Biopuncture & Injections

Injections

Injections are the use of injectable substances into acupuncture points or trigger points. We use only high quality natural products. The use of injections is great for tough cases that don't respond as well to acupuncture alone. Using injections versus taking an herbal/homeopathic supplement internally or topically is much stronger and targeted. Injections are especially recommended for those patients looking to prevent surgeries or other invasive injection therapies.


Vitamin B12 Injections

Vitamin B12 Methylcobalamin is it's most absorbable form and is preservative free. B12 is plays an important role in building and shaping red blood cells. B12 is often found in animal products including eggs and many people do not have enough dietary B12. Symptoms of low B12 include fatigue and low energy, cold hands and feet, sluggish thinking, peripheral neuropathy and numbness, lightheadedness, heart palpitations, pale skin, constipation, diarrhea, loss of appetite, nerve pain, vision problems, and depression to name a few. Alcohol consumption can also decrease your B12.

Vitamin B12 deficiency can be confirmed with a simple CBC blood test. Vitamin B12 is very safe. We use a dose of 25mg/5ml which is enough B12 for a weeks worth of B12 if a deficiency is determined. For a maintenance dose, one B12 shot is recommended per month. Because B12 is water soluble it is very safe and overdose and side effects are rare.

Please note, if you are on these medications you might have an interaction (always tell us what you are taking!)

  • Leukeran (chlorambucil)
  • Prilosec (omeprazole)
  • Colcrys and Mitigare (colchicine)
  • The herbal supplement goldenseal

Saline Trigger Point Injections

Saline can be used to inject into tight muscles, muscle knots, and trigger points. The saline flush can help cells start "cellular respiration" where a cell that is holding toxic or stored material can then start aerobic respiration. In order for these cells to get rid of their material and stimulate ATP (energy), you must have oxygen. Saline is a great, safe, simple option to help "flush out toxic materials" where there is a trigger point or tight muscle.

Arnica for General Pain

Arnica is a homeopathic (diluted plant medication) that is used for pain. Arnica comes from the sunflower family. It has been shown to help decrease pain, swelling, and inflammation. It can be useful for arthritis and general pain in the muscles or joints.

Traumeel for injuries

Traumeel is a homeopathic (diluted plant medication) injectable used for minor aches and pains after injury. Traumeel can decrease local inflammation, swelling and pain from sprains, strains, and bruising. Traumeel is a great option for injuries that won't heal or where acupuncture alone isn't enough.
Ingredients

Calendula officinalis 1X 1.5 g....................Stimulates healing process

Hamamelis virginiana 1X 1.5 g.................Relieves bruised soreness

Arnica montana, radix 3X 1.5 g.................Reduces bruising

Aconitum napellus 3X 1 g.........................Reduces pain after injury

Belladonna 3X 1 g....................................Reduces pain

Bellis perennis 1X 0.5 g............................Treats bruises

Chamomilla 1X 0.5 g................................Soothing pain relief

Echinacea 1X 0.5 g..................................Immune support

Echinacea purpurea 1X 0.5 g....................Stimulates healing process

Millefolium 1X 0.3 g.................................Treats minor bleeding

Hepar sulphuris calcareum 8X 0.25 g........Stimulates injury healing

Mercurius solubilis 8X 0.12 g....................Reduces joint pain

Symphytum officinale 4X 0.1 g..................Relieves joint pain

Hypericum perforatum 6X 0.09 g...............Relieves pain


Zeel for Joint Pain

Zeel is a homeopathic (diluted plant medication) injection used for joint pain, osteoarthritis, cartilage and articular pain and inflammation, and other rheumatic conditions. Zeel can be injected when acupuncture alone isn't enough.
Ingredients
  • a-Lipoicum acidum
  • Arnica montana, radix
  • Cartilago suis
  • Coenzyme A
  • Dulcamara
  • Embryo totalis suis
  • Funiculus umbilicalis suis
  • Nadidum
  • Natrum oxalaceticum
  • Placenta suis
  • Rhus toxicodendron
  • Sanguinaria canadensis
  • Sulphur
  • Symphytum officinale

Neuralgo-Rheum for Nerve Pain

Neuralgo-rheum is a homeopathic (diluted plant medication) injection used for nerve pain, disc protrusion, and sciatica. It can be injected when acupuncture alone isn't strong enough.
Ingredients
  • Causticum
  • Colchicum autumnale
  • Colocynthis
  • Ferrum metallicum
  • Gnaphalium polycephalum
  • Lithium benzoicum
  • Rhus toxicodendron
  • Spiraea ulmaria

Gelsemium Comp

Gelsemium Comp is a homeopathic (diluted plant medication) injection used for postherpatic neuralgia (pain after shingles), trigeminal neuralgia, and chronic sciatica. This injection can be used when acupuncture alone isn't enough.
Ingredients
  • Aconitum napellus
  • Cocculus indicus
  • Colocynthis
  • Gelsemium sempervirens
  • Lachesis mutus
  • Mezereum
  • Nux vomica
  • Plumbum aceticum
  • Rhus toxicodendron

Calmvalera Comp for Sleep and Anxiety

Calmvalera is a homeopathic (diluted plant medication) injection that can be used for insomnia, nervousness and anxiety, restlessness, mild depression and mental exhaustion. It can be used when acupuncture alone isn't strong enough.
Ingredients
  • Cimicifuga racemosa
  • Cocculus indicus
  • Cypripedium pubescens
  • Ignatia amara
  • Passiflora incarnata
  • Platinum metallicum
  • Valeriana officinalis
  • Zincum valerianicum

Hepar Comp for Liver Problems

Hepar is a homeopathic (diluted plant medication) injection that can be used to help treat liver or bile duct problems. This formula includes Milk Thistle. It can be injected when acupuncture alone isn't strong enough.
Ingredients
  • Carduus marianus
  • Chelidonium majus, radix
  • Quassia
  • Taraxacum officinale

Engystol for Immune System

Engystol is a homeopathic (diluted plant medication) injection used to help treat viral infections including colds, the flu and respiratory problems. It is used to treat weak immune systems and can prevent proliferation of many viruses. It can be injected when acupuncture alone isn't strong enough.
Ingredients
  • Asclepias vincetoxicum
  • Sulphur

Evergreen Medical Acupuncture

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Phone: 303-594-8348
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