Bren Boston, M.D. is board certified in Physiatry and Pain Medicine through the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She is also a certified personal trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine and specializes in treating musculoskeletal conditions with a non-surgical approach.
What made you decide to become a doctor?
My father is an oncologist/hematologist, which is a doctor for patients with cancer or blood diseases. I grew up visiting his clinic, racing down the hallways on the wheeled doctor’s ...Continue Reading →
Prolotherapy has been in use for over 70 years and has been gaining popularity due to its efficacy in treating pain for so many patients, from elite athletes to the elderly. A research study completed in 2010 found that Prolotherapy treatment significantly reduced pain and stiffness, and even saw a reduction in surgery:
Thirty-four patients with average musculoskeletal pain duration of 27 months who were told by their medical doctor/surgeon that surgery was needed, including 20 joint replacements and nine arthroscopic ...Continue Reading →
This non-surgical procedure relieves chronic pain with an injection that promotes the natural healing of injured tissues and joints. The limited blood supply and poor healing properties of ligaments, cartilage and tendons make treatment necessary after injury.
The number of treatment appointments needed varies from patient to patient. A standard course of prolotherapy is 5-8 sessions spaced 2-4 weeks apart. If no benefit ...Continue Reading →
Sacroiliac joint (SIJ) pain is more common than you think. What is the SIJ? Well, you know those dimples you have at the top of your buttocks, one on the left and one on the right? That is the location of the top of the sacroiliac joints. Imagine an upside-down triangle starting at those dimples down to your butt crack…that is the path of the SIJ’s. The sacroiliac joints connect the pelvis (iliac bones) to the ...Continue Reading →