Providing Advanced Care for Healthy Results in the Virgin Islands
Are you suffering from low back pain, mid back pain, shoulder pain or elbow pain? You're not alone. The usual course of treatment for these types of pain are surgery, pain killers, anti-inflammatory drugs and cortisone shots. While some of these solutions may offer temporary relief, they do not treat the underlying cause of the issue. Also, many of these treatments when used frequently, have negative side-effects.
The most common types of pain that we successfully treat naturally with Ozone are:
Do You Have Any of These Joint, Back or Shoulder Issues?
We have had amazing results in our clinic with these conditions as well:
How Does Ozone Work?
The use of ozone causes the joint to heal much more quickly than normal. This is because ozone is a highly reactive molecule and when injected into a joint capsule it is able to stimulate the fibroblastic joint repairing abilities.
Ozone causes repair and tightening of the lax structures, partially torn connective tissue and ligaments.
Ozone halts the pain/inflammation cycle. This allows for better circulation, increased blood flow carrying nutrition, and hydration of the damaged tissues. This allows for a healing environment within the joint to develop and results in increased range of motion and decreased pain. Because ozone has the ability in many cases to actually corrects the pathology of the disorder, there is a 75% chance for the chronic pain sufferer to becoming permanently pain free. By repairing the connective tissue this is all that is needed to permanently reverse chronic pain.
Ozone Therapy is a connective tissue injection therapy of collagen producing substances and ozone gas which can reconstruct damaged or weakened connective tissue in and around joints. These substances are injected into the damaged connective tissue in and around a joint to rebuild the damaged areas. Ozone Therapy offers a non-surgical, ligament reconstruction option and is a permanent treatment for chronic pain.
Why Joints & Ligaments Degenerate
Ligaments are the structural “rubber bands” that hold bones to bones in joints – acting like the body’s shock absorbers. Ligaments can become weak or injured and may not heal back to their original strength or endurance. Ligaments will also not tighten on their own to their original length once injured. This is largely because the blood supply to ligaments is limited, and therefore healing is slow and not always complete. To further complicate this, ligaments also have many nerve endings, and therefore the person will feel pain at the areas where the ligaments are damaged or loose. If we are athletic or if we are just getting older there is some gradual and natural degeneration of the moving parts of the body due to ongoing recurrent mechanical stress, and failure of tissues to repair. This can come from lack of nutrients, lack of circulation, aging and inflammation. When this happens the ligaments, tendons, and cartilage become dehydrated and weaker. This results in laxity and more abnormal mechanical stress and shearing forces on the joint. Abnormal shearingforces and torsion cause more joint dysfunction. This leads to a progressive separation of the ligaments from the superficial covering on the bone called the periosteum. This pulling on the periosteum creates a space, which the body fills in with new bone. These new parts of bone are called osteophytes. They are the premier signs of degenerative arthritis in & around the joint. Osteophytes and joint laxity result in a reduced range of motion, which causes strain on surrounding muscles which then become either over or under worked leading to more dysfunction & pain.