Managing Neuropathy Pain Typically, a healthy nerve will only send a signal when it is stimulated, e.g., a nerve in the hand that senses temperature will stay quiet until the hand gets near the flame on the stove. However, an… Read More... "Managing Neuropathy Pain"
Dialing Down the Body Pain of Superficial Siderosis Gary always hurts It’s a fact-of-life he can’t run from; from his head to his toes, 365 days a year, 24-hrs a day. Pain. Most days, his pain scale reads 3 or… Read More... "Dialing Down The Pain"
Did they work the first-time round? It had been tough for me to tell if the first course of nerve blockers (Greater Occipital Nerve Block) worked now that a few weeks had gone by. I kept quite an extensive log… Read More... "Knocking Out The Brain Zaps"
The Slow Movement of Pandemic Care Having a rare condition can make it hard to get information as it is, but during the Covid-19 pandemic it has stepped up a notch or two. Usually, I contact my consultant via email… Read More... "How To Block The Agony Of Brain Zaps"
Occipital Nerve Blocks For Chronic Headache It was Gary’s first pain-free moment in 12 very miserable years. Complete pain relief. I want to read those words over and over. Finally, a chronic headache or migraine sufferer will understand the long… Read More... "Taming Chronic Headache Pain"
Living With Chronic Headache Pain Chronic headache pain has been in our lives for years. Our Superficial Siderosis community has many fellow sufferers. On good days the pain is a dull throb pecking away, neck, eyes, and top of your… Read More... "The Railroad Spike Of Chronic Headache Pain"
The Neuuropathy Chronicles Sharp jolting stabs of burning pain across one or both feet were making it impossible for Gary to sleep. (Earlier, we touched on our search for some relief from peripheral neuropathy in QUARTERLY NEUROLOGY FOLLOW-UP) Gary’s neurologist… Read More... "The Neuropathy Chronicles"