A Concerned Citizen on the Recent Change to PRP Laws in Alberta

Recently, the College of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND) has determined that Naturopathic Doctors are no longer permitted to perform PRP treatments. Naturally, this warrants concerns for patients in the province of Alberta that have benefitted, or will benefit from the treatments in the future. As a response to this determination by the CAND, the following letter has been written by Dr.

Ironman Lessons

This day, 16 years ago, I completed my first Ironman event. It had been a dream of mine to do this race ever since I started doing triathlons in the 1990’s. My friend, Lisa, who I have written about before introduced me to them.

An Ironman consists of a 2.4 mile swim/112 mile bike and 26.2 mile run (3.8 km swim/180 km bike/ 42 km run for my metric friends).

3 Reasons why Prolotherapy/PRP treatments surpass cortisone injections

3 Reasons why Prolotherapy/PRP treatments surpass cortisone injections By Dr. Michael Mason-Wood

Have you ever injured yourself? Torn a ligament? Twisted an ankle? Separated a shoulder? If you weren’t healing and were experiencing inflammation, the likely treatment option offered by your medical doctor would be a cortisone injection. Cortisone is a powerful anti-inflammatory injection.

Dr. Mason-Wood : Neural Therapy

Dr. Mason-Wood was on Global Edmonton’s Breakfast Television in January discussing neural therapy. Thank you to Dr. Gord Grant from The Turning Point Acupuncture Clinic for inviting us on his monthly health segment. If you missed it, you can view the informative interviews below:

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Prolotherapy/PRP: Athlete Success Story

At a competition in May 2013, an 11 year old gymnast injured her right knee.  As it was the end of the season, she was able to take the summer off and had minimal complaints all summer.  Upon returning to her competitive training in September, she started to complain of pain in the same knee and she rated the pain at an 8 on a scale of 1-10. 

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