Category: Pain

March 28, 2016 Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, BSc, ND No comments exist

Prolotherapy treats chronic pain due to ligament and tendon instability and the resulting joint, muscle, nerve and structural dysfunctions.   Prolotherapy is helpful for what conditions? The treatment is successful for most types of musculoskeletal pain, including degenerative joint conditions, arthritis, back pain, neck pain, fibromyalgia, sports injuries, yoga overstretching injuries, dislocations, unresolved whiplash injuries,…

March 28, 2016 Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, BSc, ND No comments exist

Dr. Anhorn received his ozone training through Dr. Frank Shallenberger, MD. The following is an excerpt from Dr. Shallenberger’s website (www.antiagingmedicine.com).   Ozone therapy is a unique form of therapy that both heals and detoxifies at the same time. It used to treat a variety of chronic disease including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, Lyme disease, chronic…

March 28, 2016 Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, BSc, ND No comments exist

Dr. Nicholas Anhorn is trained in both Basic and Advanced Neural Therapy by Dr. Jeff Harris.   Neural Therapy has been in wide use in Europe since the 1940’s. Since that time it has been taught and practiced safely around the world with great success and minimal negative effects. It is very effective in treating…

March 28, 2016 Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, BSc, ND No comments exist

Prolozone® is an injection technique developed and pioneered by Dr. Frank Shallenberger, MD.  Dr. Anhorn has received both Basic Prolozone and Advanced Prolozone training from Dr. Shallenberger.  The following is excerpts modified from Dr. Shallenberger’s website and from his training courses.   Prolozone is excellent for all forms of musculoskeletal and joint pain including chronic…

March 27, 2016 Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, BSc, ND No comments exist

One of the most overlooked causes of acute and chronic pain are the peripheral nerves. There are lots of therapies aimed at healing your muscles (e.g. massage, physiotherapy, therapeutic ultrasound, etc), and there are therapies for realigning your spine (e.g. chiropractic). There are drugs to decrease inflammation (e.g. advil), and there are nutrients aimed at…

March 17, 2016 Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, BSc, ND No comments exist

Taking steps to become migraine free   I was lucky enough to be headache-free for the first 25 years of my life.   When I did have my first headache, I thought, ‘That isn’t that bad.’ Boy, was I wrong. That year I suffered with a headache almost every single day. The doctors said that…

March 16, 2016 Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, BSc, ND No comments exist

Pain management based on five key principles   During my clinical training at naturopathic medical school, I quickly realized that chronic pain was a serious issue that affected almost every person at some point in their lives.  In the past three months, one-third of all Canadians report having suffered a loss of income, booked off…