Mistletoe injection therapy is a natural, fast-acting and safe therapy, which has been used for Osteoarthritis and Degenerative disc disease since the 1920s. Mistletoe therapy has proven its superiority over other treatments because it supports the body’s natural self-healing processes. Mistletoe has been shown to provide sustained pain relief and improve mobility, even when compared with pharmaceutical medications.
What are the Benefits of Mistletoe injection therapy?
Mistletoe (Viscum album) is a European plant with more than a thousand substances, each of which contributes to its therapeutic effect. It has been used in medicine for thousands of years for a variety of conditions, including integrative cancer care, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome and osteoarthritis:
- Relieves pain
- Improves mobility
- Fast acting
- No interaction with medications
How does Mistletoe injection therapy work?
It is a stimulatory therapy that gently promotes the inflammatory cascade and the body’s healing processes. It improves circulation to the joint area, which supports collagen synthesis and normalizes the structure of the extracellular matrix. Mistletoe has an analgesic effect as well, as it selectively inhibits COX-2, an enzyme responsible for inflammation and pain.
What should I expect?
- Therapy includes small superficial injections in the skin around the painful joint, using a thin insulin needle.
- Suggested treatment plan: 1 treatment per week for 6 weeks. Maintenance doses may be required at a later time.
- You may have mild swelling, some redness or itching at the injection site. This is a positive reaction and shows that you are activating the local immune system. This reaction will go away within a few days. Fever is rare, but may occur and does not affect the impact of the treatment. There are no long-term side effects.