Research Article
Volume 12 Issue 6 - 2020
A Comparison of the Clinical Effectiveness of Specific Neurostimulation and Photobiomodulation Modalities with Therapeutic Nutrition in the Treatment of Peripheral Neuropathy
John Hayes Jr1,2, Shannon Boyce1 and Nicholas A Kerna3*
1NeuropathyDR®, USA
2University of Science, Arts and Technology, Montserrat, USA
3SMC–Medical Research, Thailand
*Corresponding Author: Nicholas A Kerna, POB47 Phatphong, Suriwongse Road, Bangkok, Thailand 10500.
Received: April 19, 2020; Published: May 13, 2020




Abstract

Peripheral neuropathy (PN) is a severe condition with numerous comorbidities. Approximately 4% of adults and the elderly develop polyneuropathy of various etiologies. The incidence of PN likely increases with age and multiple facets of declining health. Many pharmacological agents are inadequate in treating PN, and some have significant side effects. Thus, other treatment options, methods, and modalities to treat PN should be advanced and explored. This retrospective study reports a comparison of the clinical effectiveness of specific neurostimulation and photomodulation (low-level laser therapy) modalities with therapeutic nutrition in the treatment of the symptoms of PN. Most participants reported some level of symptom relief with each of the treatment components, while neurostimulation provided nearly universal relief of all PN symptoms in the participants surveyed.

Keywords: Low-Level Laser; Neurostimulation; Peripheral Neuropathy; Photobiomodulation; Therapeutic Nutrition

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Citation: Nicholas A Kerna., et al. “A Comparison of the Clinical Effectiveness of Specific Neurostimulation and Photobiomodulation Modalities with Therapeutic Nutrition in the Treatment of Peripheral Neuropathy”. EC Neurology 12.6 (2020): 13-26.

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