Reply To: axonal GBS

January 14, 2017 at 4:01 pm

Ron, axonal damage takes years to heal and recovery may not be 100%. I have permanent axonal damage in my lower legs after about six years out of hospital.

It is impossible to generalize about recovery from peripheral neuropathy. Every case is individual. You may have permanent disability in your hands, but it is much too early to conclude that your hands will not improve. You should exercise your hands regularly and hope for the best. A good tool to use is Thera-putty. Do you have a physical or occupational therapist? They should have given you this, but it can be bought online. It comes in various stiffness.