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Power of Orthobiologics and Hormone Management

Updated: Oct 14, 2023

By Deborah Westergaard MD

Pain Experts Orthobiologics

For those dedicated to achieving a holistic state of well-being, the synergy between orthobiologic treatments and hormone management cannot be understated.

The Role of Estrogen in Pain Management

Estrogen has a unique capacity to influence how we perceive pain. When at its optimal levels, the brain efficiently releases chemicals like endorphins and enkephalins, which act as natural painkillers. However, as estrogen levels drop, this pain-dampening mechanism becomes less effective. Post-menopause, when estrogen and progesterone are at their lowest, these differences in pain perception diminish.

Testosterone and Pain Perception

Testosterone, too, has a significant role. It helps reduce pain by dampening the excitatory pain signals in the body. The way hormones interact with pain is intricate, and it varies depending on one's hormonal balance and the type of pain in question.

Blending Science with Treatment: PRP and Bone Marrow for Joints

Pairing the scientific insights from hormone management with advanced orthobiologic treatments like PRP and bone marrow procedures offers a comprehensive approach to joint health. It's about integrating the body's natural mechanisms with cutting-edge medical advancements.

For those keen on a holistic approach, this combination provides a route to improved joint health and overall bodily harmony. It's an investment in your body's natural balance and resilience.

Pain Experts Orthobiologics

Deborah Westergaard, MD


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               Deborah Westergaard, MD

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