Research and Studies

Below, you will find independent studies related to peripheral neuropathy, chronic joint pain, and the treatments utilized by at Olympic Spine & Sound Pain Solutions.

NeoGEN Treatment and Peripheral Neuropathy

  1. Anti-inflammatory effects of electronic signal treatment Pain Physician 2008;11:891-907 ISSN 1533-3159. Robert H Odell, Jr., PhD, and Richard E. Sorgnard, PhD
  2. Clinical outcomes utilizing the combined electrochemical treatment for peripheral neuropathy. Gavin Journal of Anesthesiology. Volume 2016. -Robert H Odell and Chaya Z.
  3.  The Integrated Nerve Block: Electrical + Chemical; Poster Presentation to the Annual International Spine Intervention Society Meeting. Las Vegas, NV, July 23 – 26 2008.
  4.  Poster presentation Odell R, Carney P, Sorgnard R. The Combination Electrochemical Block in the Treatment of Peripheral Neuropathy: preliminary Results; World Institute of Pain 6th World Congress, Miami, FL February 2012
  5.  Poster presentation: Cernak C, Odell R, Maririott E, Silvani B; Combination Electrochemical Therapy (CET) to treat patients with diabetic neuropathy; American Society of Regional Anesthesia 35th Annual Meeting & Workshops, Toronto, CA, April 2010
  6.  Odell R, Sorgnard R; New Device Combines Electrical Currents and Local Anesthetic for Pain Management; Practical Pain Management (2011) 11 (5): 52-68
  7.  Cernak C, Marriott E, Martini J, Fleishman J, Silvani B, McDermott M; Electric Current and Local Anesthetic Combination Successfully Treats Pain Associated with Diabetic Neuropathy; Practical Pain Management (2012) 12 (3): 23-26
  8.  Odell R, Sorgnard R; Anti-Inflammatory effect of Electronic Signal Treatment Pain Physician (2008) 8 (6): 891-907. Slv AND slv-2, manufactured by Sanexas, GmBH; Germany, was utilized exclusively in this study
  9.  Levine T, Levine M, Hank N, Saperstein DS. Retrospective Assessment of the Usefulness of Skin Biopsies in the Evaluation and Management of Patients with Suspected Small Fiber Neuropathy. Neurology 2009; 72 (Suppl. 3): A56-57
  10.  Saperstein D, Levine T; Diagnosing Small Fiber Neuropathy Through the Use of Skin Biopsy; Practical Neurology, October 2009
  11.  Guyton & Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology 11th, 2006: 601

Laser and Infrared Light Therapy

  1. Kochman AB, Carnegie DE, Burke TJ. Symptomatic Reversal of Peripheral Neuropathy in Patients with Diabetes. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association. 2002;92:125-130.
  2. Pendergast JJ, Miranda G, Sanchez M. Improvement of Sensory Impairment in Patients with Peripheral Neuropathy. Endocrine Practice. 2004;10:24-30.
  3. Leonard DR, Farooqi MH, Myers S. Restoration of Sensation, Reduced Pain, and Improved Balance in Subjects with Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy; A Randomized, Double Blind, Placebo Controlled Study. Diabetes Care. 2004;27:168-172.
  4. Kochman AB. Monochromatic Infrared Photo Energy and Physical Therapy for Peripheral Neuropathy: Influence on Sensation, Balance and Falls. Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy. 2004;27:16-19
  5. DeLellis S, Carnegie DE, Burke TJ. Improved Sensitivity in Patients with Peripheral Neuropathy: Effects of Monochromatic Infrared Photo Energy. Journal of American Podiatric Medical Association. 2005; 95(2):143-147.
  6. Harkless L, DeLellis S, Burke TJ. Improved Foot Sensitivity and Pain Reduction in Patients with Peripheral Neuropathy after Treatment with Monochromatic Infrared Photo Energy-MIRE ™. Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications. 2006;20(2):81-87.
  7. Volkert W, Hasaan M, et al. Effectiveness of Monochromatic Infrared Photo Energy and Physical Therapy for Peripheral Neuropathy: Changes in Sensation, Pain and Balance – A Multi-Center Chart Review. Physical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics. 2006;24(2):7-18.
  8. Powell MW, Carnagie DH, Burke TJ. Reversal of Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy with Photo Therapy (MIRE ™) Decreases Falls and the Feat of Falling, and Improves Activities of Daily Living in Seniors. Age and Ageing. 2006;35(1):11-16.
  9.  Ammar, T. Monochromatic Infrared Photo Energy in Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy. International Scholarly Research Network (ISRN) Rehabilitation. 2012; Article ID 484307.