Schedule a Virtual 3D Consultation
Back To Top
Having Dr. Forley as a surgeon has changed my life…through his talent, understanding, honest guidance, and expert skill.
quote
star
Having Dr. Forley as a surgeon has changed my life…through his talent, understanding, honest guidance, and expert skill.”
Judith L.
DocScores
black_box
He is by far the best of the best and I would never go anywhere else.
quote
star
He is by far the best of the best and I would never go anywhere else.”
Stefani
DocScores
black_box
There is no doctor as honest and caring and knowledgeable as Dr. Forley
quote
star
There is no doctor as honest and caring and knowledgeable as Dr. Forley!”
Barbara K. RealSelf
black_box
I completely trust his vision, skill and his ability to intuitively know what's best for me.
quote
star
I completely trust his vision, skill and his ability to intuitively know what's best for me.”
Vitals.com
black_box

ARNICA MONTANA: HOW DOES IT WORK?

Bruising and swelling may result from both surgical and non-surgical treatments. Frequently, how we manage the period before and after the procedure will have an impact on the onset or extent of each. Arnica Montana has often been recommended as a homeopathic remedy to reduce the likelihood of bruising and swelling. Knowing how it is believed to work will help you in deciding whether to use it when you book your next procedure.

2015 VM Arnica Montana 120

An inflammatory reaction is produced by the body when it senses an “injury” and can result from a needle or a knife. This starts a cascade of reactions that includes the presence of an increased amount of blood in the area of treatment resulting in excessive stretching of the walls of small vessels such as capillaries. This stretching enables the release of white blood cells and fluid from the space within the blood vessels into the surrounding tissue between cells resulting in swelling. Arnica Montana is felt to produce an increase in the rate of blood flow through the capillaries in the affected region producing a more rapid resorption of fluid thereby reducing both swelling and bruising.

Tags: , , , , ,

Written by Dr. Forley on February 28, 2017

Blog - ANESTHESIA EXPLAINED Photo

ANESTHESIA EXPLAINED

Anesthesia involves the use of medicines to block pain sensation during surgery, alter ...

Blog - FOOD ADDITIVES TO AVOID Photo

FOOD ADDITIVES TO AVOID

A big part of staying youthful is remaining healthy. Food additives are used to enhan...

Blog - Otoplasty for Prominent Ears Photo

Otoplasty for Prominent Ears

Otoplasty is a plastic surgical procedure that reduces prominence of the ear and can al...

Archives

Schedule A Consultation

I'm interested in a virtual 3D consultation

Required*