Testosterone Therapy - An Overview of Treatment Options
At Tennessee Spine, our licensed healthcare professionals provide testosterone therapy to clients in Sevierville, TN, and the surrounding areas. Testosterone therapy offers several treatment options, each with its own benefits and considerations. In this article, we provide an overview of the different treatment options available to help you make an informed decision.
Testosterone injections are a popular and effective method of testosterone therapy. They involve injecting testosterone directly into the muscle, typically in the buttocks or thighs, at regular intervals determined by your healthcare professional.
Pros of Testosterone Injections
Fast-acting and effective
Convenient, as injections are typically administered every few weeks
Cost-effective compared to other treatment options
Cons of Testosterone Injections
Possible discomfort or pain at the injection site
Requires regular visits to your healthcare provider
Testosterone Gels and Creams
Testosterone gels and creams are topical treatments applied directly to the skin. They're typically applied daily to clean, dry skin, usually on the upper arms, shoulders, or thighs.
Visible on the skin, which may be a concern for some patients
May be less cost-effective than injections
Schedule an Appointment at Tennessee Spine
If you're considering testosterone therapy and would like to learn more about the available treatment options, our licensed healthcare professionals at Tennessee Spine are here to help. We serve clients in Sevierville, TN, and the surrounding areas. To schedule an appointment, call us at (865) 286-5421.