Category: Dr Jenny Andrus MD

What Causes Phantom Limb Pain by Dr Jenny Andrus MD

OSC’s Interventional Pain Management Specialist Dr Jenny Andrus MD on the Causes of Phantom Pain In my last blog post, I discussed phantom pain and the symptoms typically seen in those who have had limbs amputated.  In this post, I will discuss the theories about why this condition exists and the medications that are used… Read more »

What is Phantom Pain by Dr Jenny Andrus MD

by Jenny L. Andrus, MD – Interventional Pain Management Specialist Orthopaedic & Spine Center In this blog post, I will discuss the phenomenon of Phantom pain and define for the reader how it manifests in patients, describing symptoms typically seen in those who have had limbs amputated. Phantom limb pain has been recognized for centuries… Read more »

Treating Peripheral Neuropathy

Dr Jenny L. Andrus, MD shares her thoughts on treating Peripheral Neuropathy In my last blog entry, I examined the different ways that Peripheral Nueropathy (PN) can be diagnosed.  In this entry, I will list the different treatment options available for PN and the benefits of each. How is peripheral neuropathy treated? The goal of… Read more »

Diagnosing Peripheral Neuropathy by Dr Jenny Andrus M.D.

Dr Jenny L. Andrus, MD an Interventional Pain Management specialist with Orthopaedic & Spine Center, shares her insight into the diagnosis of Peripheral Neuropathy In my last blog post, I explained the causes for and the symptoms of Peripheral Neuropathy (PN).  In my post today, I will outline how PN is diagnosed and discuss some… Read more »

The Causes of Peripheral Neuropathy by Dr Jenny Andrus

OSC’s Dr Jenny Andrus, an Interventional Pain Management specialist covers the causes of Peripheral Neuropathy In my last blog post, I gave a brief anatomy lesson regarding the nervous system and defined Peripheral Neuropathy.  In this post, I will detail the causes and symptoms of PN. What causes peripheral neuropathy? We know that damage to… Read more »