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At-home Physical Therapy For Neuropathy

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PML AND PHYSICAL THERAPY

I HAV BEEN SUFFERING FROMPML SINCE 4/99. I HAAVE BEEN GETTING STRONGER SLOWLY. I GET IN HOME PT,BUT WANT TO GO FOR MORE IINTENSIVE OUTPATIENNT PT FOR MYY WALKING. DO YOU THINK IT WOULD BE BENEFICIAL..............
Pablo Tebas, M.D.

Response from Pablo Tebas, M.D.

Washington University St. Louis, MO - Facultad de Medicina
I see no reason why you shouldn't try outpatient PT, as in-home PT may be more limited.... Read more »

Physical therapy for persons with HIV

Hi Rick, I'm interested in the physical therapy side of AIDS/HIV. How is it used for pain... Read more »

pml & physical therapy

I am suffering from pml. i was diagnosed in april of 99. i began cidofovir treatments in july.... Read more »
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Question about Alternative Therapies

Posted by AustinGuy, 3 Replies
I found out about my status relatively recently (October 05) and now am in the mode of learning all I can and trying to build a strategy for battling the virus.

I was wondering if anyone has had any experience with accupuncture as part of their... Read more »

Lipodystrophy and/or Neuropathy?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is it possible to experience lipodystrophy and neuropathy within 2-3 months of HIV exposure, or are these conditions generally symptomatic of long-term HIV status? I have noticed significant swelling under my arm/ beside my right breast. I'm not... Read more »

neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply


Peripheral neuropathy is a tingling sensation, pins and needles, that is very, very often quite painful. According
to Dr. Judith Feinberg, it affects the longest nerves first, therefore it always starts in the toes, may progress
upwards to involve the... Read more »

Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have had neuropathy in my feet for 4 years now in varying degrees of pain, sometimes light, sometimes crippling. I had some decent results using acetyl-L-carnetine, which seemed to have helped the pain some, but now it has come back in full force.... Read more »