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Infrared therapy for neuropathy

Patient: Will far infrared therapy socks help with my peripheral neuropathy in the feet. I do not have diabetes and the problem is only in the feet and toes.

 

 

Doctor: Infrared is a superficial type of therapeutic heat which combined with other modalities as ultrasound (deeper heat) or T ENS (transcutaneaous electrical nerve stimulation) are used to control or manage pain and/or discomfort in patients as yourself with peripheral neuropathy. And yes, it helps, combined with other types of therapeutic agents and physical therapy (desensitization).

 


 

 
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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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