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Rivers Chiropractic Center P.C.

Dr. Julia M. Rivers, D.C.                                                                            

Dr. Richard J. Rivers, D.C.                                                       call now : (586)739-8824



                           Functional Medicine & Neuro-Metabolic Support


Peripheral Neuropathy

  Discover What Many Doctors Don't Know About PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY.

Pins and needles ?              Pain in feet or hands ?     Fear of falling ?

Numbness/tingling ?          Burning Sensation ?      Can't feel the ground?


Find Out The Truth About Your Problem And How To Get Rid Of It Once And For All... Without Drugs!"

Inside This Site , You'll Learn... What Many Doctors Don't Know About Peripheral Neuropathy! --The Hidden Spot Most Doctors Fail To Check As The Cause Of Your Problem!

Why Taking Pills And Doing Exercises Probably Isn't A Good Idea If You Want  To Get Rid Of Numbness/Burning/Tingling and Pain Once And For All! --

Why Only Going To Your Family Or HMO Doctor Could Lead To Years Of Misery And Frustration.

Why There is No Surgery for Peripheral Neuropathy. How To Naturally And Safely Get Rid Of YOUR NUMBNESS /BURNING/TINGLING & PAIN NOW! And Much Morel 

First of all, congratulations on finding our site. You're going to discover how to avoid years of misery and frustration – the same misery and frustration millions of Americans suffer every day because they don't have this seldom discussed information right in front of them like you do right now! Peripheral Neuropathy is a sneaky, potentially disabling epidemic that is sweeping America as we speak. Many of your family, friends, and co-workers will experience the same symptoms you do because of a number of factors including misinformation and inappropriate care.  That's why we offer this info...so  keep  reading to   find  out  what  many doctors don't know about  peripheral neuropathy.  The truth WILL shock you!

                        The information in this report is vital if you want to avoid years of increasing numbness, misery, and frustration.  So please read this report from beginning to end. It may end up saving your life as you know it right now! You see, what's so dangerous about numbness is that it's not an injury like a broken bone or a cut or scrape.  Numbness, tingling, burning and pain usually comes on slowly.  You don't notice it at first, or maybe you just brush off the sensation thinking it's nothing, and then it slowly builds and builds.  You start feeling numbness and tingling. You become more irritable.  You start taking pills to get through the day. And then one day you realize you just aren't the same person you used to be.  And that's when you go to your family doctor to get checked out. If you were to go to your family or HMO doctor complaining about numbness, burning, pain and tingling you'll probably hear something along the lines of…”You probably have peripheral neuropathy.  Try these meds and if they don't work, you may have to learn to live with it." This is a blaring alarm that your doctor may not be the person to talk to.  You see, most doctors do great with general medicine.  If you have an ear infection or the flu, medical science can do wonders!   But when it comes to a condition like peripheral neuropathy, many doctors just don't have the training or experience to properly diagnose the true cause of your problem and get rid of your problem for good.


Peripheral Neuropathy is a tricky condition.  You see, your peripheral neuropathy can have a number of causes, and some of those causes aren't even in the area where you are experiencing numbness!  Because many doctors don't know where these places are, they assume that since your peripheral neuropathy is in your extremites the problem is solely in that region. Every day, thousands of patients who suffer from peripheral neuropathy make the mistake of going to their family doctors because they don't have the information you're about to read. 

Going to your family doctor may result in your symptoms becoming more severe, and worse yet, you may receive unnecessary surgery.  Don't put yourself at risk for misery, suffering, and the decreased income from missing time from work. Here Are The Dark Secrets About Medications, Cortisone Shots, And Splints... The main problem with the treatments some doctors prescribe for peripheral neuropathy is that they never go after the root of the problem, but focus on the symptoms –  in your case; numbness, tingling, burning, pain and/or a feeling of weakness.  And when these treatments wear off (which they do), you'll often find they only cover up your problem for a short time and do nothing to fix what's causing your peripheral neuropathy in the first place.

Some doctors give their patients anti-seizure meds like Neurontin for their peripheral neuropathy.  Anti-seizure meds like Neurontin, Klonopin, and Topamax were not meant to cure peripheral neuropathy!  (I guess it doesn’t matter that Pfizer, the maker of Neurontin, was fined $430 million dollars in 2004 for recommending that Neurontin be used “off label,” or for purposes other than its intended use).  These drugs were developed for EPILEPSY, NOT PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY!  These meds work by using a chemical that tells your brain to SLOW DOWN.  While this may be okay once in a while, using these medications can only make your condition worse in the long run in two ways:

1. ?Peripheral Neuropathy, as we all know, is your body's way to telling you there is something wrong.  And because you feel numbness, burning, tingling, weakness and/or pain, you stop doing things that can make your problem worse.  For instance, if you sprained your ankle and didn't know it, then you'd keep walking on it until it fell off or something horrible happened. If you are taking pills so you can get through a day of work, then you are probably making your problem worse because you've sabotaged your body's only means of keeping you healthy. Obviously, this form of treatment is not a permanent fix – no matter how many pills you take, you'll never get better!

2. ?These pills can cause dangerous side effects.  You see, the chemical they disable does more than just slow down your brain.  Depending on what pill you're taking, you can leave yourself open to liver failure, kidney damage, and gastrointestinal hemorrhage.
Trust me on this, these 'side effects' are 100 TIMES WORSE than the peripheral neuropathy  you're taking these pills for in the first place!
Wearing wrist or foot splints may seem harmless enough, but you're only supposed to wear them when you have numbness.  Using them as a crutch will only lead to the formation of scar tissue in your wrist or foot.  And that will only make your condition worse! So, if your doctor is treating you by covering up your numbness... YOUR Doctor's Treatment Is Most Likely Making Your Problem Worse! Since none of your doctor’s treatments are meant to actually correct the true cause of your problem, logic says your condition will only get worse.  You'll be wearing your splint longer and longer, and your pills will have to get stronger and stronger.  If you're like most of the long-term peripheral neuropathy sufferers I’ve talked to, your life has probably become less than it should be. OK, so you've done the pills and splints.  What's next?  Typically, physical therapy. The problem here is this:  physical therapists only follow the directions given by your doctor.  And if your doctor hasn't discovered the true cause of your condition, then the physical therapists continue working on the part of the body where you feel numbness. Oftentimes, this is NOT what caused the problem in the first place!

After unsuccessful physical therapy, doctors usually tell the patient to "learn to live with it."

The #1 Reason Why Most Treatments for PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY FAIL! Fortunately for you, if your doctor's treatments fail, it doesn't mean you're incurable... it just means your doctor was looking in the wrong place!  The majority of doctors tend to get so sidetracked focusing on the area involved that they overlook something so incredibly obvious.  It’s so simple that it tends to shock numbness sufferers! You see, in order for ANY SENSATION to travel to your brain, it has to find a pathway. In essence, it needs a road to get there just like you need a road to get to your job in the morning.
In your body, this road is called your nervous system. And...

If you interfere with the nervous system anywhere along its 'road', it can make you feel numbness, burning, tingling, pain and weakness in other places – like your wrist, hands, arms, legs and feet! So, if all this attention your doctor has given to the area of peripheral neuropathy doesn't seem to pan out, it may be because there's nothing wrong with that body part at all!  In fact, you can be a normal, healthy adult with a perfectly normal wrist, hand, arm, leg, or foot and still feel NUMBNESS/PAIN/WEAKNESS/BURNING & TINGLING! That's right, you may be suffering from peripheral neuropathy right now in your wrist, hand, arm, leg or foot, AND… YOU May NOT have any problem with those body parts!

I know this may come as a shock to you, but imagine this: If the REAL cause of peripheral neuropathy were to be found to be treatable and permanently eliminated... then yes, your weakness, tingling, burning, and numbness would go away as well.
Imagine how your life will change.  You won't have to take those pills anymore, and you can stop wearing those ugly splints! I invite you to relax, close your eyes, and picture in your mind a day without your bothersome numbness; a day where you could do whatever you want and not worry about the numb, burning, painful, tingly feeling in your hand, wrist, arm, leg, or foot.
Can you picture that image in your head?  What favorite activity are you doing? How healthy and happy do you look?  Who are you spending this time with? Isn't a moment like this what life is all about? How would you like to make that fantasy into your reality?  How would you like to, once and for all, get rid of your numbness and all that goes with it?  No more reduced life, no more irritation, no more limitations... just a happy, enjoyable, worry-free life.

At this point ask yourself the following questions:                           #1:  How have my symptoms affected my job, relationships, finances, family, or other activities?

                                                                                                               #2 "What has it cost me in time, money, happiness, sleep?

                                                                                                               #3:  Where do you picture yourself in the next one to three years with your peripheral neuropathy 

                                                                                                                #4: What is it worth to you if we could improve your condition?


I’ve spent years helping patients who suffer from chronic peripheral neuropathy discover the truth about their problem and also ELIMINATE their symptoms quickly, easily, and naturally without any drugs or surgery! Frankly, I got sick and tired of seeing people just like you suffering through a lifetime of misery because no one ever bothered to reveal to them the truth about their condition! In fact, since I've been helping people just like you eliminate their peripheral neuropathy, I've focused a majority of my practice and skills at helping patients with neurological conditions! There is really nothing more pleasing than helping people just like you finally become symptom-free and living life on their own terms once again! That's why I mailed you this FREE report. I want you to know the truth about peripheral neuropathy that almost everyone out there doesn't seem to want you to know.  I know that chances are great that I can eliminate – or at least, greatly reduce – your weakness, pain, tingling, burning and/or numbness! If you're suffering from constant, bothersome peripheral neuropathy, or maybe you just started feeling a slight numbness and tingling that you don't want to get worse, then there is hope for you to get rid of your problem once and for all! In fact, I've helped design a quick and easy Peripheral Neuropathy Evaluation that can determine where your problem is REALLY coming from.  In fact, doctors all over the country are now using this method to help paresthesia suffers from all walks of life. But, I have to warn you...

It's in your best interest to get your condition evaluated right now.  If you procrastinate on this, your condition might deteriorate to the point where I can't help you.

One other major concern, we must figure out is something called Auto Immunity.

This alone could be your main root cause. The problem is that most Doctors have no idea how to help this condition and most don't even try.An autoimmune disorder is where your immune system is attacking your body and it could be causing your peripheral neuropathy.  You are just about guaranteed to fail using medications alone. WHY? 90% of the time the primary mechanism is your immune system attacking your nervous system which is also known as an autoimmune attack. Medications alone do nothing to slow or stop the auto immune attack.  Since the autoimmune mechanism is the most common cause of chronic conditions in the United States, you would think that it is commonly screened for by ALL doctors. Unfortunately, it is rarely, if ever, checked. The reason?  Doctors are too hung up on treating peripheral neuropathy symptoms with medications.  Why run extra tests if you are not going to alter the treatment based off the test results?  

2.  Has your doctor specifically checked you for any food sensitivities?

  Each time that you eat a food that you are sensitive to such as gluten (wheat, barley, rye, and oats), dairy, eggs, soy or yeast, it can cause your immune system to attack your body.  THESE FIVE FOODS COULD BE SLOWLY KILLING YOU AND YOU DON’T EVEN KNOW IT BECAUSE YOU HAVE NOT BEEN TESTED!   

3. Has your doctor run a COMPLETE thyroid panel?  Your thyroid CONTROLS your body metabolism so if you suffer from peripheral neuropathy…IT MUST BE THOROUGHLY CHECKED!  I not talking about an simple test for TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone), I am talking about the COMPLETE BATTERY OF THYROID TESTS

which includes Total T4 (TT4), Free T4 (FT4), Free T3, Free Thyroxine Index (FTI), Resin T3 Uptake, Reverse T3, Thyroid Binding Globulin and the thyroid antibodies…TPO and TGB! Your THYROID is EXTREMELY important and needs to be checked!  Did you know that many doctors consider TSH levels from .35 to 5.0 to be “normal.”  Optimal or “functional” TSH levels should be 1.8 to 3.0.  What is YOUR TSH level?  If it is not 1.8 to 3.0, have you had the FULL battery of thyroid tests?  Has it ever been checked? If not…WHY?

4.Has your doctor checked your adrenal glands? Your adrenal glands are your “stress” glands and they are JUST AS IMPORTANT in successfully treating your thyroid!!!  An ASI (Adrenal Stress Index) needs to be run on you which will check your cortisol levels at 8 am, noon, 4 pm and 10 pm.   

5.Has your doctor checked you for blood disorders such as anemias?  Anemia simply means you ARE NOT going to get oxygen to your tissues. There are different kinds of anemias such as iron, B12, Folic acid etc. And we can test for each one. Anemia is very important to find and correct.  Without oxygen available for your brain and nervous system, most likely, no treatment will work! No supplement will work. No nutritional program will work.  
If you are male have you ever been evaluated for Andropause?
If you are female has your doctor ever ordered an expanded female hormone panel?
If you are female and post-menopausal has your doctor ever assessed your risk factors for developing uterine or breast cancer?  

HORMONE LEVELS ARE VERY IMPORTANT IN TREATING PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY!!!!! ?If you answered “NO” to any or all of these questions then there is a good chance that your peripheral neuropathy is not being managed properly!!!   


"How Will I Know That My Body Is Improving? Will This Work For Me?" It’s ALL about re-testing.  That’s how you and I will both know if you are improving and if our treatment is working.  Our action plan is…test, treat and re-test. We can't spend all of this time and effort getting to the root of your problem and then just hope that our treatment protocols made the changes. We have to measure, and if necessary, change our treatment, and measure again. Not that you won't be feeling better as we make these changes, but we have to measure our change so we keep moving toward the goals we set together. It takes time to make these changes because of the test, treat, re-test scenario. Our job is to get to the root of your problem and correct it. The reason you are reading this report and you have not been helped is because no one was willing to sit down and listen to you, no one was willing to take the time to understand your problem, no one has done a thorough workup on you, and no one has take the time necessary to make changes. "What If It Doesn't Work For Me?" I will be right up front with you, the number one factor that determines success and failure with a case, is how closely the patient follows our care recommendations. If you do the things that I prescribe, then you are going to go down the road you have been wanting, probably for a long time, which is...moving toward "normal" again. You are reading this because you are one of the smart few who wants to take control of your health, and do what it takes to help your body. Nothing else matters when you lose your health. I love working with patients like you because you are willing to be here and learn about your problem, and listen, and make the changes necessary to get your health back on track. To get back to the business of living the good life again.

We offer some of the most advanced methods available for helping Peripheral Neuropathy patients but it is our complete thoroughness, compassion and respect for our patients that really makes us different. You will receive the highest level of care and if we feel that your condition is too advanced for us to help you will be told upfront before you waste money on ineffective care. If you are ready to get your life back then please register for our next seminar or call to set up a phone consultation with the Doctor. We look forward to meeting.





Shelby Township Chiropractor | Peripheral Neuropathy. Dr. Julia & Richard Rivers is a Shelby Township Chiropractor.