Tag: neuropathy

Neuropathy; If you have numbness, tingling or pain, who should you visit first?

Neuropathy; If you have numbness, tingling or pain, who should you visit first? Neuropathy is often used to describe feelings of numbness or pain in a particular region of the body. Wikipedia offers this common definition of the condition which they refer to as Peripheral Neuropathy: “Peripheral neuropathy, often shortened to neuropathy, is a general term describing disease affecting the peripheral nerves, meaning nerves beyond the brain and spinal cord. Damage to peripheral nerves may impair sensation, movement, gland or organ function depending on which nerves are affected; in other words, neuropathy affecting motor, sensory, or autonomic nerves result in Read More »

Why is Eric Clapton having back problems? Dr. Charschan examines the clues, the diagnosis and offers Mr. Clapton some great advice.

Why is Eric Clapton having back problems?  Dr. Charschan examines the clues, the diagnosis and offers Mr. Clapton some great advice. Eric Clapton, for those of you who are music fans has been in the music scene for years, since he was a teenager.  He is considered one of the great blues and rock players of our time, has hosted the Concert for the Crossroads to raise money for his rehab facility and has helped nurture newer artists through these events.  Rolling Stone Magazine listed him as number 2 in their top 100 guitar players of all time, next to Jimmy Hendrix. Read More »