New therapies are evolving for peripheral neuropathy

Marilyn Fenichel reports in Cure Today that chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy can be helped by exercise and neurofeedback. Perhaps the peripheral neuropathy that is plaguing many World Trade Center recovery workers can also be alleviated by these methods.

Peripheral neuropathy affects the nerves associated with sensation and muscle control in the arms and legs, causing numbness, balance issues and pain. Strength and coordination can also be affected.

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