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Brian Dawson, DPM -  - Podiatrist

Brian Dawson, DPM

Podiatrist located in Brooklyn, NY

Dr. Dawson is skilled in advanced and novel treatment techniques, including biopuncture, so he can provide patients at his Brooklyn Heights, New York City podiatry practice with the broadest array of options for treating both acute and chronic pain and other symptoms.


What is biopuncture?

Biopuncture is a technique which uses carefully-placed injections of special solutions to help relieve pain and inflammation. Solutions can be customized to suit the needs of the individual patient, and may include a variety of natural substances like plant extracts and minerals to help support tissue repair and health.

Is biopuncture safe?

Yes, the substances injected during treatment are FDA-approved and regulated, and only sterile needles are used. Biopuncture also does not have the same risks and potential side effects as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs) and other drugs typically used to treat pain and injury.

Is biopuncture painful?

As with acupuncture, the needles used in biopuncture are extremely thin, so discomfort is minimal.

How many treatments will I need?

That depends on your symptoms and your individual needs, as well as the extent of any existing tissue damage. While some people will achieve relief after a single treatment session, most men and women will benefit from a series of treatments at three- to five-week intervals, especially for those with chronic or severe issues.

Is biopuncture only used in podiatry?

No, biopuncture is used to treat an array of medical issues, including back pain, irritable bowel syndrome and arthritis in joints throughout the body.

How does biopuncture work?

Biopuncture uses special nutrients in the injection solutions to help spur the natural healing process inside your tissues at the cellular level while also providing nutritive support for new tissue growth. By speeding up the healing process, pain is reduced and patients are able to resume their normal activities more quickly.

Does medical insurance cover the cost of biopuncture?

To date, biopuncture is typically not covered by medical insurance, but the cost is very affordable, especially compared to other more traditional treatments.


Insurance Plans Accepted

If you are unsure if we accept your insurance, please call our office.

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Plan
Multiplan PHCS
Multiplan, Inc.
Oxford (UnitedHealthcare)