might Help Prevent Chemotherapy-Related Nerve Pain

Cannabidiol – a compound derived from marijuana – may be a promising new treatment to prevent the development of painful neuropathy in patients receiving the chemotherapy drug paclitaxel. These results were published in Anesthesia & Analgesia based on animal experiments performed at Temple University School of Pharmacy, Philadelphia. READ MORE Source: Newswise

Small Fiber Neuropathy: Q&A

Small fiber neuropathy (SFN) is a common, yet underappreciated, subclass of peripheral neuropathy. While SFN shares many features with large fiber neuropathy, it has unique aspects in its evaluation and management that warrant particular attention. Q&A with Amro Stino, MD On July 11, 2022, the Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy (FPN) welcomed Amro Stino, MD, from …

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Dana’s Story: My Personal Journey with Small Fiber Neuropathy

I’m writing this essay for a couple of reasons: as a way to bring more awareness to small fiber neuropathy (SFN) and explain its toll on me personally. The symptoms of small fiber neuropathy vary greatly person to person. But for me, it is chronic pain. I’ve been in pain ever since I can remember. …

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eNews August 2021

    August 2021 PN Awareness Video: Please share! During Peripheral Neuropathy Awareness Week, FPN put out a call for videos answering the question:  “What Do You Wish People Knew About Peripheral Neuropathy?” Our incredible volunteer, Diva, pulled your answers together into a new and fantastic awareness video on peripheral neuropathy. Take a look at …

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eNews July 2021

    July 2021 One Step Closer   The research study on Anti-MAG peripheral neuropathy is progressing nicely, with more sites and patients participating throughout the world. FPN is pleased to play an integral role in supporting these research efforts for physicians and patients affected by this rare form of PN.   Learn more.   …

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Treatments

Peripheral Neuropathy Treatments Pain Management & Treatments for PN It is common for people with peripheral neuropathy to experience different degrees of pain. It’s important to identify the type of pain medication that will work best for managing painful peripheral neuropathy symptoms, that also works with your body chemistry, and complements other treatments. Acute pain …

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eNews July 2019

July 2019 Medical Marijuana for Neurologic Conditions In recent years, with the legalization of medical marijuana in a number of states, the interest in developing and researching marijuana for medical purposes has increased. Jessica Robinson-Papp, MD, MS, professor of neurology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, is one of the physicians with an interest …

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eNews May 2019

May 2019 Medical Marijuana for Peripheral Neuropathy       Dr. Jessica  Robinson-Papp and Dr. Sara Dehbashi offer a primer on medical marijuana as it relates to treating peripheral neuropathy based on current research and scientific studies. For more information on this complicated subject, click here. Can a Simple Interview Help in the Diagnosis of Sjögren’s …

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