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Healthy Eating for PN with Chef Bill Nolan

Healthy Eating for the Holidays Is it December already? What an extraordinary year we’ve had. I don’t know about you, but with the holidays upon us, it seems to me like people are really making an effort to enjoy the season. We’ve all needed something to look forward to, something to concentrate on besides the …

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Promoting Safety and Solutions

Peripheral Neuropathy and the Impact on Safety Peripheral Neuropathy can impact safety for patients due to the symptoms it causes. Sarah Boyd, PT, DPT and Sarah Dahlhauser, OTR/L, OTD share with the Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy tips and suggestions for improving safety and comfort of patients with peripheral neuropathy. Why Peripheral Neuropathy can Impact Safety …

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Staying Active with Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral Neuropathy and Exercise Peripheral nerves are responsible for sending motor signals from our brain and spine to the muscles, as well as, sending sensory signals back to the brain and spine for interpretation.  When these nerves become damaged, a person can develop weakness, numbness, and pain in a process called ‘peripheral neuropathy’1.  Peripheral neuropathy …

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Jonathan’s Story: A World to Explore

Jonathan Herskovitz inspired us with his outlook on life- and his recent trip to Italy and Switzerland with his wife, his amazing attitude, and his electric scooter in tow. The Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy spoke with Jonathan to get his view on how to keep active and positive, no matter what life throws you- and …

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Healthy Eating for Peripheral Neuropathy: Grilled Salmon

Chef Bill Nolan shares a healthy recipe for grilled salmon as we enjoy the warm days of September. While fall is here, we still have enough good weather ahead to enjoy the barbeque. I have taken to grilling more fish and vegetables and love them! Today I am sharing a recipe for grilled spiced salmon …

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Coping with Peripheral Neuropathy

In the Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy’s March 2019 e-newsletter, Dr. Joseph Breitenstein, a professor of psychology and licensed psychologist at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, and two of his students, Jimmy Conway and Anna Larson, invited people with peripheral neuropathies to participate in a survey on coping with peripheral neuropathy. The main part of the …

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Mike’s Story: How I Keep My Exercise Goals

Mike Foxworth, a FPN member and member of the Metro DC Area Support Group, shares how exercising with a group helps him keep his fitness goals. Research suggests that exercise slows the progression of PN. But only if it is REGULAR exercise. We are far more likely to work out regularly if we enjoy it. …

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Phil’s Story: Hands Controlled Driving Part 2

In Part 1 of his story, Phil, a Charlotte area member and a member of our only Virtual Support Group, shared his experiences with learning to drive in a hands controlled vehicle. He highlighted that as part of this process, he registered with the Department of Motor Vehicles as required. Here, Phil offers an update …

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