Traumeel Injection

Traumeel Injection: Everything You Need to Know

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Traumeel is a well-known homeopathic remedy that comes in the form of cream, gel tablets, and drops. It is used to treat inflammation in muscles and the skeleton. Traumeel injection is a new way this medicine can be applied as a great alternative to other anti-inflammatory medicines and cortisone. It is a safe remedy many athletes and people that suffer muscle pain and inflammation use.  

What Are Traumeel Injections Used For?

Traumeel is a homeopathic remedy made from botanical and mineral extracts used to treat inflammation in the musculoskeletal system. Traumeel injections are used for reducing the inflammation of the body caused by injury or other conditions that cause pain, redness, or swelling. And unlike homemade remedies for softening hard corn, these injections must be administered by a doctor.

Who Can Use Them? 

Since these injections are made from natural elements and used as substitutes for anti-inflammatory medicines and cortisone, they are considered safe to administer to all people. There are no known dangerous side effects these injections cause. However, if the symptoms of inflammation don’t go away, this may be a sign of some other serious condition, so you should check with your doctor. Unlike stem cell therapy, treatment with Traumeel injections can be recommended to all men and women that experience the following: 

  • Joint pain and chronic joint pain,
  • Pain after surgery,
  • Sports injuries,
  • Chronic lower back pain,
  • Tendinitis,
  • Ligament, tendon, and muscle tears,
  • Bursitis,
  • Knee pain.

What Is Traumeel Injection Success Rate?

Traumeel injections are used as a safe alternative to other anti-inflammatory medications such as NSAIDs and Steroids. Some studies have shown a reduction in symptomatic pain in patients by 50% in spinal pain conditions. The Traumeel injections have the best results if administered immediately after an injury or as soon as symptoms occur. Most patients will experience relief in pain and symptoms 24 to 48 hours after the administration of Traumeel injections. After the first administration of the Traumeel injection, most patients can return to normal activities, and they will have to continue and repeat the treatment for the next couple of weeks for the best results.  

Where Can You Obtain Traumeel Injection?

Depending on your condition and type of injury, different doctors can suggest Traumeel injection treatments. For example, if you have chronic pain in your foot, it would be advisable to first see your podiatrist. You may experience pain due to other conditions like Hallux Rigidus or need flat feet surgery instead of Traumeel injection treatment. The doctor will carefully examine you and determine what is the cause of your chronic pain and whether Traumeel injections are the best solution. 

Traumeel injection can be administered intramuscularly, intravenously, subcutaneously, or intradermally. The doctor will use a sterile needle and ultrasound to insert the Traumeel solution into the inflamed area. In some cases, doctors may use local anesthetics like lidocaine to reduce discomfort or the whole treatment. Depending on the type of area that is treated and how deep the inflamed tissue is patient may feel discomfort in that area for the next couple of days from the treatment.

Is the Cost of Traumeel Injection Covered by the Insurance?

Most insurance will not cover the Traumeel injections treatment. However, in some cases, your doctor may prescribe this treatment to you. Also, Traumeel injection is not covered by Medicare. The cost of Traumeel injection will be different with different physicians and will depend on your condition and whether you need other treatments to accommodate Traumeel injection treatment. For example, if you have lower back pain, you may need the administration of a local anesthetic with a Traumeel injection on your appointment. Or if you have to take several injections over the course of a couple of weeks or months, the costs will be different. 

One thing is for sure – this is a safe treatment that can only be administered by medical professionals. 

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Talk to Your Doctor in Miami About Traumeel Injection

If you have any of the conditions we mentioned above, like chronic pain, you can get rid of it if you contact our office and book an appointment. As you can see, Traumeel injection is a safe treatment that successfully treats chronic pain and inflammation caused by various factors. 

Our team of doctors at Luxe Foot Surgery will be more than happy to answer any of your questions regarding Traumeel injection treatment. Also, our doctors will examine you and will help you to find the best and safest way to treat a condition you have, whether that is a sports injury or some other condition.

FAQ

How Long Does It Take for Traumeel Injections to Work?

Most patients will feel relief in 24 hours after the administration of Traumeel injection; some will feel discomfort for a couple of days but will be able to return to their normal activities. Depending on the type of inflammation and condition of the patient, more treatments will have to be administered in the next couple of weeks. Your doctor will set up the course and duration of your treatment. 

Are Traumeel Injections Safe?

As a homeopathic remedy that is made completely out of natural ingredients, Traumeel injections don’t have any known side effects. The only rare side effect that can happen is an allergic reaction in patients that are sensitive to some of the ingredients of Traumeel. However, these side effects are rare, so Traumeel injections can be administered to children of two years of age. 

How Effective Is Traumeel Injection?

As a non-cortisone and completely natural and safe treatment for chronic pain and inflammation, we can say that Traumeel injections are effective. Most patients will feel relief in 24 to 48 hours after the administration and will need a couple more treatments for the best results. The Traumeel Injection is most effective if administered immediately after an injury happens or as soon as symptoms begin to appear. However, even with people with chronic pain, these injection has proven to work perfectly. 

How Long Does a Traumeel Injection Last?

Depending on the type of condition you have, Traumeel injection will last differently. For example, if used to treat chronic joint pain, Traumeel injection can last for several months. Also, if you had an injury and were treated with Traumeel injections, there is a good chance you will not need this treatment again. However, for some conditions, repeated treatment will have to be administered in the timeframe set by your doctor. 

References 

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  3. New York Bone & Joint Specialists. (n.d.). Traumeel Injection Therapy. Retrieved from https://nyboneandjoint.com/conditions-treatments/traumeel-injection-therapy/
  4. Issaquah Foot & Ankle Specialists. (n.d.). Traumeel Injections: Uses, Success Rate, and Recommendations. Retrieved from https://www.bestfootdoc.com/blog/traumeel-injections-uses-success-rate-and-recommendations
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