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I have just started Bio-feedback for the neuropathy I have in my feet. I have only had 2 sessions. I have a great therapist.
One of the CDs I was given is about learning to breath calmly. It is a relaxation CD. It is surprising how hard it is sometimes - to completely relax your body and mind, but with training and practice, it can be achieved.
The therapist took some readings using electrodes. She told me I carry stress in my shoulders - specifically my left shoulder - and I immediately knew why - that is the side of the mastectomy and where the 13 cancerous lymph nodes were removed. For over one year I used a heart-shaped pillow that was given to me by my surgeon. I almost became addicted to that pillow. I didn't want to feel that odd and "creepy" sensation from the trauma to my chest and arm. The therapist said that I "babied" that arm, and yes, I did, however, the good news is - I have gained very good strength back in that arm by doing the exercises that I was told to do after the surgery, and I also did physical therapy for my arm and that helped tremendously.
I have heard very positive things about bio-feedback, and I will be going once a week for about 2 months. I am believing that it will make a difference for the chronic pain from neuropathy.
Thanks for listening.