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Neural Therapy (NT) is an injection-based treatment, popular in Europe but still new to the U.S., that can basically "hit the reset button” on the nervous and immune systems.  Dramatic relief from both acute and chronic pain, as well as near-instant resolution of even lingering illness symptoms, have been seen in our office.

Small amounts of procaine, a local anesthetic used by dentists, is introduced usually near the area of distress to re-establish the normal resting potential of nerves.  The anesthesia wears off in less than an hour, but the relief that comes from the localized calming of body systems, especially when combined with restorative Osteopathic Manipulation, can sustain for profound lengths of time.

As to the injections, the small “prick” that is involved is well accepted and well-tolerated by most patients - even by those with a fear of needles.  It helps that the needles are smaller than the ones used in conventional medicine, and frequently no sensation is felt at all.

Neural Therapy can be safely combined with any other pharmacological, surgical or natural treatment, facilitating and increasing the efficacy of the whole medical intervention.  Anyone, including children and pregnant women, can be treated with NT for such issues as (to name a few):
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Joint, muscle or tendon pain
Arthritis
Recurrent infections
Circulation problems
Psoriasis and other skin conditions
Chronic bowel problems
 
Asthma and other respiratory conditions
Gynecological and urogential disorders
Hormone imbalances
Libido
Menstrual cramps
Infertility
Migraines
Dizziness
Neuralgias
Anxiety and depression
Allergies
Tinnitus
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Given its newness, the procedure in not yet covered by insurance.
  The fee is $100 per session (with possible multiple injections per session), with usually one session per visit.  Being an optional treatment performed in addition to her other modalities, the doctor will discuss any possible need for NT at the time of visit.

For more information, here's a link to a YouTube clip in Spanish - with English subtitles - from physicians at the University of Barcelona describing in greater detail the concepts behind, and their results from, Neural Therapy.

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Dr. Reiss also offers Trigger Point injections (TPI).  Similar to Neural Therapy, TPI uses a local anesthetic to ease discreet knots or the tight, ropy bands of muscle that form when muscles fail to relax, thus relieving the pain associated with that tightness.  TPIs are recognized by Medicare and most insurance companies, so treatment may only affect your visit co-insurance.
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In addition Dr. Reiss is prescribing Low Dose Naltrexone, or LDN.  This is an off-label usage, up to 4.5 mg, made and shipped to our patients by a compounding pharmacist.  More information about the product can be found at LDNResearchTrust.org.