Frequently Asked Questions about gold therapy
A brief overview of important information
In principle, all joints can be treated with gold implants, from the finger and toe joint to the knee, hip, shoulder or ankle joint and vertebral joints
All questions regarding the procedure should be raised with Dr. Endrizzi by telephone, prior to your treatment. Important findings like X-ray and MRT images should be sent to us in advance, by post or e-mail.
The gold implants takes place under local anesthesia. You can leave the practice immediately after the procedure. However, you will need someone to accompany you home after the treatment and should not drive a car on the same day because of possible side effects of the local anaesthesia.
No, the gold implants are cut to 2 mm with special scissors, lie in the connective tissue and do not cause any discomfort, as is occasionally claimed on the Internet. They have no sharp edges, as can be seen on the photo.
You can use the treated joint immediately. If pain develops around the punctured areas, painkillers can be taken for a short time.
The costs depend on the extent of the treatment, which can vary greatly, depending on the affected joint. Please call us for exact price information.
To ensure that every patient gets the time he or she needs, we only offer appointments by prior arrangement. There is no open consultation hour.