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Physical Therapy For Leg Neuropathy

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mysterious neuropathy of legs

For the past three years I have had a mysterious neurological condition of my legs which has stubbornly defied medical diagnosis. In 2005 suddenly any short period of walking or standing cause both thighs to feel numb, tight, tired. and painful. A...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
You don't mention which HIV meds you are taking. Peripheral neuropathy is still seen in the HAART era and can be frustating to diagnose and treat. It sounds like you care has been very good so unlikely that I would be able to add much without... Read more »

neuropathy infeet/legs

hi docors-i am a 46 yr. old male, poz for about 15 yrs. CD4 of 275, and low viral load. iwas... Read more »

Peripheral Neuropathy?

First of all, thank you for providing this web site. I hope dearly that you can help me.I come from... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Improvements in Physical Wellbeing Over the First Two Years on Antiretroviral Therapy in Western Kenya

While improvements in physical wellbeing during the first six months of antiretroviral therapy (ART) are well documented, little is known regarding long-term follow-up. The authors conducted a prospective cohort study to assess wellbeing during the... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Aging With HIV

Several of the physical symptoms and illnesses related to HIV disease and its treatment -- such as fatigue, weight changes, memory loss, depression, and atherosclerosis -- mimic typical age-related health problems. It is estimated that at least 10%... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral Neuropathy (peripheral = furthest away; neuro = nerve; pathy = damage) Peripheral neuropathy (PN) -- nerve damage that causes numbness, burning, tingling and sometimes severe pain in the toes, feet and legs, and sometimes in the... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Legs

In July of 1996, at the XI International Conference on AIDS in Vancouver, triple combination therapy that included a protease inhibitor was all anyone seemed to be talking about. In fact, the entire conference almost felt like a giant pep rally for... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

leg pain

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Has anyone experienced severe leg pain. My legs ache really bad only at night. Feel really heavy and ache. If so, what can I do about it.

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