QUESTION: I saw an ad in the paper about pain relief for peripheral neurpathy at a chiropractic center. It said there are no drugs and it is cutting edge. I sent an inquiry to the website and received a reply which didn’t say what the treatment is, but says to come in and get examined and get relief. Is Break The Pain Habit the same kind of thing. ANSWER: Peripheral neuropathy (PN) is a condition which has frustrated patients and doctors for decades. I would be surprised if I met someone who didn’t know someone who suffers with PN, or suffered from it him or herself.In a nutshell, PN can be described as damage to the peripheral nerves of the body that reside outside the spinal cord and brain. There are several causes of PN. Diabetes is the most common. ... More
QUESTION: I went to a seminar given by a chiropractor recently on how to relieve stress. Instead of talking about how to relieve stress, it was a sales pitch to convince me to become a patient in his office for treatment. Is this what your workshop is too?
ANSWER: Iím sorry for your unfortunate learning experience. While this dubious marketing strategy is by no means limited to chiropractors, they seem to have perfected and mass produced the technique.
Stress reduction is not the only subject on which they profess expertise. Industrial safety, preventing sports injuries, and the latest nutritional fads are among the surplus of topical issues. ... More