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Greenville, SC 29601


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Greenville, SC 29601
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HIGH IMPACT – Peripheral Neuropathy

HIGH IMPACT – Peripheral Neuropathy

To most individuals, “feel the burn” evokes imagery of sweat inducing, endorphin pumping, muscle blasting total workouts.   Unfortunately, to a smaller yet significant subset of our population, this popular catch-phrase carries a much more negative, and literal, connotation.  Members of this group suffer from peripheral neuropathy (PN).   Folks with PN know “the burn” all to well.   Common complaints include a persistent burning in the hands and feet, cramping, stabbing pain in the legs, alternating hot and cold sensations, and a pervasive numbness and tingling.   What is more, these unpleasant symptoms do not like to rest when we do.  In fact, many complain about a “fire in their feet” as they unwind for the night and the need to constantly reposition their legs, leading to loss of much needed sleep.

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High Impact – Out In the Cold

High Impact: Out In the Cold, We have all heard the expression, “Cold hands, warm heart.” But the question is, “Should they be?”  Perpetually cold hands and feet are common.  Many people describe associated numbness, tingling, and even pain. Fortunately, there are high impact treatments that help.   It does require something more than putting on a pair of gloves or a pair of your favorite fuzzy socks however.

Nervous system disorders such as dysautonomia or circulatory problems that create poor perfusion of the extremities lend themselves to temperature differences in the hands and feet.  But such symptoms can occur in the neck, back, ligaments and joints too.

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HIGH IMPACT- Athletics

High Impact- All athletes across the athletic spectrum share a common bond; they have all had to deal with the most unfortunate of experiences – the dreaded sports injury.  While the sweat, dedication, and commitment required to excel in the sports arena are undeniable, equally undeniable is the high impact that repetitive stress and microtrauma our tissues endure in the process.  Not all sports injuries are gruesome fractures, unsightly tears, or dislocations that defy the laws of physics.  We all know these – the instances that are played over and over in super slow motion to capture every gory detail.

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