What is Prolotherapy?

A regenerative medicine treatment that stimulates repair and pain relief for arthritic joints, sports injuries, and other painful conditions. Prolotherapy is used to treat a wide array of musculoskeletal conditions to help patients get back to performing all of their desired activities.

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About Prolotherapy

Prolotherapy is a medical treatment that stimulates your body to repair or regenerate itself addressing such conditions as back pain, knee arthritis, headaches, work-related or sports injuries providing a permanent solution to underlying causes of many painful conditions.

This site offers comprehensive knowledge and research on Prolotherapy, beginning with doctors Hackett and Hemwall’s pioneering work, passed on to Dr. Ross Hauser who has continued with their work to this day. This unbroken chain of knowledge since the 1950′s makes the information on this site the most credible and authoritative source on Prolotherapy.

From the Prolotherapy Blog

Apr
13
2014

The Link Between Back Pain and Depression, Part 1

Chronic pain patients often experience depression and and/or anxiety over their painful state. Chronic neck and back pain patients often complain of bad memory, muddled thinking, and feelings of depression and anxiety. Research from Northwestern University in Chicago shows the cellular…

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Apr
12
2014

The Link Between Depression and Back Pain, Part 2

In our last post we explored the various changes in brain stucture and function that occur in chronic low back pain patients, indicating that chronic pain has a clear and direct link to feelings of depression, anxiety, poor memory and…

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Apr
10
2014

Obesity, Disc Height Changes and Low Back Pain

What happens when an obese person with low back pain loses weight? According to research published in the journal Spine, quite a few positive outcomes. Obesity’s impact on the low back Researchers observed thirty morbidly obese patients with low back…

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Apr
03
2014

Misdiagnosed hip pain causing unnecessary spinal surgery?

Misdiagnosed hip pain causing unnecessary spinal surgery? Misdiagnosed spinal problems leading to unnecessary hip surgery? Recent research suggests that doctors need to make the connection between lumbar problems and hip pain. Here is what they say: “A possible cause of…

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Apr
02
2014

Temporomandibular Joint Pain (TMJ)

Researchers say tha they see appreciable improvements in the number of episodes of dislocation and clicking after Prolotherapy. The overall success rate, defined as the absence of any further dislocation or subluxation for more than 6 months, was 91%. Of…

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Mar
27
2014

Why patients are avoiding painkillers

Painkillers are a common treatment option for people battling chronic knee pain. While many other treatment options exist, both conservative and non-conservative, prescription drugs rank high as a main course of knee pain treatment. Research published in the Journal of…

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Mar
21
2014

Hypermobile Joints Can Cause Chronic Pain

A common and often very overlooked joint condition, known as benign congenital hypermobility (BCH), can cause late onset chronic pain along with a plethora of other complications. An estimated 12% of the adult population in the world may have BCH,…

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Mar
19
2014

Platelet-Rich Plasma PRP for Older Patients

The science of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy is still relatively new to the world of orthopedics. As such, there are many studies being performed that test the application of the plasma platelets in various clinical settings. In the rush…

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Mar
17
2014

Why Patients Search for Alternatives to Knee Replacement

Total joint replacement surgeries are no simple procedures and they carry complications that most patients don’t realize. Here are just a few reasons why patients search for alternatives to knee replacement. Waiting for the Total Knee Replacement Surgery Date Researchers…

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Published Research

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Prolotherapy treatment has gained tremendous momentum in the sports medicine arena, because athletes do not want to stop training for an event or give up on scholarships.

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