Neuropathic Therapy Center Blog

Gluten free diet

Gluten, friend or foe?

Gluten has become a household name everywhere you look. It’s typically a hot topic of discussion around the dinner table, in the news and even at the local market.

More often than not, the same question is always asked — what is gluten?

It’s a protein found in wheat, barley, rye and oats. You may have eaten gluten this morning with a bowl of cereal, oatmeal or toast. Though it’s not visible, the protein can cause more harm than good to individuals with a sensitivity.

Man living with diabetic nerve pain in his arm

12 Signs of Peripheral Neuropathy

Pain comes in many shapes and sizes, especially when we’re talking about peripheral neuropathy or nerve pain. It’s common to experience pain in the arms, hands, legs or feet and feel a tingling, burning or stabbing sensation that won’t stop.

However, there are many other symptoms to nerve pain that can trigger the onset of chronic pain. First, let’s take a closer look at peripheral neuropathy.

Walnut and apple salad

5 Delicious, But Healthy Snacks to Help Control Blood Sugar

Who’s ready to eat healthy?

Let’s not all raise our hands at once. The truth is eating healthy or maintaining a proper diet to help reduce nerve pain and limit additional health concerns can be challenging. But, this doesn’t mean the fun of eating our favorite foods and snacks has to go away all together.

If we adjust our meals and snacks slightly, we can enjoy the pleasures of eating healthy.

Family enjoying a backyard party for Fourth of July.

5 Ways to Uninvite Pain to Your Fourth of July Party

Don’t let your pain become the main attraction this Fourth of July! After all, it’s the firework show that should take center stage.

This holiday prepare yourself and family to manage your nerve pain successfully. Before you panic and think “I can’t enjoy the day,” remember, little modifications here and there can make a difference.

Consider the following tips as you prepare to embark on this year’s celebrations.

Older man inquiring about INF treatment.

What is INF Treatment?

First, let me just say how excited and honored I am to share this exciting new treatment with the Loma Linda University Health community and its patients. Intraneural Facilitation or INF™ has always been near-and-dear to my heart beginning with my cancer diagnosis in 2010. It was this very treatment that I found relief from nerve pain. Now, it’s my turn to help others find similar relief.