Sport and Auto Injury Treatment in Buffalo, New York

Sports Injuries

From the time your sports related joint, ligament, or tendon injury occurs, it presents a complicated set of challenges and requires an experienced approach.

Our Buffalo Sports Medicine Doctors use Prolotherapy to both treat and prevent future sports injuries. The most common sports injuries are shoulder or knee damage, ligament and tendon strains and tears, broken bones, and cartilage damage. Our Buffalo Sports Medicine Doctors are continually advancing the effectiveness of our treatment of sports related joint, ligament, and tendon damage with the use of expert prolotherapy. From diagnosis to treatment, our entire approach is designed to provide the highest level results possible.

If you have a sports-related joint, ligament, or tendon injury, schedule an appointment with one of our Buffalo Sports Medicine Doctors to see if Prolotherapy may be used to help treat your injury, as well as prevent future sports injuries.

Knee Injuries

Knee Pain is among the most common complaints from my Buffalo, NY patients. Be it from sports injuries, arthritis, automobile accidents, or just overuse, it doesn’t take much for a normal ache and pain to turn into a chronic knee pain issue. There was a time when there was no other place to turn for relief than risky surgeries and pain medications. Today, Buffalo knee doctor Mikhail Strut is proud to offer a safe and very effective alternative: Prolotherapy.

Most knee pain is centered on tendon or ligament damage. If you were able look at your tendons and ligaments, you would notice there is not a lot of blood flow to these important areas. Because of this, the ability to naturally heal is greatly hampered. Instead of replacing the ligament or tendon, Buffalo knee injury treatment doctor Mikhail Strut uses prolotherapy to inject natural substances into the affected area to promote natural healing. With prolotherapy, your body’s blood flow increases into the injured area and white blood cells concentrate in the area to promote quicker and natural healing. It really is a wonderful Knee Injury Treatment.

Your knee can be subjected to a number of traumatic events. While you will want to have your specific ailment properly diagnosed, you do not need to turn to surgery or dangerous pain medications to ease your chronic knee pain. With a quick series of prolotherapy sessions as knee injury treatment, you will notice a major improvement to both your knee pain and function. Contact the Buffalo knee doctors at RES Physical Medicine and Rehab to set up an appointment for our expert knee injury treatment. Our office is conveniently located in Buffalo, New York.

ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament)

ACL stands for anterior cruciate ligament of the knee. The knee is the largest and most complex joint in your body. Athletes often tear their ACL and prolotherapy is one of the best treatments for an athlete who has this kind of injury.

As a Buffalo knee doctor, I see a lot of athletes undergo surgery only to find out that they’re incapacitated and can’t pursue their sport anymore. If the athlete had started with a prolotherapy treatment then they would have seen that they did not need the surgery.

If you suffer from an Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear or ACL injury in Buffalo, surgery is not your only option. Contact the experienced Buffalo Knee Doctors at RES Physical Medicine & Rehab to see what safe and effective options are available to you.

Meniscus Tear Injuries

Meniscus tears are very common injuries. In Buffalo, if you have ligament tears of the knee, medial ligament, or lateral ligament, prolotherapy is ideal for this type of injury.

The experienced Buffalo knee doctors at RES Physical Therapy & Rehab in Buffalo, NY have helped countless athletes eliminate their knee pain caused by Meniscus Injuries. This is particularly important for an athlete who does not want to undergo invasive surgery. As Buffalo Knee Doctors, we know you’re not going to get your original strength back in your ligaments after surgery. You will have to have some sort of strengthening because exercise will not strengthen a ligament. Ligaments can only be strengthened with Prolotherapy.

Ankle Injuries

As an experienced Buffalo sports medicine doctor, I have treated countless patients for ankle injuries. In fact, sprained ankles are one of the most common injuries sports medicine doctors see every day. Even though they are common, they should not be taken lightly. If left untreated, ankle sprains or strains can progress into long-term joint and pain weakness and instability. The experienced pain management doctors at RES Physical Medicine & Rehab in Buffalo, NY are highly knowledgeable and have years of experience treating ankle injuries as well as many other sports injuries.

If you are currently experiencing ankle pain and are looking for relief, contact our skilled Buffalo Sports Medicine Doctors and let us help you on your road to recovery.

A Satisfied Patient

“I’ve been a police officer for 30 years. I recently had my ankle ran over on the job and spent 11 hours in the hospital. The ankle just started giving out constantly, and repeatedly; three, four times a day. It would just buckle, and I would basically almost fall to the ground. I heard about Dr. Strut from some guys I worked with and the injections were suggested to me. I met with Dr. Strut and he thought that he could fix it for me. He’s been giving me the injections in my ankle, and it no longer buckles. I think three months ago he started, and it’s been good ever since. I’m shocked and amazed that it doesn’t buckle on me anymore. With what I do, it’s important that I don’t fall to the ground, so I’m very, very, very happy.” 
— Tim Moulhern

Tendon Injuries

Prolotherapy is an excellent treatment for tendon injuries. As WNY Sports Medicine doctors at RES Physical Medicine & Rehab in Buffalo, we have helped countless patients eliminate their tendon injury pain with safe and effective treatment.

Tendons are the attachments of muscle to the bone, and a lot of times you get a muscle strain where you get torn or damaged tendons. As WNY sports medicine doctors, we always advise our patients that prolotherapy is very good for the tendon area. It does not repair the muscle, but it does repair the tendon.

If you or a loved one is suffering from a tendon injury in Buffalo, we can help. Contact our WNY Sports Medicine Doctors today to learn what treatment options we have available to help you.

What is the best diagnostic test for a tendon and ligament injury?

One of the best diagnostic tools to diagnose injuries from a Buffalo, NY automobile accident is the accident history. To obtain this, we will listen to the patient and get a story about how the accident happened. We will find out where you were located in the car, if you were wearing a seat belt or not, what speed the car accident happened, what type of collision was it, and how much damage there was to the car. The second best tool would be the physical exam, because based on the history, I will be able to formulate the pattern of injuries of which you sustained as a result of an accident and a physical exam will help me to confirm my diagnosis.

At RES Physical Medicine & Rehab in Buffalo, the imaging methodologies, such as MRIs, CAT scans, and X-rays, will be just adjunctive tools to help confirm our diagnosis. However, if our skilled WNY tendon injury doctors are using this imaging methodology to diagnose, you’ve probably sustained a very serious injury and you were probably unconscious and I would be unable to obtain that history. In this case, then those tools are a major tool I would utilize. If you or a loved one is experiencing pain from a tendon injury, contact our dedicated WNY Sports Medicine Doctors.

Can Prolotherapy treat Achilles tendonitis?

Achilles Tendonitis is treated very, very well with prolotherapy. The experienced WNY Sports Medicine Doctors at RES Physical Medicine & Rehab are well-versed in treating patients with Achilles tendonitis using prolotherapy. Prolotherapy will regenerate and decrease the inflammation of the tendon and thereby allow you the relief that you seek from that condition. If you’re suffering from Achilles Tendonitis in Buffalo, NY, we can help. Contact our experienced WNY Sports Medicine Doctors today to learn how we can help you with your tendon pain.

Can Prolotherapy treat rotator cuff injuries?

Rotator cuff injuries are one of the most common injuries of the shoulder. We have treated countless Buffalo patients with rotator cuff injuries without the need for invasive surgery.

The rotator cuff is made up of many structures actually cupping the shoulder. It’s made up of ligaments, tendons, and cartilage. Depending on what type of injury you have, that would determine if Prolotherapy would be successful or not.

It’s most successful to injuries to the ligaments or the tendons of the shoulder. Contact our experienced WNY Sports Medicine doctors today to learn more about healing your rotator cuff injury.

Plantar Fasciitis

As a Buffalo pain doctor, I know that plantar fasciitis is one of the most prevailing causes of heel pain today. We have helped many Buffalo, NY residents relieve their pain associated with plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis pertains to inflammation and pain of the plantar fascia, a flat band of solid tissue supporting the arch of the foot that runs from the heel to the toes. The plantar fascia is made of collagen, which is not flexible.

Plantar fasciitis is common in middle-aged adults, but can also occur in younger people who are constantly on their feet. When the plantar fascia is labored, it becomes frail, inflamed, and irritated. The experienced Buffalo Pain Doctors at RES Physical Medicine & Rehab have helped lots of patients eliminate their pain.

In my experience as a Buffalo pain doctor working with plantar fasciitis, the best results I’ve seen have been using prolotherapy. As a Buffalo pain doctor, I think the results are clear that you get accelerated healing and faster results when you use prolotherapy. Contact our experienced Buffalo pain doctors today to learn how we can help you.

Ligament Injuries

Our bodies are extremely dependent on ligament strength. When you have a ligament injury, this strength is compromised and you can find yourself in a lot of pain.

At RES Physical Medicine & Rehab in Buffalo, NY, our experienced WNY prolotherapy doctors can show you how prolotherapy is a very important and valuable treatment to re-strengthen and regenerate the ligament. Prolotherapy will restore the original strength and even make the ligament stronger than before.

If you’re suffering from a ligament injury in Buffalo and WNY, contact our experienced WNY Prolotherapy Doctors today to find out what treatment options we have available to you.

How can prolotherapy help with ACL tears?

Athletes often tear their ACL and prolotherapy is one of the best treatments for an athlete who has this kind of injury. Often in WNY, athletes go in and have surgery only to find that they’re incapacitated and can’t pursue their sport anymore, where in reality if you had prolotherapy done by a WNY doctor, you wouldn’t need the surgery and you would have really strong ligaments when you’re treatment is done. Contact the experienced WNY prolotherapy doctors at RES Physical Medicine & Rehab to learn more.

How can prolotherapy help with meniscus tears?

Meniscus tears are a common injury for athletes in WNY. If you have ligament tears of the knee, medial ligament, lateral ligament, etc.—and some people have a combination of several—prolotherapy is ideal for this type of injury.

This is particularly important for a Buffalo athlete who does not want to undergo surgery, because if you have to undergo any more than one ligament or two ligaments, you’re going to have a lot of healing time and may never get your strength back. As WNY Prolotherapy Doctors, we know you’re not going to get your strength back in your ligaments after surgery, you have to have some sort of strengthening—and exercise will not strengthen a ligament. Ligaments can only be strengthened with prolotherapy. Contact the experienced WNY prolotherapy doctors at RES Physical Medicine & Rehab to learn more.

Cervical Spine Injuries

As an experienced Buffalo cervical spine injury doctor, I’m often asked by patients if prolotherapy can work for cervical spine injuries. Cervical spine pain is treated very well with prolotherapy. At RES Physical Medicine & Rehab, our skilled Buffalo Cervical Spine Injury Doctors have provided Buffalo residents with cervical spine pain relief without the need for risky surgeries.

When a person hurts their neck, there are a couple of things that happen. Number one is that the ligaments do extend up to the neck into the back part of the head and in and around the head and a lot of individuals have severe headaches, so significantly that prolotherapy is very effective for treatment of that.

Neck injuries can also extend into the shoulder area as well as down the back. Rather than treating those referred areas, we actually treat the ligaments of the spine and you’ll get automatic relief of those particular injured areas.

If you or a loved one is suffering from cervical spine pain, relief is only a call away. Contact our experienced Buffalo Cervical Spine Injury Doctors today to see how we can help relieve your pain.

Upper Back Injuries

Treatment for the upper back is treated well with prolotherapy. A lot of individuals, in Buffalo particularly, after they have an injury, complain of pain between the scapula. Pain in this area is really due to ligament damage and this is where prolotherapy shines as far as actually treating of this area.

If you have upper back pain, you do not have to live with it. Our expert Buffalo Prolotherapy doctors have treatments available that do not require invasive and often risky surgery. Contact our experienced Buffalo Prolotherapy Doctors today to learn how we can help you.

Lower Back Injuries

As experienced Buffalo Doctors, we are often asked if Prolotherapy is good for lower back pain.

Prolotherapy is very effective for individuals who have low back pain, particularly as a result of falling or getting injured in a car accident.

Some of our Buffalo patients have nerve injuries giving them sharp sensations shooting down their leg which are an irritation of the nerve, and prolotherapy is very effective in helping to relieve this.

If you are experiencing chronic low back pain, contact the experienced Buffalo Doctors at RES Physical Medicine & Rehab to learn how prolotherapy may be able to help you. Our office is conveniently located in Buffalo, New York.

Shoulder Dislocation

As Buffalo Sports Medicine Doctors, patients often ask us how prolotherapy can help chronic shoulder dislocation.

Prolotherapy is very valuable for individuals who get chronic shoulder dislocation because the problem with dislocation is that the patient has a weakened ligament structure. When you have weakened ligaments, prolotherapy is the best treatment option. Prolotherapy will strengthen the ligament structures holding your shoulder in place.

If you suffer from a chronic shoulder dislocation, surgery is not your only option. Contact one of our experienced Buffalo sports medicine doctor to learn about how prolotherapy can help.

Shoulder Subluxation

As an experienced Buffalo, NY pain doctor, I often see patients with shoulder subluxation injuries. Shoulder subluxation or instability is a process for which your shoulder won’t stay still inside of the joint, and therefore that means you have weak ligaments.

At RES Physical Medicine & Rehab in Buffalo, pain doctor, Dr. Mikhail Strut, and our experienced shoulder pain doctors, can help eliminate your pain and even strengthen the ligaments in your shoulder. The prolotherapy method we use is particularly helpful for this type of injury so that the strengthening of your ligaments will hold your shoulder in a more strengthened position. We have helped countless Buffalo patients mitigate and even eliminate their shoulder pain caused by shoulder subluxation or instability. Contact our Buffalo Pain Doctors to learn how we can help you.

Car Accident Injuries

If you have been involved in an automobile accident in Buffalo, you have to deal with the after effects of the crash. Even if you are not in pain right after the collision, you may begin to feel the discomfort and pain creep into your life a day or so later. For many people, this leads to chronic pain. For others, it leads to a life of pain medications.

If those options do not sound appealing to you, you should contact experienced Buffalo car accident doctor Mikhail Strut. Dr. Strut is a trusted pain management and car accident doctor. Dr. Strut helps alleviate the chronic pain associated with auto accidents. Buffalo car accident doctor Dr. Strut is an expert in Prolotherapy. Prolotherapy helps to relieve chronic pain from car accidents.

The most common injury to come from car accidents in Buffalo is whiplash. Most cases of whiplash can be treated with Prolotherapy. Prolotherapy helps jump-start the affected area’s healing process. Buffalo car accident doctor Dr. Strut has been treating auto accident injuries for years, and whether you are dealing with ligament sprains or strains, or whiplash, we can help treat your pain safely and naturally.

If you have been seriously injured in a car accident, schedule an appointment with our experienced Buffalo Car Accident Doctors.

Whiplash Injuries

Whiplash injuries are a condition of ligament damage to the neck where the neck was pulled back fast and snapped forward. Whiplash injuries cause ligament damage for which prolotherapy is ideal for treating the injury and eliminating pain.

If you have been involved in a car accident in Buffalo, and you are dealing with discomfort in your neck, chances are you have a whiplash injury and should consult with an experienced Buffalo car accident doctor to go over your treatment options. Whiplash injuries are traumatic injuries to the neck and they are one of the most common causes of chronic pain to car accident victims. There is a good portion of the population that will have persistent pain associated with their whiplash injury. For these people, there is hope and it’s called Prolotherapy. The experienced Buffalo Car Accident Doctors at RES Physical Medicine & Rehab are well-versed in treating car accident whiplash injuries and alleviating your pain.

Prolotherapy works by addressing the source of the pain most closely associated with whiplash injuries, the ligaments, and tendons. A solution is injected directly into the damaged tissue, which causes a mild irritation that makes your body naturally react defensively. The additional attention brought to the area with the solution injection causes your own white blood cells to collect and aid in the repair process.

Prolotherapy is a safe and natural treatment method for whiplash injuries that helps soothe the chronic pain associated with severe cases of whiplash and many other muscle, tendon, ligament, and joint injuries. Dr. Mikhail Strut is an experienced Buffalo, NY car accident doctor and a trusted pain management specialist.

Headaches and Migraines

Prolotherapy can help with migraines caused by neck injuries. As experienced Buffalo Doctors, we have individuals in who have severe headaches as a result of neck injuries, particularly in car accidents. This is typically because there is a severe ligament strain in the neck.

Unfortunately, a lot of individuals are treated for headaches or migraines and not what is really causing the headaches. Sometimes after a serious accident, ligaments need to be treated. This is when prolotherapy can be a great option to eliminate headaches. If you or a loved one is experiencing headaches and migraines after a car accident or you have some other type of neck injury, contact the experienced Buffalo Doctors at RES Physical Medicine & Rehab to learn how we can help alleviate your headache pain.

Cervical Spine Injuries

As an experienced Buffalo cervical spine injury doctor, I’m often asked by patients if prolotherapy can work for cervical spine injuries. Cervical spine pain is treated very well with prolotherapy. At RES Physical Medicine & Rehab, our skilled Buffalo Cervical Spine Injury Doctors have provided Buffalo residents with cervical spine pain relief without the need for risky surgeries.

When a person hurts their neck, there are a couple of things that happen. Number one is that the ligaments do extend up to the neck into the back part of the head and in and around the head and a lot of individuals have severe headaches so significant that prolotherapy is very effective for treatment of that.

Neck injuries can also extend into the shoulder area as well as down the back. Rather than treating those referred areas, we actually treat the ligaments of the spine and you’ll get automatic relief of those particular injured areas.

If you or a loved one is suffering from cervical spine pain, relief is only a call away. Contact our experienced Buffalo Cervical Spine Injury Doctors today to see how we can help relieve your pain.

Upper Back Injuries

Treatment for the upper back is treated well with prolotherapy. A lot of individuals, in Buffalo particularly, after they have an injury, complain of pain between the scapula. Pain in this area is really due to ligament damage and this is where prolotherapy shines as far as actually treating of this area.

If you have upper back pain, you do not have to live with it. Our expert Buffalo Prolotherapy doctors have treatments available that do not require invasive and often risky surgery. Contact our experienced Buffalo Prolotherapy Doctors today to learn how we can help you.

Lower Back Injuries

As experienced Buffalo Doctors, we are often asked if Prolotherapy is good for lower back pain.

Prolotherapy is very effective for individuals who have low back pain, particularly as a result of falling or getting injured in a car accident.

Some of our Buffalo patients have nerve injuries giving them sharp sensations shooting down their leg which are an irritation of the nerve, and prolotherapy is very effective in helping to relieve this.

If you are experiencing chronic low back pain, contact the experienced Buffalo Doctors at RES Physical Medicine & Rehab to learn how prolotherapy may be able to help you. Our office is conveniently located in Buffalo, New York.

Other Injuries

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome is a congenital condition that creates lax ligaments (joints that stretch further than normal). It’s a very devastating condition that affects many Buffalo residents and currently has no treatment in current medicine.

Imagine going down the stairs and you dislocate your ankle, knee, or shoulder every time. This can be extremely painful. Your ligaments are like soft rubber bands which connect your bones together but cannot hold them together. This can result in multiple painful injuries. That’s what Ehlers-Danlos syndrome is: it’s a devastating congenital condition which can lead to a lot of disability and a lot of pain and suffering. As Buffalo Pain Doctors, this is something our office often sees.

If you or someone you love suffers from Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, we can help. Contact the experienced Pain Doctors at RES Physical Medicine & Rehab to learn about the safe and effective treatment options we have available to help your condition.