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Brother

757d

I was on gabapentin but finally don’t take it anymore. Had treatment for the feet and now are much better but remain numb. Hands are not good and I constantly drop things. Any suggestions about what I can do to help my hands?

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    • waterlilly

      373d

      I used to take the Gabapentin as well. I just stopped taking it on my own, slowly. I am not a medical expert, but perhaps there might be some physio therapy for the hands once you ask your doctor about it.

    • waterlilly

      373d

      I used to take the Gabapentin as well. I just stopped taking it on my own, slowly. I am not a medical expert, but perhaps there might be some physio therapy for the hands once you ask your doctor about it.

    • Brother

      748d

      Check out their website. Advanced Regenerative Health. I no longer have the terrible red ants biting my feet from the inside out. No more gabapentin. Now my problem is my hands. Problem is my health insurance allowed them to treat the feet or the hands. Can’t do both so I chose my feet.

    • hazyeclipse

      748d

      What kind of treatment? I didn't know there was any treatment aside from basically just masking the symptoms with pain meds or things like gabapentin

    • Purplicious

      757d

      I have had some relief from muscle stim (chiropractor) and compression gloves ( as seen on tv). I still drop things, and can't pick up a coin off the floor. I think I need to re learn some things, like a baby. I know which hand movements make it worse, texting, gaming, holding books while reading. I've learned not to lie down while looking at my cell phone, dropped it on my own mouth !

      • Brother

        755d

        @Purplicious thanks for the idea of compression gloves. I use compression socks when traveling and they have helped my feet and calves in a major way. I went to a chiropractor clinic and received injections in both feet and electrical stimulation to feet and lower legs twice a week overall 12 weeks. It totally knocked out the neuropathy in feet and mostly in calves. I do take a really good supplement and use a special balm on my feet for maintenance. When I got the treatments is when I no longer needed gabapentin. Thanks for sharing.

        • Jih

          379d

          @Brother do you mind sharing what supplements you take. I’m currently taking Alpha lipoid acid and Benfotiamine and B12. I’ve also heard Acetyl L Carnitine which s good.

    • Orionson

      757d

      I had good results from an inversion table. I think it creates a little space

      • Brother

        755d

        @Orionson thanks for the suggestion. I would have never thought of an inversion table for the hands.

        • Orionson

          755d

          @Brother the cervical vertebrae can pinch the nerves going down arms into hands. Just reverse gravity I guess.

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