Out on a Limb

February 8, 2011 at 3:02 pm

As for the first, I’ll go way out on the limb, and state emphatically ‘In no case does any form of Chemo reverse nerve damage.’

The theory, as I understand it, is for the Chemo to knock the bejabberrs out of of the immune system therefore allowing the “normal” nerve regeneration functions to more properly take place in the absence of the misguided immune factors that caused the original problem.

As for the second, let me share what ‘they’ told me at Chicago during my evaluation for STC . It goes something like this, “[I]..you will likely never recover the muscles already lost to severe atrophy. But, you can expect to slow or stop deterioration in those muscle groups not yet severely affected.[/I]” Recall subject to my own brain fog….