Neuropathy

Patient Info: Female, 66. 

Date of Initial visit: March 18, 2016

Subjective:

Pain, tingling and numbness in 1st, 2nd and 3rd fingers/metacarpals on left hand.

History: Had breast cancer ten year ago, which was treated with Chemotherapy and radiation. Symptoms on the fingers are new this year.

Objective:

  • Tongue: Pale and dry, a bit swollen
  • Pulse: deep and weak

Assessment:

Channel obstruction with yang deficiency

Plan:

Acupuncture: L side: LI3, Lu9, PC7, ST40, Sp9 R side: TW6, UB64, LV3, KD3 +yintang

Suggested Herbal Formula: Du Huo Ji Sheng Tang. She did not take.

 

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