2015 Extremity Nerve Research and Training Offered

2015 Extremity Nerve Research and Training Offered

The Association of Extremity Nerve Surgeons was founded as a society to promote the collaborative study and development of medical research regarding the treatment of extremity nerve disease.  For 2015, there is exciting research occurring on balance and gait studies, neurology interactions, prevention of amputation and other preliminary studies.

The Society also will provide specialized surgical courses to advance awareness and techniques in extremity nerve treatment including fundamentals, denervations, and micro surgery.

Patients can find a referral network by going to ” find a doctor” on the www.aens.us web page. The DPMS and MDs listed for referral have completed nerve cases and the fundamental surgical courses and are active members in the society.

For resources or treatment options for extremity nerves and chronic pain, contact any physician listed. Dr. Jacoby and the AENS will be providing a lecture track and book introduction at the American Podiatric Medical National Meeting in Orlando July 23-26.

Grain Brain Describes the Staggering Effects of Carbs on the Brain

Grain Brain book cover
Grain Brain by David Perlmutter, MD

With his book Brain Grain, renowned neurologist David Perlmutter, MD, blows the lid off a topic that’s been buried in medical literature for far too long: carbs are destroying your brain. And not just unhealthy carbs, but even healthy ones like whole grains can cause dementia, ADHD, anxiety, chronic headaches, depression, and much more.

Definite must-read!

Why fat can make you skinny

The Big Fat Surprise Book Cover

Another must-read for your healthy living library:

Investigative journalist Nina Teicholz reveals the unthinkable: that everything we thought we knew about dietary fats is wrong in her book The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat & Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet

“For decades, we have been told that the best possible diet involves cutting back on fat, especially saturated fat, and that if we are not getting healthier or thinner it must be because we are not trying hard enough. But what if the low-fat diet is itself the problem? What if those exact foods we’ve been denying ourselves — the creamy cheeses, the sizzling steaks — are themselves the key to reversing the epidemics of obesity, diabetes, and heart disease?”

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