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Perineural Injection Therapy (Neural Prolotherapy)

Perineural Injection Therapy (Neural Prolotherapy)

Perineural Injection Therapy (Neural Prolotherapy) services offered in Buffalo, NY

Neural Prolotherapy is a safe and effective treatment for chronic nerve pain resulting from injury or repetitive motion damage. Injured and inflamed nerves cause chronic pain that is not treatable by surgery or pharmaceutical drugs. Attempting to treat nerve damage with pharmaceutical drugs gives little relief at great risk. 

Neural Prolotherapy is sometimes referred to as Perineural Injection Treatment (PIT) or Perineural Subcutaneous injections (PSI).

Perineural Injection Therapy

THE BENEFITS

Perineural Injection Therapy (PIT) bathes the nerve and promotes healing and recovery of the myelin sheath as well blocking of nerve receptors that release inflammatory chemicals. It reduces nerve induced inflammation and local tissue injury, making the affected area less sensitive and more resilient to stress and tension.

Used for inflamed nerves of the arms and legs as well as superficial nerves of neck and lower back.

Direct trauma to the tissues of arms and legs as well as systemic inflammatory conditions can cause diffuse swelling of the small nerves in the limbs. Typically nerves are more effected around bony joint prominences and tight muscle and tendon bands that the nerves course under.


Perineural Injection Therapy
Inflamed Nerves of the Arms and Legs

Perineural Injection Therapy
Superficial Nerves of the Neck and Lower Back

 

WHAT TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

Indications for neural prolotherapy:

  • Unprovoked and unremitting skin and muscle pain and inflammation
  • Tenderness to touch and pressure
  • Burning, cramping, and deep muscle aching

Pain relief is immediate after the first round of injections however you will require multiple treatments to achieve lasting relief. Relief may initially be as brief as a few hours or days. Your symptoms will return less frequently and less intensely after each treatment.


Perineural Injection Therapy

TREATMENT

Treating neurological pain with neural prolotherapy begins with a diagnosis. Dr. Kaplan bases recommendations on your consultation and image studies. OWM Integrative Wellness takes ultrasound images of your nerves at our wellness center. The treatment consists of a series of tiny half-inch injections targeting painful affected nerves with a weak glucose solution. This sugar solution stimulates healing, reversing nerve damage and its symptoms.

 


SAFETY

A mild neuroprolotherapy solution is well tolerated.

Injection technique utilizes ultrasound guidance. It promotes a healing response with out risk of injury or allergic reactions.


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