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acupuncture for nerve regeneration

A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
33 years experience Neurology
Nerve Repair: All peripheral nerves regenerate if not permanently damaged at a rate of 0.5 mm/day.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Maybe help!: If you are B12 deficient, absolutely. But it is prudent to take B12 if you have nerve damage from any cause!
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Dr. Mark Fisher
34 years experience Neurology
Please clarify: Which nerves are you referring to? Are you referring to all your nerves everywhere? Why are you interested in regenerating nerves? Was there an injury ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
29 years experience Rheumatology
Could be: As trauma and also surgery can amount an inflammatory respond to repair tissue damage.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Nerve regeneration: You need to ask that question to your surgeon who knows exactly what is going on with the regeneration.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Which nerves ?: Most of the time will not be any nerve damage . If there is a degeneration due to any cause central nerves like optic (eye ), auditory (hearing ) olfa ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
39 years experience Hand Surgery
Clavicle nerve?: There is no clavicle nerve, however if a nerve was severed DMSO will have no effect on nerve regeneration.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
39 years experience Hand Surgery
No clavicle nerve: There is no clavicle nerve and DMSO will be of no help in stimulating nerve regeneration. If it is a digital nerve it needs to be repaired and will ta ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Sklar
45 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Alpha Lipoic Acid : Alpha lipoic acid helps with nerve healing and regeneration. There is a large body of scientific literature about its benefits for diabetic neuropath ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sam Markzar
27 years experience Periodontics
Never heard as such : Bovine collagen has been used for many years in conjunction with bone graft to cover the grafted site, or as a bone substitute in areas that bone fi ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
30 years experience Holistic Medicine
Acupuncture for pain: Acupuncture is very effective for a variety of painful conditions.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
I guess that would : Depend on the size of that needle and how close it is to any important structure and what move you are making

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