Natural Pain Therapy
If you suffer from chronic pain, fibromyalgia, or migraine headaches you will be relieved to know that there are natural, alternative treatments to effectively manage your pain.
At San Tan Wellness Center, we use a combination of natural pain management therapies to help stimulate the natural healing properties of the body. We also consider that many pain conditions are aggravated by the inflammatory response of the body to certain foods. We address the management of your pain on many levels, providing you tools to better manage your pain.
Prolotherapy is a regenerative injection therapy. Natural substances, including homeopathics are injected into the tendons, ligaments and joints of areas of chronic pain associated with past injuries. Most areas of chronic pain associated with a past injuries are the result of a build up of scar tissue and/or an improper healing of the surrounding tissue. Prolotherapy acts to breakup scar tissue and improve circulation and immune response to encourage proper healing and restore normal function of the tendons, ligaments and joints.
Acupuncture is an ancient oriental medicine. It works upon the principle of restoring the balance of vital energy, or yin and yang, to the body and/or specific regions. It is used effectively to treat various chronic and acute conditions, especially pain.
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection Therapy
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection Therapy (MTPIT) is used to relieve many acute and chronic pain related problems of the musculoskeletal system. Natural substances, including saline, vitamin Bs, homeopathics and procaine are injected into trigger points (also referred to as muscle knots) to reduce and eliminate pain.
Mesotherapy and Neural Therapy
Mesotherapy and Neural Therapy are injection therapies used to stimulate the healing process and relieve pain associated with the musculoskeletal system. These therapies work by stimulating the autonomic nerves in the skin, which act to improve circulation and nerve supply to areas of pain and injury. Both mesotherapy and neural therapy involve superficial injections just below the level of the skin.
All of the modalities mentioned above work on the premise of encouraging the natural healing process inherent to the human organism. All of these modalities have proven to be safe and effective as an alternative to pain medications and frequently, surgery.