The plantar fascia is a thick band of ligamentous tissue on the bottom of the foot connecting the heel to the ball of the foot. When the plantar fascia is stressed over time it can become weakened and damaged. Despite being called an “itis” plantar fasciitis is suspected to not be caused by an inflammatory process but instead by a gradual degeneration of the plantar fascia
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) uses a concentrated sample of a person’s own blood to treat injuries and some painful conditions. PRP is collected by centrifuging a sample of a person’s blood and extracting the layer of plasma which is rich in platelets.
Over the past decade several clinical studies have examined the use of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) in the treatment of androgenic hair loss (male or female-pattern hair loss). The results of these studies have been unanimously positive, showing encouraging growth of new hair and thickening of hair already present.
There is a natural treatment which uses a component of a person’s own blood to treat their osteoarthritis. This treatment is called platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy. It is a safe treatment which tends to give significant benefits to people suffering from osteoarthritis including improvements in stiffness pain and mobility.
Osteoarthritis does not have a single cause but has many contributing factors. Mechanical over-use, excess body weight, past injuries and systemic inflammation are all major contributing factors to osteoarthritis. Thankfully effective natural treatment options are available.
For competitive athletes, maximized nutrition, training and rest are essential for performance and health; but perfect nutrient status is rare in athletes.
Methylation is simply the attachment of a methyl group (single carbon, three hydrogen) to another molecule. Although simple, methylation is a critical process for building, maintaining and repairing cells and tissues throughout the body.
Nutrition and training are front and centre in the minds of competitive athletes. However sleep is also an essential factor in performance optimization.
Lead toxicity is a common disease which is classically difficult to recognize. Avoidance of lead exposure and treatment of with chelation therapy are important in improving health of the children or adults affected.
Prolozone therapy is an injection treatment using oxygen/ozone gas. This treatment is an effective natural treatment for pain including arthritis and frozen shoulder, among other conditions. Pain is typically relieved within 48 hours of treatment and six treatments typically gives permanent improvement.