Signs and Symptoms That May be Helped
Arthritis in any joint in the body
Any popping, grinding, clicking or snapping in a joint (all of these signs of jointÂ loosening and instability
Any joint which is only partially helped by osteopathic or chiropracticÂ adjustments/manipulations (or when adjustments or manipulations help butÂ don't hold
Manipulation frequently makes big improvements quickly. If prolonged Manipulation is necessary this is an indication of joint instability and injectionÂ Reconstructive therapy may be helpful.
Any musculoskeletal problem which has failed with surgery and other methods.
Any condition which is helped by a brace, splint, crutch, walker, lift or wheelchair.Â People that need these aids frequently have weakened or lax joints.
Deep aching which is alleviated some by constantly changing positions
Symptoms of decreased strength and endurance Increased pain with increasedÂ activity (swimming, biking and walking may be exceptions)
Various conditions such as osteoporosis with compression fractures, muscularÂ dystrophy, multiple sclerosis and spinal defects such as scoliosis andÂ spondylolisthesis (slipped spine).
Any joint which swells chronically may be a candidate for resolution with thisÂ therapy. Swelling may be an indication ofchronic friction from instability.
Any joint, tendon, ligament, cartilage, for which cortisone, Indocin, Naflon, Clinoril,Â Feldene, Motrin or other anti inflammatory drugs has been used may respond toÂ reconstructive joint injection therapy.
Conditions like carpal tunnel syndrome, rotator cuff tears and temporal mandibularÂ joint dysfunction may also respond to Â joint reconstruction injection therapyÂ because joint, ligament, tendon, disc and cartilage weakening are involved.