Archive For The “Peripheral Neuralgias” Category

In Search of the Best Pain Clinic in LA: Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy, Later Treatment

By | February 15, 2012

As the disease progresses even at the best pain clinic in Los Angeles, control of DPN pain becomes more and more difficult. In severe cases of diabetic peripheral neuropathy, spinal cord stimulation (SCS) can produce dramatic results. Percutaneous trialing of between two and four electrodes allow us to easily separate those patients with DPN who […]

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In Search of the Best Pain Clinic in LA: Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy, Early Treatment

By | February 13, 2012

Early in the course of the disease, the symptoms of diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) are usually controlled easily by antidepressants such as doxepin and Cymbalta and antiepileptic agents such as Neurontin and Lyrica. The best pain clinic in Los Angeles would know that the avoidance of side effects can be as important as the relief […]

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In Search of the Best Pain Clinic in LA: Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy, Complications and Comorbidities

By | February 12, 2012

The best pain clinic in Los Angeles would know that it is also important to look for unusual symptoms in patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy. Gastrointestinal complaints, chest pain, arm pain or fatigue should be sought out, because patients with diabetic neuropathy are at increased risk of other manifestations and complications of their diabetes. Bloating […]

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In Search of the Best Pain Clinic in LA: Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy, Signs and Symptoms

By | February 11, 2012

The earliest symptoms of diabetic peripheral neuropathy are numbness and tingling or pins and needles  usually beginning in the toes and the bottoms of the feet, which is most commonly experienced at night.  As we have said earlier it is important for the best pain clinic in Los Angeles to make the diagnosis of DPN […]

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