Written in collaboration by eight renowned neurologists representing some of the leading experts on this disease from across the United States, Small Nerves, Big Problems arms patients and caregivers with the latest information about diagnosing and treating small fiber neuropathy.
Small fiber neuropathy is a type of peripheral neuropathy that occurs from damage to the small nerve fibers in the peripheral nervous system, the system of nerves outside of the brain and spinal cord. It is one of the most common diseases seen by a neurologist, affecting an estimated 2.4% of the general population today.
Small Nerves, Big Problems provides vital information for all individuals affected by small fiber neuropathy including insights into what causes it, what the common signs and symptoms are, how it’s diagnosed, ways to manage the disease and therapies that have been shown to help minimize pain.
Publication Date: March 2017
Page Count: 70 pages
About the Authors
Todd Levine, MD, Phoenix Neurological Associates (Phoenix, AZ) and University of Kansas (Kansas City, KS)
David Saperstein, MD, Phoenix Neurological Associates and University of Arizona (Phoenix, AZ)
Charles Argoff, MD, Albany Medical College and Albany Medical Center (Albany, NY)
Christopher Gibbons, MD, MMSc, FAAN, Harvard Medical School, Joslin Diabetes Center Neuropathy Clinic, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Neurocutaneous Laboratory (Boston, MA)
Mamatha Pasnoor, MD, University of Kansas (Kansas City, KS)
David Walk, MD, University of Minnesota, (Minneapolis, MN)
Holly Hendin, MD, PhD, Phoenix Neurological Associates (Phoenix, AZ)
Glenn Lopate, MD, Washington University (St. Louis, MO)