Taking Alpha-Lipoic acid 800 mg/day for 40 days reduced pain and increased 2 point discrimination. Some nerve operations are fought with problems (nerve transfer in cubital tunnel syndrome); now there is a help.
J Hand Surg Am. 2017 Feb 26.in press.
Alpha-lipoic Acid After Median Nerve Decompression at the Carpal Tunnel:
A Randomized Controlled Trial.
Boriani F et al
- ALA antioxidant by increased glutathione peroxidase activity.
- “a powerful and effective factor reducing oxidative stress, with neuroprotective and neurotrophic properties”
- Intravenously, helps diabetic neuropathy
J Pain Res. 2017 Feb 15;10:397-404. doi: 10.2147/JPR.S123045.
A double-blind, randomized, comparative study of the use of a combination of
uridine triphosphate trisodium, cytidine monophosphate disodium, and
hydroxocobalamin, versus isolated treatment with hydroxocobalamin, in patients
presenting with compressive neuralgias.
Goldberg H et al
Back pains, neck pains, and carpal tunnel