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Infrared Light as Intervention to Improve Peripheral Sensation in an Individual Suffering from Peripheral Neuropathy: A Case Report

  title={Infrared Light as Intervention to Improve Peripheral Sensation in an Individual Suffering from Peripheral Neuropathy: A Case Report},
  author={J. Stephen Guffey and Susan D. Motts and Emily Payne and Timothy W. Clough},
: We describe a treatment for patients suffering from peripheral neuropathy. Current treatment is focused on prevention of adverse outcomes, rather than addressing the associated circulatory and sensory deficits common to peripheral neuropathy. We describe the use of near-IR light to address the patient’s sensory loss, pain and lowered function. A 62 year old Caucasian male diagnosed as Type II diabetic was treated in this study. Using the Semmes Weinstein Monfilament Test, the Visual Analog… 
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