We are pleased to announce a new member of the FPN Board of Directors, effective June 1. Kristy Townsend, PhD in Neuroscience, brings a wealth of information in peripheral neuropathy research, and we are lucky to have her on our team.
Hypothyroidism is a condition in which the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone, and it is also an uncommon cause of peripheral neuropathy according to Todd B. Nippoldt, M.D., at the Mayo Clinic.
Thanks to CJ Holliday and our virtual support group friends, we are pleased to share an informative and helpful video on stretching and physical therapy exercises that are geared toward PN patients. And more importantly, we think you will have FUN watching this duo!
Dr. Jeffrey Lehrman shared his perspective on foot health for patients with peripheral neuropathy in our most recent patient education webinar. This webinar was sponsored by Orpyx Medical Technologies.
High Frequency Spinal Stimulation Study in Diabetic Neuropathy
In a randomized SENZA-PDN trial of over 200 adults with diabetes, those who were treated with high frequency (10 kHz) spinal cord stimulation plus conventional medical management saw a 76.3% reduction in pain over 6 months (7.6 cm at baseline vs 1.7 cm at 6 months).