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Neural-Prolotherapy (NPT): Treating chronic pain and inflammation

What does NPT treat?

  • NPT can treat any acute or chronic pain syndrome due to MVA, sports injury, repetitive use injury, strains, sprains, poor posture, surgery scars etc.
  • NPT also treats patients experiencing impingement syndromes, restricted range of motion, inflammation and swelling.

What should I expect after the first treatment?

  • In the first treatment you will notice either complete or significant removal of the pain
  • Range of motion will be restored significantly or completely

How long does the treatment last?

  • The first treatment offers pain relief for anywhere from 4 hours to 4 days or longer.
  • Each consecutive treatment builds on the previous creating longer periods of relief until complete healing is achieved
  • Every patient responds differently and the extent of the inflammation typically determines the period of analgesia.

How many treatments do I need?

  • We recommend 6-8 treatments for most patients

How does it work?

  • According to Hilton’s Law: the nerve supplying a joint also supplies both the muscles that move the joint and the skin covering the articular insertion of those muscles.
  • NPT is administered just under the skin in or close to subcutaneous nerves. These Nerves have been shown to be responsive to glucose, which is responsible for binding pre-synaptic calcium channels inhibiting the release of substance P and CGRP, thereby decreasing neurogenic inflammation
  • This allows normal flow of Nerve Growth Factor and subsequent nerve repair with analgesia