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Regenerative Medicine: Chiropractic Options

Regenerative medicine is the process of replacing or regenerating cells and tissues to restore normal function and reduce pain.

I use alternative (non-injection) regenerative therapies in my office:

Shockwave irritant therapy is an excellent alternative to injection therapy without the injection.

Shockwave therapy also known as pulse wave therapy causes inflammation. This will kick-start regeneration by stimulating the body to send in macrophages, which are cells that trigger the healing response. Shockwave therapy is an irritant therapy especially good for muscle, tendon and joint pain including chronic neck and back pain, rotator cuff injuries, Achilles tendon problems and plantar fasciitis.

Peptide supplements

Peptides used to be only administered by getting expensive shots (injections) that have to be given into your muscles. I use Peptides in pill form. Peptides decrease inflammation and pain which helps cartilage heal, and decreases tissue breakdown. I have seen good results with Peptides for my patients with osteoarthritis (OA) and degenerative disc disease (DDD). It really helps reduce gut inflammation too. Peptides break larger molecules into smaller units. The ones I use are specific messengers for painful inflammation of the spine, cartilage and gut.

Light Therapy/Laser Therapy

Laser light therapy results in cell signaling and mitochondrial recruitment and is another non-invasive regenerative therapy. Laser light initiates the healing response, repairing damaged tissue by stimulating new, healthy tissue cells. I have 4 light therapy devices in my office so that I can provide a broad spectrum of light wave therapy. The use of light therapy into an injured area is safer than injecting fluids into the body.

PEMF stands for ‘peripheral electro-magnetic frequency’

PEMF stimulates the microcirculation. It’s one of my most impressive non-injection therapies. Increasing microcirculation improves lubrication. PEMF has FDA approval for urinary incontinence because it also stimulates the pelvic floor muscles.

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Peptides

Here’s an update on being the first Chiropractor in Los Angeles to use the Integrative Peptides supplements in capsule form. Prior to the pills, patients had to go get expensive prescriptions for intramuscular injections from a medical doctor (usually an integrative practitioner) to get the benefits of peptide therapy. I only knew 2 MD’s using Peptides when I first became interested in them.

The 2 peptides I’m using are from Integrative Peptides. Peptides are safe, some are immune system modulators that relieve pain and swelling by stopping overly aggressive immune response. Patients that have been taking the peptide pill form for the last 2 to 3 months seem to have reduced gut, muscle, and joint inflammation. My clinical observations of the effects of peptides show reductions in inflammation, edema, and pain regardless of cause.

For all my patients that need anti-inflammatory, anti-pain benefits, those with arthritis, fibromyalgia, tendon issues, gut issues, and other bone and cartilage issues, I offer Integrative Peptides. We have arranged with Integrative Peptides to sell these products at the lowest price possible.

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