The Cefaly device is now available without a prescription and can be are use both for acute and as a preventative migraine treatment. It costs about $400 for the device and is not typically covered by insurance. We don’t have much experience with the device but it may be an option for those who have failed or cannot take medications.
More information at https://www.cefaly.com
Both the Dover and Milford offices will open on time today 3/22/2018
Read about James Mason who had a 4 hour surgical procedure with stem cell therapy which has showed gradual improvement in neurologic function.
Experimental procedure aimed at repairing spinal cord shows promise
Thought we would share an incredibly touching letter to Dr. Penny from one of his patients. Thank you to our patient for allowing us to share his uplifting words. It seemed like everyone really enjoyed reading it on Facebook, so it seems fitting to post it here as well.
In preparation for Migraine Month in June, please take a look at this up-to-date report on this all too common and frequently debilitating condition.
Mindfulness is an initiative that celebrates being mindful or aware in all aspects of daily living. Becoming more mindful can help you in many aspects of your daily life and by using the tools of mindfulness, one can improve health and well-being. These techniques are wonderful additions to the treatment of many neurologic disorders, including headache, neck and back pain, stroke, Parkingson’s and multiple sclerosis, along with many others too numerous to mention.
I received some great resources from Dr. Sara M. at the recent American Academy of Neurology meeting which should get you started. Please check out these links and Apps and let us know how you do!
– Head Space: www.headspace.com
– Mindful.org (magazine and current events)
Smart Phone apps:
Stress Doctor (by Azumio)
Craving to Quit (smoking cessation): www.cravingtoquit.com
We are happy to announce that we have come to an agreement with Highmark Medicaid Health Options and can start accepting Health Option patients immediately. Please call our office to schedule an appointment.
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