272 Albany St
204 981 0388
Reason of appointment:
Neurological issues - Numbness in right hand, left & right foot, sometimes up both legs. Muscular issues -Lower back pain, Leg cramps at times, Hormonal issues - I'm in peri-menopause and have had hot flashes, night sweats & mood swings the last couple of months - It has been shorter periods of time before (up to a month), this is the longest timeframe of constant symptoms I've had so far.
Live with my partner in a rental house, no children, have a dog, the house has like a lot of other Winnipeg houses a basement that has water seeping through the floor in heavy rains, no smoking, Fairly quiet neighbourhood.
List of medications:
Black Cohosh, Vit. D
Dr. Cossoy - neurologist
Rebbeca Spritz - accupuncture - works very well, Maria Di Bernardo - Chiropractic treatments & NAET tratments - works well, Kat Binding - Cranio sacral tratments - works well
Stressful job, events, life,Office sitting job
Patient history (details):
I Rarely get sick, BUT I have always had autoimmune related issues - allergies & eczema as a kid. My muscle pain was labeled Fibromyalgia at one point (22-24 yrs old) , I had real bad eczema in my palms & under feet which was labelled psoriasis at the time (26-28 yrs old), Fibro & Psoriasis issues dwindled but in 2012 I had a neurological incident with numbness in the right side of my body (right hand worst) - Neurologists calls it "unofficial" RRMS as my MRI's have been stable since the initial episode. Some of the numbnessfrom that episode has never really gone away. I'm almost 48 and in peri-menopause now
Living habits (details):
My job require a lot of driving (up to 1000km a week) which leaves me sitting a lot. I do try to get to a yoga class once a week which helps a lot. I do walk the dog once a day (30min- 1 hr depending on weather) when I'm home. I see my acupuncturist, cranio & chiro folks regularly- at least once a month. I try my best to avoid gluten & dairy and avoid processed foods. I do eat out a lot as I'm travelling a lot for work so it's hard avoid it 100% . I stopped smoking 11 years ago, I don't drink much at all - 3-4 bottles of wine a year. I'm using alternative ways of dealing with the health issues an am currently not on any pharmaceutical medication. I use essential oils and herbal remedies. Vitamins
Allergies,Thyroid disease,Fibromyalgia,Skin Conditions,Other diagnosis (describe below)
Health history (details):
Cold Hands/Feet,Numbness,Balance problems,Difficulty sleeping / Insomnia,Edema/swelling,Other symptoms (describe below)
Present condition (details):
Neck,Lower Back,Rib cage,Right hand,Right foot,Left foot
Problem locations (details):
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