Natural Pain Relief

Natural Pain Relief Specialist
Dr. Hansen has built his practice at the Hansen Clinic of Natural Medicine, based on the understanding that the body and nature are the real healers of disease, not doctors or drugs. Patients from all over the country and around the world come to be treated by Dr. Hansen at his clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona because of his experience, skill, and use of specialized natural therapies. Many of his patients specifically seek him out because they want to avoid drugs and surgeries, which often suppress real healing and lead to dependence.

Natural Pain Relief Q & A

by Clark Hansen, NMD

What is Natural Pain Relief?

Natural pain relief is the use of specialized medicines made by nature or the body itself that relieve pain by enhancing the inherent healing ability of the body.  Dr. Hansen prescribes nutritional and herbal medicines along with the patient's own Platelet Derived Growth Factors that augment innate healing, overcome inflammation, and stimulate the regeneration of healthy new tissue to replace the damaged tissue that is the underlying cause of the pain.  

Dr. Hansen offers a variety of natural pain relief therapies including nutritional and herbal medicines, Mesotherapy, which he learned in Paris, France, the use of bioidentical hormones, which he learned in Brussels, Belgium, and PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) therapy, which he learned in advanced training with the American Association of Anti-Aging Medicine.

What is PRP?

Dr. Hansen believes that PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) therapy is perhaps the most important discovery of modern medicine. PRP is the yellowish portion of the blood that is concentrated with platelets and growth factors that initiate and accelerate tissue repair and regeneration. It is obtained by drawing blood into a proprietary blood collection tube and then using a centrifuge to separate the red and white blood cells and isolate a concentrated amount of platelets. All PRP is not the same, and there are varying concentrations of platelets, WBCs, and RBCs depending on the technique. Recent studies have shown that the optimal platelet concentration appears to be a 3-6 fold concentration like those obtained by Dr. Hansen’s methods. More is not always better. The use of more highly concentrated platelet preparations appears to have unwanted or inhibitory influences on certain growth factors.

For more information about PRP and whether or not it might be right for you, click here.

For more information about Mesotherapy and a few of the specialized nutritional and herbal medicines used by Dr. Hansen, click here.

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