To help rectify the serious problem of the close-minded negativity of the MS neurological community, Direct-MS is offering to help fund five MS doctors to visit CCSVI treatment centres. This will provide an opportunity for the doctors to see for themselves the reality of CCSVI, the safety and ease of CCSVI treatment, and the types of improvements enjoyed by some after the treatment. MSSC is invited to join this necessary and potentially game-changing initiative.
patticake66 wrote:Can someone help me out here....Dr. Coyle is my neurologist. I changed dr. last year when my NYC top expert poo-pooed CCSVI. When I researched CCSVI, I came to find that she is part of the study with other dr's. I haven't had the ccsvi discussion with her yet, but am I reading this right, she doesn't believe in ccsvi? Help me....I am confused
I am not sure why this is such an issue. I mean if you do not think neurologists will help your MS don't go to one.
welshman wrote:... Now I don't know where you're from scorpion, but your comments that if your Neuro won't help, then don't go to him are somewhat silly, I live in Canada, we have an MS Clinic at our local hospital where there are 2 Neuro's working with each other - you really think it's that easy to change ? The next Centre with an MS Clinic is a 5 hour drive, you really think that's a good option ?
scorpion wrote:...I mean if you do not think neurologists will help your MS don't go to one. By all means go to a vascular doctor ...
ThisIsMA wrote:...Actually, I live in the USA and the only IR I have found who does CCSVI testing and treatment within 500 miles of my home requires that I have a referral from a neurologist to be able to have the CCSVI angioplasty procedure.
This IR has a long waiting list of people with MS who can't move forward with treatment because they can't find a neurologist willing to refer them.
Neurologists have quite a lot of power, and their closed mindedness is highly relevant. IMHO...
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