Microacupuncture is one of the most effective methods to treat vision loss from degenerative eye diseases. Common conditions MicroAcupuncture is helpful for include: Macular Degeneration, Retinitis Pigmentosa, Stargardt’s Rod/Cone dystrophy, Glaucoma, Diabetic neuropathy, as well as other degenerative diseases of the eyes.
Steroid injections are generally just a bad idea. Especially when it comes to joint pain. They might help in the short term for 3 months if you’re lucky but long term they lead to further arthritis, degeneration and the need for joint replacement. Cortisone injections are actually toxic to our cells – the dose given
I am a big believer that dry needling is the most effective tool at reducing pain and restoring range of motion. And it’s not just temporary relief, results can and often are long lasting.
Prolozone (Ozone) Injections are the best alternative to expensive PRP & Stem Cell procedures. They work in the same way by stimulating your body’s own healing response. Ozone injections are great for herniations, arthritis, bulges, inflammation, tendinitis, bursitis and more. If it hurts then Prolozone (Ozone Injections + Prolotherapy) will help. Ozone Injection therapy works
I’ve performed 30,000 pain management procedures, so I’ve heard it all and seen it all. I’ve learned a lot about what it takes to actually treat pain. Most doctors are not equipped to actually treat your pain. At best they will manage your symptoms. In reality, most of the options they give you actually make
As we age we’re going to get aches and pains. Those little nags are warnings. Warnings that if ignored turn from small strains to big events that blow up. These problems compound and become so big that it resets our baseline level of fitness, performance, and activity. I’ve heard so many stories of a little backache
When it comes to pain, the way I view the body and design treatments is so dramatically different than traditional pain management.
Functional medicine is the future of medicine. It is a personalized systems based medicine. It honors the fact your body is a complex system within a collection of smaller parts. And the way these individual parts interact has a direct influence and determines how the system as a whole functions. With functional medicine the goal is to determine the root cause of your symptoms. There is a strong focus on nutrition, lifestyle, and natural approaches.
Your MRI isn’t magical. It’s just a picture. You’re a dynamic complex system that has an amazing ability to adapt. A picture doesn’t tell the whole picture of why or where you are experiencing pain. Everyday in my clinic I get someone who is sold on the idea that their MRI describes their exact pain.
Sciatica is a type of nerve pain that can be very debilitating. If you are one of the millions of people who suffer from this condition, you know how frustrating and painful it can be. There are many treatments available for sciatica, but some people find that they don’t respond well to traditional treatments like physical therapy and cortisone injections. The good news is there’s a different option called dry needling for sciatica that is specifically designed to help treat pain, and can especially help sciatica.