Physiotherapy plays an important role in the therapy of neuropathic pain. In the acute phase of the disease apply physical methods of cupping or reduction of pain syndromes. Such methods improve blood circulation and reduce spasmatic effects in muscles.
In the first stage of treatment apply diodynamic currents, magnetotherapy, acupuncture. In the future, use physioprocedures that improve cellular and tissue nutrition-the effects of laser, massage, light and kinesiotherapy (therapeutic movement).
During the recovery period, physiotherapy exercises great importance. Various relaxation techniques are also used to help eliminate pain.
In the period of remission patients are recommended an active lifestyle and regular recreational gymnastics. The positive effect is provided by swimming, walking in the fresh air.
Treatment of neuropathic pain by folk remedies is not particularly popular. Patients are strictly forbidden to use folk methods of self-treatment (especially warming procedures), because neuropathic pain is caused most often by nerve inflammation, and its warming fraught with serious damage up to full Dying.
Phytotherapy (Treatment of herbal remedies) is permissible, but before applying any herbal remedy should be consulted with the doctor.
Neuropathological pain, like any other, requires a careful attitude. Timely treatment will help to avoid severe bouts of disease and prevent its unpleasant consequences.
We are dealing with chronic pain. This means that such pain, deprive us of sleep, rest and strength, will accompany us throughout our lives.
But do not give up. If you are faced with this problem, you need to continue the search for therapy that can return to the old life.
This struggle is a personal matter of each of us. This means that even if a certain treatment helps your friend, in your case it may be ineffective.
Pay attention to the following therapies that may be helpful:
Medical treatment. Medication treatment cannot guarantee the 100% disappearance of neuropathic pain. Nevertheless, it is worth trying different medications, for example, steroid anti-inflammatory drugs or other medical products that your doctor will recommend.
Physiotherapy: massage, cold and hot compresses. This can bring a good result. Also, you can help and active physiotherapy - exercise.
Surgical intervention. A medical professional may consider having surgery to find the problem area, eliminate the problem and relieve you of pain.
Neurostimulators also give hope for the restoration of the patient’s high quality of life. Their function is to send light electrical impulses to the epidural space of the spine.
Thus, severe pain gives way to a light, almost imperceptible, tingling.
Neuropathic pain is a fairly complex phenomenon and there are a large number of ways to treat it.
Therefore, it is best not to be limited to one type of treatment, but to try different types of therapy. This will help you find the type of treatment that best takes into account your individual characteristics. As a result, you will be able to return to an active and interesting life, in which there will be no place for pain.
Treatment of neuropathy by folk remedies
When neuropathy sciatic nerve can apply massage rubbing turpentine and camphor oils, which have a warming effect. After this massage in 10-15 minutes rubbing vodka. Then wrap the whole leg for 2-3 hours.
Good help compress with "triple" colognes or Denaturata. After rubbing the wrap and go to bed, will need 10-15 daily treatments.
Treatment of neuropathy by herbal fees
It is known that neuropathy is not an independent disease, it arises because of another chronic ailment. Often people have bad legs, numb hands. This means that neuropathy has struck the peripheral nervous system, and nerves no longer transmit the brain commands to the muscles. Burning, slight tingling, goosebumps, pain at pressure is typical for neuropathy.
Many recommend three times a day for 15-20 minutes to trample barefoot on the burning grass nettle. Extremely useful are warm baths with heaps of stems and leaves of earthen pear, sage, oregano. To fill in a container on 100 grams of these grasses, to pour 3 liters of boiling water and to insist one hour. The procedure should last no more than 10-15 minutes.
Treatment of neuropathy by herbs
The root of burdock. Boil for 5 minutes 1 art. L. crushed burdock roots in 250 g of red wine. A little to insist and take half a cup twice a day.
Root Devalila. Cook 5 minutes 1st. L. Crushed roots Devila in 250 g of water. Insist, strain and take in a warm form for 0.5 cups twice a day for 1 hour before meals. The course is a month.
Hazel. 1 art. L. Leaves and 1 H. L. Powder from the bark of the bream to cook in 200 ml of water for 10 minutes. Cool, take 100 ml 4 times a day. The course is a month.
Dill. "My neighbours advised me to treat neuropathy of the sciatic nerve. It is necessary to warm up well in the sun and then to take dill baths. For preparation of a bath 1 glass of dill seeds to be steamed in boiling water and to pour out, filtering through a strainer in a bathroom with warm waters. This procedure should be repeated every other day for 20 minutes. On the 10th day everything went away and I was cured. "
Rosemary Tincture. Rosemary leaves pour vodka (covering raw), insist 3 weeks in a dark place, sometimes shaken. Then and rub this tincture sick areas of the body.
Infusion of spicy cloves. In the container, best in a Thermos with 1st. L. Dried clove, possessing antioxidant properties, pour 600 ml of boiling water and insist 2 hours. You need to eat at least 15 days 3 times a day for 200 ml break 10 days, then treatment repeat. The course is 6 months.
The Ginkgo biloba infusion. 4 art. L. Crushed dry ginkgo biloba leaves to fall asleep in a thermos, pour 1 liter of boiling water and push for 3 hours. Drink for a drink during the day.
Treatment of neuropathy Calendula
A short story about the treatment of sciatic nerve, which delivers a lot of suffering to the military officer is an example of the fact that folk medicine still helps in the treatment of ailments. A man suffered for a long time with this disease, he had to even quit because of this from the ranks of the army. Especially the disease was known when driving and physical exertion, not letting neither sit nor stand. He was told to be treated with Calendula.
Tincture recipe: 2 St. L. Marigold Flowers insist in 400 ml of boiling water for about 2 hours. Strain and drink half a cup four times a day before eating. Drink to the disappearance of symptoms and complete recovery.
If there are drugs that can treat neuropathological pain well, why are they not assigned to patients?
If there are drugs
The problem is that doctors and patients do not understand why patients suffering from pain should prescribe complex psychotropic drugs. In this sense, it is good that the annotations to the new drugs (neurotin) indicate the indication in the form of neuro-pathological pain. and the task of the doctor includes not only the appointment of the correct drug, and an adequate explanation to the patient-for what this drug is assigned.
These drugs have undergone clinical research in America and Europe and are in the first place in the treatment of neuropathic pain. Further prospects of development of medical science are connected with the fact that preparations will be developed specifically for treatment of neuropathic pain. Regardless of their etiology.
The patient's personality is important in the treatment of neuropathic pain. Long-term current pain can change the psychological state of the person. An integrated approach is important here. Non-pharmacological methods such as acupuncture, massage and psychotherapy are important. The patient needs complex rehabilitation. But first of all, a person with neuropathic pain needs an effective anesthetic therapy. If habitual means do not help, then it is necessary to appoint the new effective preparation, explaining to the patient the reason of its appointment.