Platelet Rich Plasma Injections (PRP) help with a variety of issues including sports injuries. Watch our video to learn more about it.
Dr. Maegan Knutson has been using Platelet Rich Plasma Injections (PRP) injections to relieve pain in patients with chronic orthopedic injuries. One patient, Robert from Marysville, WA, shared his experience with PRP at Lighthouse Natural Medicine and we thought we share his PRP success story. What’s your name? Robert Anthony What city do you live in? Marysville, WA What type of work do you do? Mechanic at Les Schwab Can you tell me about your injury? My elbow pain was from repetitive use for many years. They were so sensitive that I couldn’t even rest my arms down on armrests. I—Read More
What are nightshades and should you be avoiding them? Often in the news you hear blurbs about “good” and “bad” foods. What was popular one year, may fall out of favor the next. One such group considered to be “bad” are called Nightshades. Nightshades are a diverse group of plants, more than 2,000 species, that belong to a botanical family called Solanaceae. The list of nightshades is considerably long, but many of these plants such as Oleander, Hemlock and Belladonna are not edible. Although others like tobacco can be smoked or chewed. There are still many nightshades that are edible including potatoes,—Read More
Lighthouse Natural Medicine offers Biopuncture as an alternative treatment for neck and back pain as well as shoulder, knee, Achilles tendon, tennis elbow and golf elbow. However, this therapy can be used for the treatment of allergies and inflammations such as hay fever or bronchitis. Some experienced physicians have also used Biopuncture for the relief of migraines, tension headaches, and pseudosciatica. Since Biopuncture isn’t a well-known treatment in the world of conventional medicine, people often have questions about what it is and how it is performed. Some often wonder if it is as safe and effective as conventional therapies involving—Read More
Cupping has become a household name this week, thanks to Olympic athletes like gold medalist Michael Phelps and gymnast Alexander Naddour. Although it seems like the latest fad, Cupping has been used for centuries in China to relieve sore muscles, tension, back pain and other medical issues. Many other athletes have seen the benefits including Major League Baseball players from the New York Mets and Oakland A’s.(1) Cupping is performed using glass cups that are suctioned onto the skin using heat. The suction provides manual “massage” therapy to the connective tissue and muscles that are close to the surface. Cupping—Read More