Peripheral Neuropathy – The Challenge

Peripheral NeuropathyPeripheral Neuropathy (P.N.) – burning, cramping, numbness, tingling, sharp pains in the feet and sometimes hands is becoming extremely common. A high percentage of cases can be reversed without surgery or medications. So it is still difficult to fathom the gauntlet a patient suffering from this condition must confront in an attempt to obtain a correct diagnosis or successful treatment.

The medical literature contains abundance of peer reviewed studies cataloging the multitude of causes that create the above symptoms and awareness of the literature should result in a diagnosis of P.N. and its known cause. Indeed, the Contemporary Neuro

Natural Remedies for Fibromyalgia – Fibromyalgia Natural Treatment – Dr. Martin Rutherford

http://powerhealthtalk.com Natural Remedies for Fibromyalgia – Fibromyalgia Natural Treatment Pain is the most prominent symptom of Fibromaylgia. It usually affects the entire body, although it may start in one area, such as the neck and shoulders, and spread to other areas over a period of time. Fibromyalgia is a form of generalized muscular pain and […]


Dr. Martin Rutherford Receives Recognition as a Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner

Dr. Martin RutherfordFunctional Medicine University has awarded a graduation certificate to Dr. Martin Rutherford, DC CFMP signifying his completion of a rigorous course of study in a new science-based system of holistic diagnosis and treatment.  Functional Medicine is especially helpful for patients suffering from chronic conditions or symptoms that have baffled a succession of doctors.  Dr. Martin Rutherford continues to treat patients at his Reno office, focusing on chronic conditions such as Fibromyalgia, Peripheral Neuropathy, Thyroid Conditions, Vertigo/Dizziness and much more

Natural Thyroid Treatment

Are you tired of being told you are “normal” when you are still experiencing thyroid issues such as Weight issues, Fatigue, Brain fog, Memory issues, Mood Swings, Hot flashes, Heart palpitations, Depression, Anxiety, Hair loss, Constipation, Insomnia, and more? DON’T BE LABELED, SOMETHING YOU ARE NOT… It’s not menopause, old age, senior moments, clinical depression, […]


Chiropractors Aren’t “Real Doctors” are They?

chiropractorbuildingAfter 33 years in practice it becomes painfully obvious that there remains an almost obscene lack of understanding and respect for the relative diagnostic and clinical capabilities and the educational background of Chiropractic Physicians vs the medical doctor’s educational requirements in the community at large.  Not a week goes by that I don’t come in contact with an insurance adjuster, attorney, medical physician, or patient who holds a completely incorrect understanding of the comprehensive nature and quality of the chiropractic communities educational doctorate requirements.  “Well Doc, how are you going to help my wife’s fibro, peripheral


What is Functional Medicine – How Does it Help?


The main focus of the Functional Medicine practitioner is to utilize an organized approach to assess the nine major systems of the body (nervous, gastrointestinal, endocrinological, immune, etc) and treat the underlying causes of the many chronic diseases that our patients suffer from.

Functional Medicine is patient focused and not disease focused. For instance you are not treating the patient’s rheumatoid arthritis, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, peripheral neuropathy, etc., you are instead assessing the above mentioned nine systems for weaknesses and imbalances in the patient’s biochemistry and physiology to try and understand why the patient has RA. The Functional Medicine do


Gluten Sensitivity – It’s Real, So Why the Confusion?

Gluten FactsA host of new and ongoing research studies confirm that sensitivities or allergies to gluten is a serious health issue.  In fact the rapidly emerging volume of research, well documented in peer reviewed medical, neurological, endocrine, rhuematolical, GI and nutritional journals is overwhelming in its confirmation of the condition and the importance of its implication to overall health.  Not just gut health but even more-so brain and neurological health.

Yet while counseling patients with these conditions and how gluten allergies and their cross sensitivities effect tissue damage and symptoms, and the need to eliminate these substances from their diet, the functional nutrition clin