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Article Talk: Peripheral Neuropathy Is More Than a Cancer Side Effect
October 28, 2016
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I have peripheral neuropathy from chemotherapy treatment for my colo-rectal cancer. It has been 2 1/2 years since I finished chemo. I did acupuncture during my chemo treatments since it was very helpful in alleviating nausea and helping with tiredness. My acupuncturist also was aware of my neuropathy and gave me treatment for that. I still do acupuncture but still have the neuropothy. Like the author, my oncologist and chemo nurse asked me about the neuropothy but had nothing to alleviate it. Also they suggested pain medication which I did and still want to avoid. Foot message was suggested. I did and currently message my feet on golf balls regularly. Occasionally, I will get a foot message. The message does make my ...

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