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A nerve injury can be life-changing. Living with the pain and neuropathy that come from nerve injuries can feel like an uphill battle. But knowledge is power.

Learning about your nerve injury and treatment options puts you in a position to take charge of your own health. If you are suffering from an injury and want to get your life back, you need to understand the source of your pain and know what treatments are available. From there, you can work hand in hand with your doctor to heal your body. The Nerve Injury website gives you the information that you need to take control and get your life back.

The information found on this website will empower you to make informed decisions about treatment options. You may even find that just having a good understanding of your injury allows you to feel more in charge of your own health. Having a working knowledge of the treatments that are available makes it possible for you to have a better working relationship with your medical team. The Nerve Injury website will also keep you up to date on cutting-edge research. Below is a brief overview of what you will find here:

Nerve Injury

The Nerve Injury section of this website provides you with information on the common symptoms of nerve injuries. Damage to the nerves of the spinal column are explained, as well as other types of nerve injuries. This is also where you can find information about the medical conditions that can cause nerve injuries. Trauma, diabetes, drugs, motor neuron diseases, and nutrition can all play a role in nerve injuries.

Nerve Injury Treatment

Understanding your treatment options is vital if you want to be in the driver’s seat when dealing with a nerve injury. This section tells you what you need to know when it comes to treating your injury. Whether you prefer natural treatments or you’re looking at surgical options, this section has the information you need. Educating yourself is the best way to work with your medical team to get the best possible treatment.

Neurotrophic

This section of the Nerve Injury website keeps you up to date on the latest cutting-edge therapies using neurotrophic factors. Recent studies have found this is a promising treatment option for injuries to peripheral nerves and other neuropathies. Neurotrophic factors have also been shown to promote nerve regeneration, which is the holy grail of treatments for nerve injuries.

Psychological Support

Having psychological support makes all the difference when you are living with the chronic pain that nerve injuries cause. Each day with a nerve injury can feel like an uphill struggle. Trying to handle this pain on a daily basis can lead to depression. In turn, depression can cause new pain or increase already existing pain. This, in turn, just causes depression to deepen and then the pain worsens. So often, chronic pain patients find themselves caught in this vicious cycle. The importance of having a robust psychological support system in place cannot be overstated.

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