Located in Edina, MN

Advanced Care and Protocols for Neuropathy, 
Improve Blood supply and Repairing nerves to improve Neuropathy

Understanding Successful Peripheral Nerve regeneration in Neuropathy and related conditions: How to repair the damaged nerves? How long can this take? Will the changes last?

The first question I get from everyone coming in to see me is - Can Neuropathy be reversed? Can the damage to the nerves due to neuropathy heal? The short answer is depends on the cause of the Neuropathy. On this page I have tried to, at a high level, explain how this is possible and what we do in our clinic to help this process. We have had tremendous success in helping Peripheral Neuropathy Patients, especially ones dealing with Small Fiber Neuropathy. Let's begin...

 Nerve regeneration refers to the process by which damaged or injured nerves attempt to repair and regrow themselves. While nerve regeneration is a complex biological process, it is crucial for restoring function and sensation in nerve injury or damage cases. Here are some key aspects of nerve regeneration:

Mechanisms of Nerve Regeneration: 

Nerve regeneration involves several cellular and molecular processes, including:
  • Axon Growth: Axons, the long projections of nerve cells, extend from the site of injury.
  • Sprouting: Axons may sprout new branches to reconnect with target tissues.
  • Guidance Factors: Specialized molecules guide regenerating axons toward their appropriate targets.
  • Myelin Formation: Schwann cells (in peripheral nervous system) or oligodendrocytes (in the central nervous system) may remyelinate regrowing axons.

Peripheral Nervous System (PNS) vs. Central Nervous System (CNS) Regeneration: 

Regeneration is more robust within the peripheral nervous system due to the presence of Schwann cells, which play a role in supporting nerve regrowth. In the central nervous system, regeneration is limited due to factors like the inhibitory environment and lack of support cells. The good news: Most Neuropathy patients suffer from damage to the peripheral nervous system. So, I can confidently say, if that is your neuropathy - we should be able to help you and help repair those nerves. In my protocols I have specifically seen great results in repairing the damaged nerves in Small Fiber Neuropathy.

Factors Influencing Nerve Regeneration:

Several factors affect the success of nerve regeneration:
  • Severity of Injury or Progression of Nerve Damage: Mild injuries/ progression might result in more successful regeneration than severe injuries/progression.
  • Distance: The distance between the severed ends of a nerve can affect regeneration success.
  • Age: Younger individuals generally experience better nerve regeneration compared to older individuals.
  • Timing: Early intervention and repair increase the chances of successful regeneration.
  • ​Inflammatory Response: Controlled inflammation can facilitate the regeneration process.
  • ​Support Cells: Schwann cells in the PNS and astrocytes, oligodendrocytes, and microglia in the CNS play roles in regulating nerve regeneration.
If you are wondering, how does this impact me and where do I fit in this grouping, dont be. When you come in for your first complementary consult, we do this assessment for you and provide you guidance on the next steps. 

Clinical Application of Nerve Regeneration: How is our clinic good in improving Neuropathy by restoring Nerve Function.

Nerve regeneration is essential part of healing and improving Neuropathy. This is how we help you at our clinic.
  • Neuropathies: Strategies to promote nerve regeneration can be explored for conditions like diabetic neuropathy and chemotherapy-induced neuropathy.
  • ​Peripheral Nerve Injuries and chronic slow developing neuropathies: Regeneration can restore sensation and muscle function to peripheral nerves. Because Neuropathy patients loose feeling in their feet, injuries are possible and do occur. Healing these injuries and ensuring the nerves regenerate fast and properly is critical to ensure long-term function. We especially focus on prevention and healing from injuries due to neuropathy, at our clinic. We have seen amazing results in patients suffering from Small Fiber Neuropathies.
  • ​Avoid Nerve Repair Surgery: Surgeons may perform procedures to align and stitch together the severed ends of a nerve. This is recommended in extreme cases. Many patients come to our clinic, trying to avoid surgeries. I am here to tell you, we can do a shorter protocol for your to test if the damage you have can heal from our protocols and equipment. Surgery will still be available if this doesn't work. While we cannot guarantee success, no one can or should, we have successfully helped many patients avoid surgery.
  • Spinal Cord Injuries: Research aims to find ways to stimulate nerve regeneration after spinal cord injuries. I became famous in Minnesota in Neuropathy, especially when it comes to the spine. My past work was all on Spine and many neuropathy cases dealing with severe back pain and spinal issues due to their neuropathy progressing to the spine. When you work with me, we are not only addressing any neuropathy in your limbs, feet, hands and feet but also other parts such as legs, spine etc.

Which therapy is best for me when it comes to my neuropathy?

At our clinic, we offer protocols that range from few weeks to several months. The potential approaches within our protocols include RST-Sanexas therapy, Supplements to heal the nerves using Functional Medicine, Low level laser therapy, and change to diet and lifestyle. We also include at home equipment and exercises for our patients. At our clinic, we are always looking for the best options for the patient based on the stage of neuropathy, the extent of damage, the age of the patient, what they can and cannot do on their own at their home, the input and ability of caregivers while being sensitive to the goals of the patient and their budget. Most of these therapies are not covered by insurance and so we are especially sensitive to care that gets the patient, the best long-term results. When you work with us, you can be confident, if a new treatment comes on the market, we will be the first to contact you.

Improving Neuropathy without drugs and surgery. 

Please note: Our Neuropathy Protocol is not covered by insurance.
It all starts with a free 15-minute phone call with our 
Board Certified Neuropathy doctor, Dr. Jamy Antoine, DC, BCN, BS, FIPCA 

This call is reserved only for people suffering from Neuropathy specifically in their feet, hands or spine related neuropathy. 
Once you click the Submit button below, a member of the Care Coordination Team will contact you to start the process. 

Dr. Antoine, DC, BCN is a Board-Certified Doctor of Chiropractic through the state of MN and is Board-Certified in Neuropathy through the American College of Physical Medicine.

Dr. Eschiti, DC, CFMP is a Board-Certified Doctor of Chiropractic through the state of MN and is a Certified Functional Medicine Provider through Functional Medicine University. 

Please submit your information to us if you're serious about improving Neuropathy.
Most patients that come to us have exhausted the outdated-insurance covered options for Neuropathy, while their symptoms only worsened. Our cutting-edge, proven Neuropathy Protocol is not covered by insurance. Take advantage of our flexible financing options and finally get your quality of life back!  

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In addition to Physical Therapy, State-of-the-art equipment play a critical role in maximizing the chance of nerve regeneration. 

At home exercises are a must. But to get my patients started we do extensive work with state-of-the-art equipment in our clinic. This work is important for several reasons - improve blood supply to damaged area, reduce pain and inflammation in the damaged nerves and associated area and most importantly to help retrain new nerves as they grow as well as retrain the  muscles as they reconnect.

Patience and Time: Message from Dr. Antoine, DC, BCN

Nerve regeneration is a slow process that requires time and patience. Results may take weeks or even months to fully manifest. I always tell people individual results vary. When you come into my office, we first assess the extent of damage and after a thorough assessment we work together and determine the most appropriate strategies for promoting nerve regeneration in specifically for you, both in my office and one your own at home. Nerve regeneration potential varies based on factors such as the type and location of the injury, overall health, and individual response to treatment. My average response is around 10-12 weeks, at which point I transition patient to at home regular care, with regular check-ups. 


(Measurable results below showing improvement in Nerve Fiber Density):


A Skin Biopsy showing Reduced Small Nerve Fiber Density


A Skin Biopsy showing Normal Small Nerve Fiber Density

*Individual Results may vary
When it comes to Peripheral Neuropathy and related Problems in the feet, hands and spine, the specialized team of Dr. Jamy Antoine, DC, BCN, BS, FIPCA, Chiro also Board Certified in Neuropathy, and Dr. James Eschiti, DC, CCSP have seen it all. Many of their patients have visited the top medical clinics in Minnesota, still living with Neuropathy for years, even decades.  These same patients found better long-term results with the Select Health Team, through more complete testing, Functional Medicine, and Advanced Peripheral Neuropathy Care with our state-of-the-art Technology at Select Health of MN.

What patients are saying about Dr. Jamy Antoine, DC, BCN, BS, FIPCA (Board Certified in Neuropathy) and Select Health Twin Cities

Read some of their Google Reviews:

I have tried many different treatment options for diabetic neuropathy without much effect. Having started the treatment at SHTC I did not see immediate results but after three weeks gradual improvement began and continues after the treatment is done. I do not wake up in the middle of the night from sharp pains any more, was able to reduce the meds, have better sensations and steadier gate. I am pleased with results.

I was diagnosed with Peripheral Neuropathy by a medical doctor who told me there was nothing to reverse the process, that I would have to learn to live with it, and all that was available was meds to mask and reduce the pain. After six months of treatment with Dr. Antoine, I have improved markedly. I have regained a great deal of feeling in my feet, I have improved my balance, and the feeling and sensation has improved. I am very glad I found Dr. Antoine. I'm having a better quality of life.

I  went in with pain in my feet and into my ankles. My MD said there was nothing to do for the neuropathy except to prescribe a pill to mask the pain. I came to see Dr. Antoine and listened to all he had to say, I followed all his instructions. My feet went from 30% feeling to 95% in three months. I cant believe the outcome. I am so glad to have found Select Health of the Twin Cities.

It was a great choice for me.....Dr Jamy's experience and a specific treatment plan was set up and monitored by him. I gained more feeling in my very numb feet and lessened nightly leg cramping. I'm sleeping better which is huge....because I was sleep deprived for months. They have numerous therapies there and it's a very welcoming atmosphere.

It was a great choice for me.....Dr Jamy's experience and a specific treatment plan was set up and monitored by him. I gained more feeling in my very numb feet and lessened nightly leg cramping. I'm sleeping better which is huge....because I was sleep deprived for months. They have numerous therapies there and it's a very welcoming atmosphere.

I cannot speak highly enough of Select Health of the Twin Cities, Dr. Antoine & the staff. They are so friendly, easy to work with and I am blown away at how much better I got while going through Dr. Antoine's program. Thank you Select Health of the Twin Cities!

Dr. James helping a patient @ Select Health - Twin Cities
In Edina, MN

Relaxed, happy patient @ Select Health - Twin Cities
In Edina, MN

Meet the Select Health Doctors 

Located in Edina, Minnesota

Dr. Jamy Antoine

 Board Certified in Neuropathy

Dr. Antoine, DC, BCN is a Board-Certified Doctor of Chiropractic through the state of MN and is Board-Certified in Neuropathy through the American College of Physical Medicine.

In 2010, Dr. Antoine, Board Certified in Neuropathy is part of Neuropathy, Disc and Joint Specialty Clinic. After a neck MRI revealed six bulging and herniated discs in his neck. He had tried – unsuccessfully- for years – to manage and improve his neck pain using traditional chiropractic, traction, massage, and other treatments. In 2010, he underwent specific disc therapy, and achieved remarkable results with his own spine – and has been pain-free for over 11 years. Since 2010, he has helped thousands of patients regain their life and avoid surgery by using his trademarked Neuropathy treatment programs at Select Health of The Twin Cities.

Dr. James Eschiti

Functional Medicine Practitioner, 

Dr. Antoine, DC, BCN is a Board-Certified Doctor of Chiropractic through the state of MN and is Board-Certified in Neuropathy through the American College of Physical Medicine.

Dr. Eschiti received his undergraduate degree in Education from the University of Central Oklahoma. He completed his Doctorate of Chiropractic in 2002 at Northwestern College of Chiropractic in Bloomington, MN. Dr. Eschiti specializes in Sports Medicine. After Chiropractic school, he completed the post graduate program for CCSP and became a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician. Dr Eschiti is also a certified personal trainer through the National Council of Strength and Fitness. His hobbies include biking, hiking and spending time with his family.

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