Neurological Disorders

Patients suffering with neurological disorders can support their health by combining allopathic and holistic treatments. Our goal at Isthmus Wellness is to help reduce symptoms associated with neurological disorders and improve general health. In some cases holistic medicine can help reverse early stages of neurological disorders. For others holistic medicine can help slow down or stop the progression of advanced neurological diseases. There are over 600 neurological disorders of which many may benefit from a combination of holistic therapies.

Neurological Disorders

Common Neurological Disorders Treated

  • Fibromyalgia and nerve pain syndromes
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Autism and ADHD
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Brain tumors and brain injuries
  • Infections affecting the brain such as meningitis and Bell’s Palsy
  • Strokes and mini-strokes

Acupuncture and Neurological Disorders

Acupuncture works directly with the nervous system to promote healing and the generation of adult stems cells. Carefully placed acupuncture needles can address the symptoms in the body and the nerve degeneration in the brain thus creating a circuit of healing in the nervous system.  The profound ability of acupuncture to restore neurological function in extreme cases such as brain trauma, spinal cord injury, and stroke is gaining attention in the West.

Electro-acupuncture is effective in treating facial palsy cases

Study on acupuncture as complementary therapy in stroke recovery

Acupuncture enhances regeneration of adult stem cells

Acupuncture effective treatment for fibromyalgia

CranioSacral Therapy and Neurological Disorders

CanioSacral Therapy harmonizes the spinal cord and brain by gently removing restrictions that can be detected and corrected with light touch. Clients with neurological conditions often find “less is more” and report more benefits from gentler therapies such as CranioSacral Therapy.

Treating Autism with Craniosacral Therapy

Study on the effect of craniosacral therapy on lower urinary tract signs and symptoms in multiple sclerosis patients

Hormone Influences on Neurological Disorders

Progesterone and the spinal cord: good friends in bad times

Progesterone: therapeutic opportunities for neuroprotection and myelin repair

Testosterone: therapeutic target for myelin repair in chronic demyelination

Neuroactive steroids and peripheral neuropathy

 

 

Information on our website is not intended to diagnose, treat, or be a  substitute for regular medical care. We encourage you to discuss all therapies with your primary care doctor before making any changes in your health regimen.

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