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Re: [IP] neuropathy testing?

I had this test recently and it wasn't painful at all.  It might have been a
little uncomfortable, but well worthwhile.  I learned that the neuropathy
affects only the bottom of my feet and that the nerves from knee to heel are
"better than normal."  I then saw a specialist orthopedist (for feet) and he
referred me for physical therapy to strengthen certain muscles and try to
straighten out my hammer toes.  He says it can often reduce neuropathy
symptoms.  I felt the testing was worthwhile.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Kathy Bruckmeyer" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Sunday, May 18, 2003 11:17 AM
Subject: RE: [IP] neuropathy testing?

> I am wondering if there is a way to test for neuropathy, other than
> a
> "tuning fork" on your foot and see how long it takes to not feel the
> vibrations.
> There is a test and it's called an E.N.G. or something like that.  They
> stick needles in you and then send electrodes between one point of your
> to the other and measure the time it takes for your body to react.   Had
> of them, swear I'll never have another one!
> Kathy B.
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